Relationship to NIFA

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is one of 4 agencies making up the USDA’s Research, Education, and Economics mission area.

NIFA awards FAEIS funds to winning competitive bids upon authority established in the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 section 1417(e).

—From amounts made available for grants under this section, the Secretary may maintain a national food and agricultural education information system that contains—
(1) information on enrollment, degrees awarded, faculty, and employment placement in the food and agricultural sciences; and
(2) such other similar information as the Secretary considers appropriate."

NIFA Resources

NIFA Division on Community and Education (DOCE) Funded Projects by State

Request For Application (RFA) list by state

Funding opportunities

NIFA Reports