National Pork Board – Human Nutrition Request for Pre-proposal - Letter of Intent


National Pork Board


Human Nutrition Research – Letter of Intent

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The Pork Safety, Quality and Human Nutrition Committee of National Pork Board is requesting pre-proposals in the following areas of Human Nutrition Research: Protein in a Health Diet & Dietary Pork; Cardiometabolic Well-being & Dietary Pork; Dietary Nutrients and Functions & Dietary Pork. The LOI will be used for initial screening. Specific research topics are listed above and further information on these can be found in the RFP.


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Funding Availability

There are no exact funding limits for submitted proposals but the budget request should be appropriate and justified for the work that is being proposed. In most of the solicitations, researchers are encouraged to find matching funds or in-kind contributions when possible.

Indirect Costs

Not applicable

Project Duration

Projects may be multi-year.


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

External Deadline

Applicant submits LOI to

Full Application Internal Deadline

Full applications (if invited) are due one week in advance of the external deadline. Principal Investigator submits a completed OR-5 form along with application to:

Full Application External Deadline

Once the ORS signature has been obtained, PI submits full application to National Pork Board by the due date and in accordance to the instructions received from NPB.  

How to Apply

Applicant submits a 2-page LOI and should follow the list of headings in the RFP.

For Questions, please contact

National Pork Board
Adria Huseth, Staff Member

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56927

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