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Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Office of Extramural Programs
(see all US Federal Agencies)

Explore all postings for this grant program:
  • Original Grant - Oct 3, 2004
Applications Due:

Nov 30, 2004
If a potential applicant proposes to fund a program targeted to a socially disadvantaged group not specifically identified in the Definitions section of the Request for Applications (RFA), the potential applicant must submit a request to CSREES by October 21, 2004. The request must contain documentation to support the target group being considered socially disadvantaged. The Secretary or designated individual will determine whether the group identified is eligible under this Program. Please see the RFA for detailed instruction on submitting this request for determination.

total funding: $5,935,000
max award: $300,000
min award: $100,000
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant
Description:

The Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program (OASDFR) provides funds to organizations to conduct outreach and technical assistance to encourage and assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to own and operate farms and ranches and to participate in agricultural programs. The OASDFR will support a wide range of outreach and assistance activities in farm management, financial management, marketing, application and bidding procedures, and other areas. The primary purpose of the OASDFR is to deliver outreach and technical assistance, to assure opportunities for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to successfully acquire, own, operate, and retain farms and ranches; and assure equitable participation in the full range of USDA programs.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Native American Organization
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers

More Information:

For the entire Request for Applications document, including mailing addresses and contact information, forms, etc. click on this link.

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: CSREES, USDA

Address Info:

Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Office of Extramural Programs

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