Selected Funding Opportunities

Week of Aug. 14, 2017

USDA NIFA Web-Based Listening Session for Two Education Grant Programs, Aug. 24
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking stakeholder input regarding the Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) and the National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program Request for Applications in FY 2018. NIFA is interested in achieving the maximum impact and identifying suggested priorities in these workforce development programs. The listening session will be held on Aug. 24 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. More:

FFAR Virtual Briefing on Innovation Investment Opportunities, Aug. 24
Sally Rockey, Executive Director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will hold a public briefing on FFAR's recent investments in agricultural innovation. The briefing will include an update on the latest FFAR program launches, how best to share innovative agriculture research ideas with FFAR, a preview of opportunities and 2018-2019 priorities, and an open Q&A session. The webinar will be held on Aug. 24 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. More:

Aug. 16, Feb. 15 (required letter of intent): FDA Scientific Conference Grant Program (R13); $25,000 to $50,000. More:

Aug. 27 (letter of intent): NIH Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01). More:

Sept. 12 (pre-proposal - letter of intent): National Pork Board Human Nutrition (dietary pork); protein in a healthy diet, cardiometabolic well-being, dietary nutrients and functions. More:

Sept. 22: EPA Gulf of Mexico Program Farmer to Farmer Cooperative Agreements RFP; two awards up to $1 million each, improve water quality, habitat, and environmental education in the Mississippi River Basin. More:

Sept. 25, Jan. 25: NIH NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01). More:

Oct. 10 (pre-proposal): NOAA FY18 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competition; fisheries research, $300,000. More:

Oct. 20: NSF Energy for Sustainability. More:

Nov. 6 (letter of intent): NIH NIAID Research Education Program (R25). More:

Dec. 1: American Jersey Cattle Association; awards average $7,500 per project. More: