Agricultural Research Basic and Applied Research

 

To make agricultural research discoveries, evaluate alternative ways of attaining research goals, and provide scientific technical information.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
10.001
Federal Agency/Office
Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Authorization
Food Security Act of 1985, Public Law 99-198, 7 U.S.C. 427-427i, 1624
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Usually nonprofit institutions of higher education or other nonprofit research organizations, whose primary purpose is conducting scientific research.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Usually nonprofit institutions of higher education or other nonprofit research organizations, whose primary purpose is conducting scientific research.
Credentials/Documentation
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Pre-application coordination is required.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Letters should be submitted to the Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture. Give name of applicants, location of facilities, and State of incorporation, if any.
Award Procedure
A peer review panel considers each proposal, evaluates the qualifications of applicants in line with research to be undertaken and determines priority for final negotiations of the grant.
Deadlines
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Appeals
None
Renewals
None
How are proposals selected?
Peer review.
How may assistance be used?
Research is conducted that is in cooperation with and is correlated with the Agricultural Research Service's in-house research programs and projects. Limited discretionary research funds are periodically made available.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
As performed by cognizant audit agency.
Records
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to an award shall be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, as authorized by the Federal awarding agency.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
None None
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See the Agricultural Research Service Regional Offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Kathleen S. Townson,
5601 Sunnyside Ave, MS-5110
Beltsville, MD 20705 US
kathleen.townson@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-1702.
Website Address
http://www.ars.usda.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
12-1400-0-1-352
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 18$6,271,318.00; FY 19 est $4,704,045.00; FY 20 est $4,713,453.00; FY 17$45,381,885.00; FY 16$45,381,885.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$5,000 to $50,000. Average $20,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.