EFNEP reaches over half a million low-income adults and low-income families each year. Routinely, 80 percent or more EFNEP families report living at or below 100 percent of poverty, and nearly 70 percent indicate being of minority status. This is important because chronic disease and poor health disproportionately affects minority and low-income audiences.
The terms and conditions for the 1890 Facilities Program
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) Tools for Extension Educators
Although much of the work of family and consumer scientists remains consistent over time, research and professional resources can change dramatically because of the acceleration of scientific and technological progress.
NIFA funds research on systems approach to design, construction of super-energy efficient (SEE) homes
U.S. homes account for approximately 22% of national energy use and 21% of total carbon dioxide emissions.
USDA takes complaints of discrimination very seriously. As a testament to this, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration has established an Equal Opportunity Accountability Unit.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Division of Family and Consumer Sciences celebrated Older American Month in May 2012.
FY 2014 Distribution of Funds to Eligible State Institutions
The integration of professional wisdom with the best available empirical evidence in making decisions about how to deliver instruction/intervention.
NIFA held web-based listening sessions to solicit stakeholder input to develop a process to set the priorities and scope for the Centers of Excellence.