NIFA Opens Competition to Help Rural Children’s Services

2000px-US-DeptOfAgriculture-Seal2.svgAgency: Agriculture Dept. (Nat’l Institute of Food & Agriculture, NIFA); Program: Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Projects (CFDA Number: 10.500, Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-005657); Eligibility: 1862 and 1890 institutions of higher education; Funding: $6.5 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: March 14.

Summary: Grants support educational programs that equip at-risk youth with the skills they need to lead positive, productive and contributing lives. CYFAR focuses on improving the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth and families supported by the nation’s Cooperative Extension System.

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About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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