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March 23, 2019

Current office suite under renovation.

March 14, 2019

Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative -- Closing Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019 (Estimated Total Program Funding: $20,000,000)

March 11, 2019

Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has sent letters to dozens of major U.S. research universities asking them to provide information about specific faculty members with NIH funding who are believed to have links to foreign governments that the Bethesda, Maryland–based institute did not know about.

February 18, 2019

The US Government has expressed serious concerns about the failure of researchers at U.S. institutions to disclose their relationships with foreign institutions.

February 7, 2019

The USDA NIFA annual financial REEPorts were due on Feb. 1st, 2019

January 9, 2019

The Commonly Requested Facts sheet is a single-page document that provides the “quick and dirty” information needed to answer administrative-related questions for grants. It include official names, addresses, dates, rates and other commonly requested data bits. Print it out and keep it handy for quick reference.

October 15, 2018

Please contact us in the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) office, so that we can introduce you to our services and your pre- and post-award team members.

October 15, 2018

The number of Office of Grants and Contracts staff members continue to grow.

October 15, 2018

EZ Fed grants is the USDA's electronic system for grant award management. Progress reports submission through EZ Fed now required for many grants.

October 15, 2018

In cooperation with the Faculty Advisory Group, in 2107, we implemented a three-week timeline for the preparation and submission of proposals.

October 15, 2018

USDA publishes its Grant/Federal Assistance Policy guide. This guide is a single document for information formerly provided by a variety of manuals.