Request for Non-Land-Grant College of Agriculture Designation
The following form can be used for institutions to electronically request designation as Non-Land-Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCA). The form has been revised in accordance with the provisions included in Section 7102 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub.L. 115-334).
Please note that all institutions certified prior to December 21, 2018 must reapply for certification and meet the new criteria for NLGCA certification.
For more information on changes to the NLGCA designation process, please see the Federal Register Notice on this topic. Within 30 days of submitting this form, NIFA will provide the Administrative Point of Contact specified on the form with a certification or a response indicating why certification is being denied. Land-grant institutions are not eligible to receive this designation. *NLGCA certification can no longer be used to exempt an institution from a matching requirement for any of NIFA's grant programs.