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NIFA funding opportunities – March 23

Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP)

The purpose of the Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) is to develop, implement and sustain veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortage situations in the United States and U.S. Insular Areas.

Who is eligible to apply:

1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Individuals, 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), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, Small Business, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility:
A state, national, allied, or regional veterinary organization or specialty board recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA); a college or school of veterinary medicine accredited by the AVMA; a university research foundation or veterinary medical foundation; a department of veterinary science or department of comparative medicine accredited by the DoE; a State agricultural experiment station; or State, local, or tribal government agency; a for-profit or nonprofit entity located in the United States that, or individual who, operates a veterinary clinic providing veterinary services, (i) in a rural area, AND (ii) in a veterinarian shortage situation designated under the VMLRP.

Request for Applications
Apply for Grant
Posted Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Closing Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-VSGP-006543
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,400,000

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE)

The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based, outreach education programs, such as those conducted through Human Science extension outreach, that provides individuals and families with: Information as to the value of good health at any age; Information to increase individual or family’s motivation to take more responsibility for their own health; Information regarding rural environmental health issues that directly impact on human health; Information about and access to health promotion and educational activities; and Training for volunteers and health services providers concerning health promotion and health care services for individuals and families in cooperation with state, local and community partners.

Who is eligible to apply:

1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions
More Information on Eligibility:
Applications may be submitted by Land-grant colleges and universities that are eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), and the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C. 321 et seq.), including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University and the University of the District of Columbia. Applications may be submitted by any of the Tribal colleges and universities designated as 1994 Land-Grant Institutions under the Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994, as amended.

Request for Applications
Apply for Grant
Posted Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-RHSE-006542
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,900,000

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