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USDA - CSREES lists open for grant applications

How to apply for latest round of CREES grants:

January 4, 2003

How to apply for latest round of CREES grants:

* National Research Initiative (NRI) Grants Program
Closing date: Varies by program from now through January 15, 2003 (see Web site for complete schedule)
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/nri/programs/programs.htm
CSREES contact: Applicants and other interested parties are encouraged to contact the
NRI by phone (202-401-5022), fax (202-401-6488), or e-mail (nricgp@reeusda.gov).

* Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants Program
Closing date: January 15, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfaspec.htm
CSREES contact: P. GREGORY SMITH (gsmith@reeusda.gov) or the Higher
Education Programs staff (202-720-1793)

* Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Grants Program
Closing date: January 24, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/serd/hep/hep.htm
CSREES contact: S. SURESHWARAN (202-720-1973 or ssureshwaran@reeusda.gov)

* Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program (OASDFR)
Closing date: January 31, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfaoasdfr.htm
CSREES contact: ELIZABETH TUCKERMANTY (202-205-0241 or etuckermanty@reeusda.gov)

* The 1890 Institution Teaching and Research Capacity Building Grants Program
Closing date: January 31, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfacbg03.htm
CSREES contact: RICHARD HOOD (202-720-2186 or rhood@reeusda.gov)

* Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Closing date: February 5, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfahsi03.htm
CSREES contact: IRMA LAWRENCE (202-720-1793 or ilawrence@reeusda.gov)

* Higher Education Challenge Grants Program
Closing date: February 5, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfahec.htm
CSREES contact: P. GREGORY SMITH (gsmith@reeusda.gov) or the Higher
Education Programs staff (202-720-1793)

* Children, Youth, and Families At Risk (CYFAR) Programs-Renewal of CYFERnet Projects
Closing date: February 14, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfacyfarcfnet02.htm
CSREES contact: SHARON K. B. WRIGHT (202-720-5075 or swright@reeusda.gov)

* Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (new listing)
The Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program assists 1994 land-grant institutions in conducting agricultural research that addresses high-priority concerns of tribal, national, or multistate significance. About $998,000 is available to support this program in FY 2003.
Closing date: February 19, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfatcr.htm
CSREES contact: GEORGE L. GODFREY (202-720-1793 or ggodfrey@reeusda.gov)

* Special Research Grants Program - Pest Management Alternatives Research (PMAP)
(new listing)
This program addresses needs in integrated pest management (IPM) for food, feed, fiber, forest, livestock, and ornamental commodities resulting from the implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (FQPA) and related regulatory actions. Approximately $1.5 million will be available to support this program in FY 2003.
Closing date: February 28, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfaintegrated_03.htm
CSREES contact: MONTE P. JOHNSON (202-401-1108 or mpjohnson@reeusda.gov)

* Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program - Integrated Pest Management (IPM Section 406 Program)
(new listing)
This program supports integrated, multifunctional/multidisciplinary agricultural research, extension, and education activities that address complex pest management priorities in U.S. agriculture. It has five sub areas: Regional Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Centers; Crops at Risk (CAR); Risk Avoidance and Mitigation (RAMP); Methyl Bromide Transitions (MBT); and Organic Transitions (ORG). In FY 2003, CSREES expects that approximately $14,198,250 will be available for this program.
Closing date: March 31, 2003
URL: http://www.reeusda.gov/1700/funding/rfaintegrated_03.htm
CSREES contacts:
IPM Centers: MICHAEL FITZNER (202-401-4939 or mfitzner@reeusda.gov)
CAR: RICK MEYER (202-401-4891 or hmeyer@reeusda.gov)
RAMP: ROBERT NOWIERSKI (202-401-4900 or rnowierski@reeusda.gov)
MBT: KITTY CARDWELL (202-401-1790 or kcardwell@reeusda.gov)
ORG: THOMAS BEWICK (202-401-3356 or tbewick@reeusda.gov)

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