National Integrated Water Quality Program

Quick Facts

Due DateJuly 3, 2014 (Thursday)
Award AmountUp to $ 750,000
Category of Funding ActivityAgriculture
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Colleges and universities including but not limited to 1862, 1890, 1994 Land-grant Institutions and Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACU) (as defined in section 1404 of NARETPA) (7 U.S.C. 3103) are eligible to submit applications for the National Integrated Water Quality Program (NIWQP). Section 1404 of NARETPA was amended by section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-246) to define Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) (see Part III, B. and Part VIII, E. for more information), and to include research foundations maintained by eligible colleges or universities.

Program Description

The goal of the National Integrated Water Quality Program (NIWQP) is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of surface water and groundwater resources through research, education, and extension activities. Projects funded through this program will work to solve water resource problems by advancing and disseminating the knowledge base available to agricultural, rural, and urbanizing communities. Funded projects should lead to science-based decision making and management practices that improve the quality of the Nations surface water and groundwater resources in agricultural, rural, and urbanizing watersheds. See RFA for priority areas.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberUSDA-NIFA-ICGP-004527
Funding Opportunity TitleNational Integrated Water Quality Program
Opportunity CategoryAgriculture
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateMay 2, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateJuly 3, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Archive DateAugust 2, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 4,000,000
Award AmountUp to $ 750,000
CFDA Number
  • 10.303 - Integrated Programs

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Colleges and universities including but not limited to 1862, 1890, 1994 Land-grant Institutions and Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACU) (as defined in section 1404 of NARETPA) (7 U.S.C. 3103) are eligible to submit applications for the National Integrated Water Quality Program (NIWQP). Section 1404 of NARETPA was amended by section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-246) to define Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) (see Part III, B. and Part VIII, E. for more information), and to include research foundations maintained by eligible colleges or universities.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Program Information WebsiteNational Integrated Water Quality Program
ContactOffice: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NIFA Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

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