Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
09/30/2017
Organization: 
US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Description: 

The AFRI Foundational Program supports grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Single-function Research Projects, multi-function Integrated Projects, and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants are expected to address one of the Program Area Priorities (see Foundational Program RFA for details).

Category: 
social justice, community health, environmentalism, veterinary, food justice, energy, agriculture, technology, food science, agricultural science, rural
Funding Amount: 
$0 - $2,500,000.
Matching Funds: 
For equipment grants and if commodity specific. See RFA for details.
Eligibility: 
Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments.