Official Documents & Guidelines

Matching requirement FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers related to 2018 Farm Bill Matching requirements

NLGCA Eligibility Flow Chart

Flow Chart for Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) Eligibility

AFRI Program Area Funding Levels and Award Durations

This table of the Fiscal Year 2019 grant categories, program areas, funding levels and award duration is presented to help eligible national and state commodity boards understand the variety of opportunities in the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) program and determine what topics and types of grants they may want to propose for jointly funding with NIFA.

FAQs for FY19 U.S.-Ireland Research and Development Call in Agriculture

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the FY19 U.S.-Ireland Research and Development Call in Agriculture

Current and Past Matching Requirements

The 2018 Farm Bill removed the matching requirements on NIFA competitive grants imposed under the 2014 Farm Bill. The document on this page represents the current and past matching requirements by competitive grant program.

2018 Farm Bill Indirect Cost Provision

Section 1462(a) and (c) of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (NARETPA) limits indirect costs for the overall award to 30 percent of Total Federal Funds Awarded (TFFA) under a research, education, or extension grant.

FY 2019 Congressional Actions

Information related to NIFA's FY 2019 Budget.

VMLRP Request for Applications 2019

​The National Institute of Food and Agriculture requests applications for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 to repay qualified educational loans for eligible veterinarians in exchange for veterinary services in designated shortage situations.

Plan of Work (POW) Memos

On this page are memos related to the Plan of Work (POW) tool.

Previous FERS Retirement Contributions Program Request for Applications

Previous years of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Retirement Contributions Program Request for Applications (RFA) are kept for historical records.