U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rapid Response to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Impacts Across Food and Agricultural Systems

This program is designed to rapidly enhance and fill knowledge and information gaps, strengthen and support critical cross-cutting issues to protect the food and agriculture supply chain, health and security of livestock, the safety of our foods, as well as the well-being of farm, food service providers, and rural Americans. Awards will be made to research institutions to discover strategies that mitigate threats posed by COVID-19 to the U.S. agricultural system. Projects should develop and deploy rapid, reliable, and readily adaptable strategies across the food and agriculture system utilizing interdisciplinary approaches and teams.

Eligibility: Universities and colleges, federal agencies, private organizations, and other research institutions.

Amount: Grants of up to $1,000,000 each for a project period of two years.

Deadline: June 4, 2020.

Resource Information
Funder U.S. Department of Agriculture
Eligibility For Profit Organization, Institutes of Higher Education, Nonprofit Organization
Resource URL: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-and-food-research-initiative-foundational-applied-science-program
Sector Agriculture
Grant Amount $0 - $1,000,000
Deadline Closed