The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative works with other federal agencies in the United States to fund and support projects of mutual interest through Requests for Applications.
Application Deadline: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science Program
The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture.
The purpose of the New Technologies for Ag Extension Program (NTAE) is to increase the capacity of the Cooperative Extension System (CES) to adopt new and innovative technology applications for delivering science-based educational resources from land-grant and other partner institutions about matters of high importance to the general public.
The goal of the Smith-lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program is to support extension educational outreach initiatives for disaster preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery (pre-disasters, during, and post-disasters). The objectives are to address one or more of the following four areas: (1) education and technical assistance; (2) collaboration; (3) long range family, community and regional planning; and (4) communication delivery and/or dissemination of credible, science-based information.