- Author: Kathleen P Nolan
1) USDA FNS - Farm to School Grant Program - Conference and Event Grants
Letter of Intent Due Date: April 2, 2014, 11:59 ET
Conference/event grants are intended to support state, regional and national conferences, events and/or trainings that have a specific emphasis on developing supply chain relationships by connecting local producers to school food buyers. USDA will also consider requests to support conferences, events and trainings that provide technical assistance or other programming in the area of local procurement, food safety, culinary education and integration of agriculture‐based curriculum. More...
2) USDA NIFA - Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)
Application Due Date: April 2, 2014, 5:00 PM EST
This is a competitive grants program focused on improving formal, K-14 agricultural sciences education. SPECA-funded projects ensure a competent and qualified workforce will exist to serve the food, agricultural and human sciences system. More...
This announcement is intended to highlight only a few of the exciting new funding opportunities that are coming up. Please visit our Funding Opportunities Calendar for more upcoming funding opportunities. New opportunities will be posted to this calendar frequently. You can also sign up for the RSS feed to get automatic notices when new opportunities are added. Please remember this calendar is not exhaustive and we encourage you to seek out other opportunities as applicable to your program/research.
Kathleen Nolan, Director, ANR Office of Contracts & Grants (OCG)