RFP Schedule

Click on the program link below to view full RFPs. 

Program Pre-Proposal
Start Date
Product Quality Research

N/A November 17, 2022 
March 1, 2023
Human Nutrition Research 

N/A December 14, 2022 
April 1, 2023
Pre-Harvest Beef Safety Research

N/A November 18, 2022 March 1, 2023
Beef Sustainability Research 

N/A December 14, 2022 April 1, 2023
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Beefgrants Online Grant Portal

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, has moved to an online portal, BeefGrants, for managing the grants process and to facilitate the submission and review of grant materials. All portal users will need to log in or set up an account to submit their proposal(s). 

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Indirect cost statement

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association is a non-profit organization that helps to finance nutrition, sustainability, beef safety, and product quality/meat science research programs by giving Checkoff-funded grants-in-aid to qualified scientists in order to enhance the profit potential for beef/beef products. The National Cattlemen's Beef Association is aware that academic institutions have financial obligations for administering the research grants that are awarded to their faculty members. However, with funds that are made available for research, overhead costs, principal investigator salaries, and equipment purchases will not be considered.