Special Research Grants Program Potato Breeding Research

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 15, 2014 (Thursday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityAgriculture
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Applications may only be submitted by State agricultural experiment stations, land-grant colleges and universities, research foundations established by land-grant colleges and universities, colleges and universities receiving funds under the Act of October 10, 1962, as amended (16 USC 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine.

Program Description

The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research programs that focus on varietal development and testing and potato varieties for commercial production. As used herein, varietal development and testing is research using conventional breeding and/or biotechnological genetics to develop improved potato varieties. Aspects of evaluation, screening and testing must support variety development.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberUSDA-NIFA-SRGP-004517
Funding Opportunity TitleSpecial Research Grants Program Potato Breeding Research
Opportunity CategoryAgriculture
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateApril 4, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateMay 15, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Archive DateJune 14, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,238,000
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 10.200 - Grants for Agricultural Research, Special Research Grants

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Applications may only be submitted by State agricultural experiment stations, land-grant colleges and universities, research foundations established by land-grant colleges and universities, colleges and universities receiving funds under the Act of October 10, 1962, as amended (16 USC 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Program Information WebsiteSpecial Research Grants Program Potato Breeding Research
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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