Grant

Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grant (SPECA)

Funding Type

Grant

Grantor Agency

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Grant Range

50K to 150K

# of Awards Available

9

Programmatic Area

Agriculture & Food

Programmatic Area

Education

Programmatic Area

Workforce & Economic Development

Deadline

03/08/2024

Match Required?

Match Amount

n/a

Eligible Entities

(1) Public secondary schools 20 U.S.C. 7801(45), (2) Public or private nonprofit junior and community colleges, (3) Institutions of higher education (20 U.S.C. 1001), or (4) Nonprofit organizations (Attach IRS 501(c)(3) status)

Focus Area

The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food and agriculture sciences in order to help ensure the existence of a workforce in the United States that's qualified to serve the food and agriculture sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the food and agriculture sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the food and agriculture sciences

Contact

Christopher Green, christopher.green@usda.gov, 856-328-7396 Portland, OR 97204 Voice: (866) 923-5626 ext. 1 (toll-free) or (503) 414-3300 Fax: (855) 824-6180

Link to Opportunity

https://www.nifa.usda.gov/grants/programs/k-12-higher-education-programs/secondary-education-two-year-postsecondary-education-agriculture-k-12-classroom

Application Platform

grants.gov

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