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1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, and Tuskegee University. The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences in the need areas of curriculum design and materials development, faculty development, and others. CBG supports projects that strengthen research and extension programs in need areas of studies and experimentation, extension program development support systems, and others. The CBG also support integrated project grants. The intent of this initiative is to increase and strengthen food and agriculture sciences at the 1890s through integration of education, research and extension. Applications submitted to CBG must address at least one of the following NIFA strategic goals: sustainable bioenergy; food security; childhood obesity prevention; climate change; or food safety. See RFA for details.

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More 1890 Capacity Information

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • 1890 Land-Grant Institutions
  • More Information on Eligibility

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic | Abstracts of Funded Projects

    Solicitation Date (Opening) January 15, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    March 19, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $18,000,000.00
    Range of Awards $0.00 to $600,000.00
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 30%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Edwin Lewis
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-CBGP-004423
    CFDA Number 10.216 - 1890 Institution Capacity Building Grants
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