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20237044040177

Project Grant

Overview

Grant Description
The Building a Boulevard project supported by the NextGen program will provide meaningful mentoring and financial assistance to help build a diverse and highly skilled food, agriculture, natural resource, and human science workforce.

Over the five-year duration of the grant, 418 students (200 master's, 180 undergraduate, and 38 community college) will work on career-advancing projects with faculty mentors, gaining in-depth discipline-specific knowledge, exercising critical thinking skills, and learning about the diversity of FANH careers and the pathways to attain these careers.

The Building a Boulevard project will organize and host a series of workshops where fellows will:

A) Participate in interactive workshops to develop and practice leadership skills;
B) Learn and practice the tenants of effective science communication; and
C) Learn about USDA Pathways Program and USDA careers from USDA employees.

Fellows will be financially supported to present and attend professional and URM conferences.

As a result of participating in the Building a Boulevard project, student participants will have increased discipline-specific knowledge, improved leadership skills, increased awareness of USDA careers, improved research skills (which include critical thinking and problem-solving skills), and increased confidence in their abilities - all skills needed for a thriving FANH workforce.
Place of Performance
Pomona, California 91768-2557 United States
Geographic Scope
Single Zip Code
CAL Poly Pomona Foundation was awarded NextGen Grant: Building a Boulevard for FANH Workforce Project Grant 20237044040177 worth $9,500,000 from the Institute of Youth, Family, and Community in June 2023 with work to be completed primarily in Pomona California United States. The grant has a duration of 5 years and was awarded through assistance program 10.237 From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals. The Project Grant was awarded through grant opportunity From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals.

Status
(Ongoing)

Last Modified 7/18/23

Period of Performance
6/1/23
Start Date
5/31/28
End Date
20.0% Complete

Funding Split
$9.5M
Federal Obligation
$0.0
Non-Federal Obligation
$9.5M
Total Obligated
100.0% Federal Funding
0.0% Non-Federal Funding

Activity Timeline

Interactive chart of timeline of amendments to 20237044040177

Additional Detail

Award ID FAIN
20237044040177
SAI Number
None
Award ID URI
SAI EXEMPT
Awardee Classifications
Nonprofit With 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other Than An Institution Of Higher Education)
Awarding Office
12348V INSTITUTE OF YOUTH, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY (IYFC)
Funding Office
12348V INSTITUTE OF YOUTH, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY (IYFC)
Awardee UEI
JMGMMM7BMBT6
Awardee CAGE
2F321
Performance District
35
Senators
Dianne Feinstein
Alejandro Padilla
Representative
Norma Torres

Budget Funding

Federal Account Budget Subfunction Object Class Total Percentage
Research and Education Activities, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture (012-1500) Agricultural research and services Grants, subsidies, and contributions (41.0) $9,500,000 100%
Modified: 7/18/23