Deadline: 16 April 2019
USDA-NIFA: Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United StatesDepartment of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking applications for its Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program.


Program seeks to:

  • promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences in order to help ensure the existence of a workforce in the United States that’s qualified to serve the FANH sciences system
  • promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the FANH sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the FANH sciences.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $800,000
  • Award Ceiling: $300,000
  • Award Floor: $50,000

Eligibility Criteria

Applications may only be submitted by:

  • public secondary schools,
  • public or private nonprofit junior and community colleges,
  • institutions of higher education,
  • nonprofit organizations (Attach IRS 501(c)(3) status under R&R ‘Other Project Information’ Field 12 Other Attachments).

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via the given website.

For more information, please visit

Source: Funds For NGOs


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