United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
01/13/21 5:00 PM ET Receipt
Grants to USA and territories cooperative extensions at qualifying colleges and universities for programs to improve agricultural production by farmworkers, farmers, and farm family members with disabilities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that deliver education, networking, direct assistance, and marketing activities. Applications are not accepted from New York City institutions.
The AgrAbility program supports United States rural communities by:
The AgrAbility Program focuses on identifying technologies that support farmers with disabilities to continue in agriculture production also aligns with the USDA Agricultural Innovation Agenda. The AgrAbility Program is aligned with the following FY 2018 – FY 2022 USDA Strategic Goals:
NIFA is soliciting applications under the following AgrAbility program areas:
To address the specialized needs of AgrAbility customers, the program builds service capacity on national, regional, state, and local levels through education and networking. The program provides direct assistance to individuals with disabilities who engage in farming and farm-related occupations. The form of assistance for the AgrAbility customer is dependent on the immediate needs that are inadequately addressed by health, farm, and government service providers.
The AgrAbility program funds projects that deliver education, networking, direct assistance, and marketing activities. For more information, see https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY-2021-AgrAbility-Mod-RFA-508.pdf#page=7.
GrantWatch ID#: 154693
4 (1 NAP award and 3 SAP awards)
The anticipated amount available for grants in FY 2021 is approximately $4.1 million. NIFA anticipates that approximately $540,000 will be available for support of new State and Regional AgrAbility Projects (SRAPs) and approximately $531,000 will be available for support of a new National AgrAbility Project (NAP).
SRAP applicants may propose projects with budgets not to exceed $180,000 per year for a maximum project duration of four years.
Maximum project duration of four years.
SRAP - The project period should begin approximately July 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/login.faces?oppId=329454&origin=vgo-apply
Brad Rein, National Science Liaison
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