Serving Farmers and Ranchers Through Targeted Risk Management Education

Western Extension Risk Management Education Center

Extension Risk Management Education Competitive Grants Program

2015 Western Center Request for Applications (RFA)

2015 RFA Timeline:
  • November 17, 2014 – Application Deadline
  • February 16, 2015 – Award Notification
  • April 1, 2015 – Start Date for Funded Projects


Exploratory Project Timeline for Successful Applicants:

  • Project Timeline – April 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016
  • Final Report due 2 weeks past end date.
  • One invoice submission at end of project.
    • Invoices will be processed directly through the Western Center.


Indirect Cost Limitation – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Indirect costs on awards including subawards made by USDA, NIFA funding under this program may not exceed the lesser of the institution’s official negotiated indirect cost rate or the equivalent of 30% of the total Federal funds awarded.
The 30% total Federal funds limitation is equivalent to 42.857% of the total direct costs of an award.
Any questions regarding the indirect cost portion may be directed to Esther Tate, Fiscal Officer/Management Analyst at 509-335-6885.

Proposal Resources:

There are proposal resources which can help you develop and write a successful proposal. You are encouraged to use these tutorials and the “Introduction to Risk Management” which can lead you through the development and identification of a stronger set of participant results/outcomes, as well as to strengthen your program delivery, should your proposal be funded.

An applicant webinar was conducted on Thursday October 2nd at 9:00AM PDT. Click here to view: 2015 Grant Application Webinar

***The Center Staff is available to field questions arising from the application process.***

Western Extension Risk Management Education Center, 222 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley, WA, 99202 USA, Fax: 509-477-2197, 509-477-2168

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