USDA NIFA Grants
NIFA is one of four USDA agencies that make up its Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission area. NIFA's mission is to support food and agricultural sciences by supporting research, education, and extension programs in the Land-Grant University System and other partner organizations. NIFA awards a wide variety of grants in support of its mission. Funding priorities include economics and community development; food nutrition and health. The broad goal is enhance the stature and impact of food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences and ultimately grow support for agricultural research, education, and extension.