Official Documents & Guidelines

REE Reasonable Accommodation Procedures

In accordance with updated regulations found in Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, this P&P outlines the procedures for providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities & the new requirement to provide personal assistance services to individuals with “targeted” disabilities.

NIFA Research-Agency Specific, October 2019

Updated research terms and conditions for FY 2020, effective 10/1/2019.

Capacity Award Terms and Conditions October 2019

Updated Capacity programs terms and conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.

1890 Facilities Program Terms and Conditions, October 2019

Updated 1890 Facilities Grants Terms and Conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.

Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) 2019 Terms and Conditions

Updated Small Business Innovation Research Terms and Conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.

Non-Profit Indirect Cost Training Two Rate Method

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture conducted a training on non-profit indirect costs, for the two rate method. The training covered similarities to the one rate method, the differences from the one rate method, what the fringe benefits are, and how to calculate the a fringe benefit rate.

Indirect Cost Rate Proposal Cover Page

Cover letter for indirect cost rate proposals for for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Commercial, For-Profit Indirect Cost Training Two Rate Method

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture conducted a training on commercial, for-profit indirect costs, for the two rate method. The training covered similarities to the one rate method, the differences from the one rate method, what the fringe benefits are, and how to calculate the a fringe benefit rate.

NIFA's Affirmative Action Plan

NIFA's affirmative action plan for persons with disabilities (PWD) and persons with targeted disabilities (PWTD), based on EEOC regulations (29 C.F.R. § 1614.203(e)) and MD-715.

Matching requirement FAQ

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