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RMA announces availability of approximately $5 million to fund the Risk Management Education in Targeted States Program. Awards will be made on a competitive basis for projects of up to one year. Recipients must demonstrate non-financial benefits from a partnership agreement and must agree to the substantial RMA involvement in the project.

CLOSING DATE: The closing date and time for receipt of an application is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, July 15, 2011. Applications received after the deadline will not be evaluated by the technical review panel.

Note: RMA strongly recommends that applicants submit the online application at least two weeks prior to the application closing date in case there are problems with the Web site.

The following forms and information will assist you in preparing an application under the RFA for Risk Management Education in Targeted States Program. Instructions for each of the OMB forms are included as the last page of the document.

For more information, please contact Lydia Astorga, Sundii Johnson-Phillips, or Leonard Randolph at 202-720-0779.