Starting October 3rd! NEXTGEN Grant Support Introduction and Partnership Opportunities

October 3rd, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Eastern Time October 4th, 2022, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM Eastern Time October 5th, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time October 6th, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Eastern Time REGISTER HERE The Extension Foundation was selected by USDA-NIFA to serve as the technical service provider for […]

Extension Foundation Selected by USDA-NIFA as Technical Provider for NEXTGEN Funding Opportunity

The primary goal of the From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals Program (NEXTGEN) is to enable 1890 Land-grant institutions, 1994 Land-grant institutions, Alaska Native-serving institutions and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions, Hispanic-serving institutions, and insular area institutions of higher education located in the U.S. territories to engage, recruit, retain, […]

Extension Foundation Announces Year 4 (2022-2023) New Technologies for Ag Extension Projects

Fifty-seven applications were submitted by 36 Land-grant universities in response to the RFA shared by the Extension Foundation in April, 2022, for New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE). The Extension Foundation will be supporting 39 projects across Cooperative Extension as part of its fourth year of the NTAE program. This program is made possible by funding from […]

Extension Foundation Says Farewell to Longtime Technology Team Member

The Extension Foundation offers its sincere gratitude to Ben MacNeill who has been part of the Extension Foundation team since 2006. In July 2022, Ben will be transitioning to a new role outside of the Extension Foundation. Ben has been working with the Foundation through a full-time buyout from North Carolina State University. One of […]

Getting Started with the Extension Foundation

At the request of Cooperative Extension professionals, the Extension Foundation has developed an interactive tool to help Land-grant university professionals get familiarized with the Extension Foundation, its tools, national funded programs, services, and learn how the Foundation can be a partner in making a greater impact on local issues. The Extension Foundation serves all 112 […]

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 […]

New “Water Saver” publication documents Master Irrigator Program

A new publication – Water Saver: Oklahoma Master Irrigator Program – is available from the Extension Foundation. It documents the Oklahoma State Master Irrigator Program, which is helping Oklahoma farmers respond to the challenges they face due to decreasing water levels (a consequence of climate change.)  Inspired by a program developed by the North Plains […]

New Report Provides Regional Assessment of Ecosystem Services in Northeast U.S.

A new report – Ecosystem Services in Working Lands Practice and Policy of the U.S. Northeast – has been added to the Extension Foundation’s bookshelf. Authored by Northeast Ecosystems Services Fellows  Alicia F. Coleman, PhD, and Mario R. Machado, PhD, the report documents results from an assessment of over 1,300 ecosystem service provisioning programs and […]

We’re Hiring! Impact Collaborative Program Coordinator

The Extension Foundation is seeking an individual to join our team as the Impact Collaborative Program Coordinator. This full-time position includes leading all functions of the Extension Foundation’s Impact Collaborative program. The Impact Collaborative Program Coordinator will work closely with the Extension Foundation Design Strategist and Extension Foundation Leadership Development Specialist to design, implement and […]

Application for New Technologies for Ag Extension is Now Open, Deadline 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 […]