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Non-Competitive Capacity Funding

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Overview of Capacity/Hatch Grant Projects

Purpose: to conduct agricultural research programs at State Agricultural Experiment Stations in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. insular areas. - USDA NIFA Capacity Grants; The Hatch Act of 1887

Purpose: to conduct research by institutions within a State and by institutions in multiple States to solve problems that convern more than one State. - USDA NIFA Capacity Grants

Purpose: to increase forestry research in the production, utilization, and protection of forestland; to train future forestry scientists; and to involve other disciplines in forestry research. - USDA NIFA Capacity Grants

Purpose: to promote animal health research at accredited state veterinary schools or colleges or agricultural experiment stations. - USDA NIFA Capacity Grants

Capacity Grant Resources


Laura Rasnick

Administrative Research Programs Assistant
104 Hutcheson Hall (0402)
Blacksburg, VA 24061