1890 Institution Teaching, Research, and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program
Manoharan Muthusamy, PhD
This program (Short Title: CBG) provides grants to 1890 Land-Grant Institutions to support projects that strengthen the research, teaching, and extension capacity needed to advance fundamental sciences, as well as translational research and development in support of agriculture.
The program goals are:
- To advance the cultural diversity of the food and agricultural sciences workforce by attracting and educating more students from underrepresented groups
- To strengthen linkages among the 1890 institutions, other colleges and universities, USDA, other federal agencies, and private industry
- To enhance and strengthen the quality of teaching/education, research, and extension programs at 1890 institutions to more readily establish them as full partners in the U.S. food and agricultural sciences higher education system
Priority areas include:
- Human health, obesity as it relates to nutrition, and human sciences
- Food safety
- Water quality
- Global food security and agricultural biosecurity
- Positive youth development
- Family and consumer sciences
- Environmental sciences
- Bioenergy, biofuel, and natural resources
- Rural communities for the 21st century - expanded opportunities for small businesses and small farms
- Sustainable agriculture
Eligible applicants are 1890 Land-Grant Institutions.
Award ceiling: $750,000
Project period: 12-36 months depending on the project type
Estimated total program funding: $24,693,760
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