Niagara Peninsula Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Association

Updated Information

The external deadline has been extended for this opportunity. 

New Internal Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019 at 12:00pm

New External Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5:00pm

Sponsor

Niagara Peninsula Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Association

Program

The Niagara Peninsula Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association​ Research and Service Proposals 

Description

The Niagara Peninsula Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association (NPF&VGA) invites submissions of research or service proposals commencing in 2020.  Projects are to benefit the grape, fruit and vegetable industries in Niagara and may be single or multi-year in length. The research priorities are:

  1. Plant Protection
  2. Production Efficiency
  3. Environmental/Ecosystem Impact 
  4. Product Quality Improvement
  5. Product Diversification
  6. Genetic Technologies and Reproductive Technologies

Please see attachments for further information on the particulars and research priorities. 

Funding Availability

The budget for 2020 is set at $35,000 and will be disbursed as required to fund all approved projects.  For this reason, funding support from NPF & VGA is generally used as seed money for other grants. All approved projects are contingent on applicant(s) receiving matching funding, if required, and submitting proof thereof.

Indirect Costs

25%

Deadlines

If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

Please submit OR-5 along and proposal to: research.services@uoguelph.ca.

External Deadline

A “Summary of Project and Goals outline” is attached, along with a fillable application form. The total proposal should not exceed 7 pages including the Summary.  Send complete applications electronically to npfvga+research@gmail.com by 5:00pm on Friday, December 6, 2019.  Late proposals will not be accepted.  NPF&VGA will review all requests and notify applicants of the results in early February, 2020.  

Attachment(s)

For Questions, please contact

Kelle Neufeld, Administrator, NPF&VG
905-688-0990 ext. 236
npfvga@gmail.com

Office of Research

Kristin Gibson, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56257
kristin5@uoguelph.ca

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