The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for its Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program.
Donor Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $300,000 to $1,000,000
The purpose of this program is to promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and related community development programs. NIFA intends this program to address educational needs, as determined by each institution, within a broadly defined arena of food and agricultural sciences-related disciplines. Priority will be given to those projects that enhance educational equity for underrepresented students; strengthen institutional educational capacities; prepare students for careers related to the food, agricultural, and natural resource systems of the United States; and maximize the development and use of resources to improve food and agricultural sciences teaching programs.
NIFA is soliciting applications for the ANNH Grants Program that support:
- Activities of collaborative membership of Alaska Native-Serving or Native HawaiianServing Institutions to enhance educational equity for underrepresented students;
- Strengthening institutional education capacities, including libraries, curriculum, faculty, scientific instrumentation, instruction delivery systems, and student recruitment and retention, to respond to identified state, regional, national, or international educational needs in the food, agricultural, natural resources, and human (FANH) sciences;
- Undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented groups to prepare them for careers related to the food, agricultural and natural resource systems and sciences and beginning with the mentoring of students from K-12, and continuing with the provision of financial support for students through their attainment of a doctoral degree; and
- Cooperative initiatives between at least two or more Alaska Native-Serving or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions, which may work in cooperation with one or more other entities including units of State government and private sector organizations, to maximize the development and use of resources, such as faculty, facilities, and equipment, to improve FANH education programs.
Applications for the ANNH Grants Program will include activities that:
- Enhance educational equity for underrepresented students;
- Strengthen institutional educational capacities;
- Prepare students for careers related to FANH; and
- Maximize the development and use of resources to improve FANH education programs.
The ANNH Grants Program is soliciting applications for the following project types and need areas:
- Education/Teaching Projects
- Extension Projects
- Research Projects
- Integrated Research, Education and Extension Projects
The following is a list of available grant types under this RFA:
- Standard Grant:
- Collaborative Grant:
- One Standard Approx. $150,000 to $475,000
- One Collaborative Approx. $300,000 to $1,000,000
- Applicants for the Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program (ANNH) must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA.
- For the purpose of the ANNH Grants Program, an eligible institution means an individual public or private, nonprofit Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions of higher education that meet the definitions of Alaska-Serving Institutions or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution.
For more information, visit Grants.gov.