VMLRP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Applicants
Frequently asked questions from prospective applicants for the VMLRP program
Insular Area Authorized Representative Clarification
Memorandum from Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy to 1862 Insular Area Institutions regarding Insular Area Hatch Act (Research) and Smith-Lever Act (Extension) Award Authorized Representative - Authorized Organizational Representative Clarification.
7 CFR 3417 Final Rule - 1890 and Insular Area Matching Requirements
On May 11, 2018, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) published in the Federal Register a Final Rule making amendments to 7 CFR 3419 – “Matching Funds Requirements for Agricultural Research and Extension Capacity Funds at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Central State University, Tuskegee University, and West Virginia State University, and 1862 Land-grant Institutions in Insular Areas.”
AFRI Sustainable Agricultural Systems RFA Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA).
Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 10.500 Change
CFDA 10.500 is changing! Effective Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, capacity and competitive extension programs will see a change in their Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance number. Read the memorandum providing background for this change, action steps that need to be taken by NIFA grantees prior to October 1, 2018, and the crosswalk of current 10.500 programs to their new CFDA number.
ASAP Payment Process for NIFA Grantees
This simple 10-step flowchart illustrates the ASAP Payment Process for NIFA Grantees who are new to ASAP.
Aging-Related Programs Developed and/or Delivered by Extension
Extension Developed and/or Delivered Programs that Contribute to the Quality of Life of Older Americans
7 CFR 3419 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
On November 13, 2017, NIFA published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for 7 CFR 3419, Matching Funds Requirements for Agricultural Research and Extension Capacity Funds at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and 1862 Land-Grant Institutions in Insular Areas.
Adult Development and Aging Workgroup
The Adult Development and Aging Workgroup (ADAW) was established in January 2017 to inform, assess and address the existing and emerging needs and priorities of Older Americans and aging farmers, and to strategically position extension programs for future priorities.
Leading Transdisciplinary Projects
The imperative to address issues pertaining to large social-ecological systems (SES) through appropriately scaled, well integrated, transdisciplinary efforts is now widely recognized (NSF 2015).