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Application for New Technologies for Ag Extension Extended to July 1st, 2022


The application due date for New Technologies for Ag Extension has been extended to July 1st, 2022.

New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and it will begin its fourth year starting on September 1st, 2022. The Foundation is inviting your project and program teams aligned with USDA and ECOP strategic goals/priority program areas to apply and receive some funding and support from the Extension Foundation for one full year. Programs with a focus on DEI, Climate, Economic/Workforce Development, Health Equity, Positive Youth Development, Urban Programs, and Broadband Access/Digital Skills are encouraged but not required. All land-grant universities are welcome to apply regardless of membership status in the Extension Foundation.

The application is now open and available at For a list of questions that are on the application, please visit The application should take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Depending on the type of project, there is up to $60K in Fellowships available, and all projects receive support from Extension Foundation Catalysts, Coaches, and Key Informants. Catalysts are experienced CES Administrators that provide mentorship and guidance to projects, and Key Informants have subject matter expertise across areas such as publishing, evaluation, partner development, leadership and team development, project management, marketing, and more. Projects have access to these resources to advance their projects.

Through NTAE, the Extension Foundation provides a set of services most projects rarely have access to.  The services that create deeper impact, greater leverage for impact and greater sustainability for the project.  These services in collaboration with the great ideas and planned projects make for extended successes and sustainability of projects.

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

  • Applications Due: June 20th, 2022 July 1st, 2022
  • Projects Selected: July 2022
  • Projects Begin: September 1st, 2022

To learn more, please visit

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The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

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