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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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I.       EXTRAMURAL AGREEMENT OVERVIEW

A.       Types of Agreements:

AGREEMENT TYPE

CONTACT OFFICE

Extramural Agreements

(Specific Cooperative Agreements, Grants, Assistance-Type Cooperative Agreements, Research Support Agreements, Trust Fund Cooperative Agreements, Reimbursable Cooperative Agreements, Non-funded Cooperative Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding)

NAA Extramural Agreements Office

Foreign Agreements

(Any extramural agreement where the other entity is Foreign, not Domestic)

ARS-AFM-Extramural Agreements Division

through

 NAA Extramural Agreements Section

Interagency Agreements

(Reimbursable between ARS and Federal agencies – e.g., APHIS & ARS; FAS/ICD & ARS)

NAA Area Budget & Fiscal Office (ABFO)

BARD Research Grant Agreements

(The United States–Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund)

Area Director   (Follow BARD Manual Instructions)

CSREES Grants

(e.g., NRI)

NAA ABFO

and NAA Extramural Agreements Office if any sub-agreements (extramural) will result

BRDC Agreements

(Biotechnology Research & Development Corportation)

NAA ABFO

CRADA

(Cooperative Research and Development Agreement)

NAA Technology Transfer Office with NAA ABFO

Material Transfer Agreements

NAA Technology Transfer Office

Confidentiality Agreements

NAA Technology Transfer Office


Refer to Agreement descriptions at this link


Last Modified: 6/12/2008