Information related to the questions on this form is dealt with in detail in Part V, 7. of the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide.
NIFA does not require matching or cost sharing support for this program, and matching resources will not be factored into the review process as evaluation criteria.
Information related to the questions on this form is dealt with in detail in Part VI, 1. of the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide.
a. Field 2. Program Code. Enter the program code name (i.e., enter “AgrAbility”) and the program code (i.e., enter “LQ”).
C. Submission Dates and Times
Instructions for submitting an application are included in Part IV, Section 1.9 of the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide.
Applications must be received by Grants.gov by COB on March 10, 2011 (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time). Applications received after this deadline will normally not be considered for funding.
Applicants who have problems with the submission of an application to Grants.gov are encouraged to FIRST contact the Grants.gov Help Desk to resolve any problems. Keep a record of any such correspondence. See Part IV. A. for Grants.gov contact information.
Correspondence regarding submitted applications will be sent using e-mail. Therefore, applicants are strongly encouraged to provide accurate e-mail addresses, where designated, on the SF-424 R&R Application for Federal Assistance.
If the AR has not received correspondence from NIFA regarding a submitted application within 30 days of the established deadline, please contact the Program Contact identified in Part VII of the applicable RFA (for the Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR) the Program Contacts are specified under subsection 1.5 of the SBIR Program Solicitation) and request the proposal number assigned to the application. Failure to do so may result in (for competitive programs) the application not being considered for funding by the peer review panel or (for non-competitive programs) a delay in the issuance of an award. Once the application has been assigned a proposal number, this number should be cited on all future correspondence.
D. Funding Restrictions