Existing Research AssessMent RFP

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is soliciting research proposals in the technical research areas of human nutrition, pre-harvest beef safety, sustainability, and product quality:   Existing Research Assessment: Gap analysis, scoping reviews, narrative reviews, existing data analysis/modeling encouraged.

Click HERE to view the RFP. 

RFP Schedule

Click on the program link below to view full RFPs. 

Program Pre-Proposal
Start Date
Product Quality Research

N/A June 30, 2023
Human Nutrition Research 

April 20, 2023 TBD
January 1, 2024
Pre-Harvest Beef Safety Research

N/A June 30, 2023 See RFP
Beef Sustainability Research 

N/A June 30, 2023 See RFP
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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.