Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Foundational and Applied Science Program
The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. 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. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited.
Eligible applicants include:
1862 Land-Grant Institutions
1890 Land-Grant Institutions
1994 Land-Grant Institutions
For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses
Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments
Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed
Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed
Other or Additional Information (See below)
State Agricultural Experiment Stations
State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
Eligible grants fall under the following programs:
AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program
AFRI Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Pest Management Programs
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics Programs
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