Applicants interested in partnering with a regional Climate Hub should reach out to potential Climate Hubs ideally 4-6 weeks before the AFRI due date for Letters of Intent (LOI) on June 2, 2022. If an LOI has been approved, budget conversations should begin with the Hub within 1-2 weeks of approval.
Full applications are due on October 6, 2022.
For members of the USDA Climate Hubs to collaborate on a proposed project for the USDA NIFA AFRI Extension, Education and USDA Climate Hubs Partnership (A1721) request for applications (RFA), the proposal must:
- Directly involve the USDA Climate Hubs' mission
- Include the Climate Hub(s) early in the proposal development
- Clearly outline roles and expectations of the Climate Hub(s)
- Demonstrate how funds will support a liaison between the project and Hub(s)
Find the 2022 Climate Hub Priorities here, if you would like to propose a new area (innovation) please reach out to the listed POC for further discussions.