Deadline: 3 July 2016
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), managed by Risk Management Agency (RMA) of the United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from the eligible entities to deliver crop insurance education and information to U.S. agricultural producers in States where there is traditionally, and continues to be a low level of Federal crop insurance participation and availability, and producers are underserved by the Federal crop insurance program.
The goal of the Targeted States Program is to ensure that producers in the Targeted States are fully informed of existing and emerging crop insurance products in order to take full advantage of such products.
- RMA intends to award approximately $4,367,000 million (in fiscal year 2016) to fund one or more cooperative agreement(s) not to exceed the maximum funding amount established for each of the Targeted States.
- Projects will be funded for a period of up to one year from the project starting date.
- Not-for-profit organizations, State Departments of Agriculture, State Cooperative Extension Services;
- Federal, State, or tribal agencies;
- Groups representing producers, community based organizations or a coalition of community-based organization that has demonstrated experience in providing agricultural education or other agricultural-related services to producers;
- Non-governmental organizations;
- Junior and four-year colleges or universities or foundations maintained by a college or university (including Minority Serving Institutions);
- Other entities with the capacity to lead a program of risk management education for producers in one or more Targeted States.
How to Apply
Interested applicants may obtain application packages electronically via given website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit this Targeted States Program.