Official Documents & Guidelines

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 7125 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill) (Pub. L. 115-334) modified Section 1462 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (NARETPA) resulting in a different indirect cost limitation for some NIFA awards.

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.

Previous CSRS Retirement Contributions Program Request for Applications

Previous years of the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) Retirement Contributions Program Request for Applications (RFA) are kept for historical records.

FY 2018 Agricultural Extension at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions - Appendix A

Final Appendix A which contains the final allocation figures for this program for FY 2018.

FY 2018 Hatch Act of 1887 (Multistate Research Fund) Appendix A - Final

Final Appendix A which contains the final allocation figures for this program for FY 2018.

FY 2018 Hatch Act of 1887 Appendix A - Final

Final Appendix A which contains the final allocation figures for this program for FY 2018.