Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational Program

US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

Deadline passed as of 9/30/2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. 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).

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.
Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments.