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AgriProspects Workforce Development Network

AgriProspects Mini-Grants - July 31 Deadline, Upcoming Support Sessions

July 31st marks the deadline to submit a proposal for an AgriProspects mini-grant supporting adult ag workforce development projects. A home stretch update and Q&A session is scheduled for July 17th at 4pm ET. Register for the session using the link below: https://agriprospects.extensio...ts/july-2024-update/ We are also wrapping up our regional office hours for the grant. While marked as regional, anyone can attend any session that fits their schedule. The following office hours are...

AgriProspects Mini-Grant Office Hours Launch June 6th

The AgriProspects mini-grant program was launched last week to support Extension professionals in delivering adult workforce development programs for the agricultural sector. AgriProspects Coordinators will host multiple office hour sessions for each Extension Region in June and July. The first session, led by the North Central Coordinators, will be held from 10:30-11:30am ET. Although focused on Land-grant institutions in the North Central region, all are welcome to attend. To see available...

AgriProspects Mini-Grants Launched to Address Extension Adult Workforce Development Needs in the Agricultural Sector

The AgriProspects Workforce Development Network, a collaborative effort of the Extension Foundation (EXF), the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Economic & Workforce Development Program Action Team (Workforce PAT) and USDA-NIFA, aims to bolster the Extension system’s capacity to meet the evolving workforce demands within the food and agriculture sector. To further its mission, AgriProspects is seeking proposals for Round 1 of its Mini-grant Program. Round 1...

Extension Foundation Selects Thirteen Coordinators from Land-grant Universities for AgriProspects Workforce Development Network

The Extension Foundation (EXF) in collaboration with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Economic & Workforce Development Program Action Team are collaborating with USDA-NIFA staff to form a robust network of public and private entities across every U.S. region to build the nation’s capacity to respond to the changing needs in the food and agriculture sector. The effort, called AgriProspects, aims to foster regional cooperation, identify workforce ecosystem gaps,...

Twelve Coordinator Positions Available: Extension Foundation and ECOP WorkForce Development Program Action Team Launches AgriProspects Workforce Development Network

Summary NEW Application Due Date: November 17th, 2023 at 11:59 PM ET. Application Link: https://webportalapp.com/sp/agriprospects Positions Available: AgriProspects Regional Network Coordinators, AgriProspects Regional Content Coordinators Time Frame: This is a five-year grant project. Support for each position is a flat $25,000 per year beginning on or about January 1, 2024. Funds can be used by the recipient to support the portion of an FTE commensurate with the incumbent’s current rate of...

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