National Pork Board – Spring Request for Proposals 2015


National Pork Board

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National Pork Board website


The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with Pork Safety and Swine Health – PRRS. All proposals submitted must address at least one of the specific research topics of interest described in the individual solicitation descriptions (see website link below). Novel approaches and concepts to the research topics are encouraged.


Faculty members.

Funding Availability

Values vary under the solicitation descriptions.  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. Newly submitted multi-year proposals should provide a clear overall vision and objectives for the entire project with a detailed plan of work and budget outline for each of the proposed years.  


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

Internal Deadline

Applicant submits signed OR-5 form along with application to:

External Deadline

Applicant submits proposal via the National Pork Board website.

For Questions, please contact

For questions related directly to the description of a specific solicitation, contact the staff member listing in charge of the program area. For questions on the submission process, contact Bev Everitt at or 515 223-2750

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Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
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