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Funding

Sun Grant Program

The purpose of this program is to provide a consortium of universities made up of a university from each of the sun grant regions and subcenter region (see Part III, A for regions) with a grant to support a North-Central, Southeastern, South-Central, Western, and Northeastern Sun Grant Center and a Western Insular Pacific Subcenter. A Sun Grant Center or Subcenter will use 75 percent of grant funds to provide competitive grants within each region that are multi-institutional and integrated, multistate research, extension, and education programs on technology development and technology implementation and address bioenergy, biomass, or bioproducts research priorities.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • Other or Additional Information (See below)
  • More Information on Eligibility

    See Part III, A of the RFA.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic

    Solicitation Date (Opening) June 9, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    July 9, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $2,500,000.00
    Range of Awards Unavailable
    Cost Sharing Requirements Sun Grant Centers and the Subcenter are not required to match Federal Funds.
    For More Information Contact Daniel Cassidy
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-SGP-004543
    CFDA Number 10.320
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