2018 Request for Applications (RFA) for the AgrAbility Competitive Grant Program

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has released the 2018 Request for Applications (RFA) for the AgrAbility competitive grant program. Applications are due April, 30 2018. To view Funding Opportunity Announcement: https://nifa.usda.gov/announcement/usdas-national-institute-food-and-agriculture-announces-support-farmers-disabilities To view NIFA Funding Opportunity Page for AgrAbility: https://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agrability-assistive-technology-program-farmers-disabilities To view the AgrAbility grant opportunity in Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301082 Institutions eligible to apply as leads are 1862 and 1890 Land-Grants. However, 1994 LGUs and Hispanic-serving institutions not LGUs are eligible to apply as co-leads/partners. The funding is for up to 4 years, at $180,000 per year. No indirect cost are allowed on any application. NIFA will host a Webinar for interested applicants on March 15th (Thursday), 2018, at 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EST.  The webinar will focus on general guidelines for the program and on the 2018 application process. Webinar connection details: https://nifa-usda.webex.com/nifa-usda/j.php?MTID=m41db8295d3b01e2f4e951cd5690e8135 Teleconference: 1-888-844-9904 Access Code: 48 96 371 Host Password:  804 85 77