Deadline: 3 June 2016
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications from orgnisations for the Renewable Resource Extension Act – National Focus Fund Projects (RREA-NFF) for fiscal year (FY) 2016 to provide for expanded and comprehensive extension programs for forest and rangeland renewable resources at a national, regional, or multi-institutional level.
The RREA-NFF program is to enhance the sustainability of the nation’s forest and rangeland resources and to enable landowners and managers to achieve their desired goals and objectives. These projects must maximize the capacity, reach, and impact of the Cooperative Extension System – Extension Forestry and Rangeland Programs and must directly work across state boundaries to share expertise to address common problems.
Grants Information: The anticipated amount available for grants in FY 2016 is approximately $300,000.
- Applications may only be submitted by 1862 and 1890 land-grant institutions.
- Project Directors must have an extension appointment.
- Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project.
- Failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the time of application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their applications electronically via given website.
For more information, please visit Renewable Resource Extension Act.