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2009 Request for Applications for Education Partnerships

Risk Management Agency announces the availability of approximately $5.4 million (total) for partnership and cooperative agreements to fund risk management education and crop insurance education.

CLOSING DATE: The closing date and time for receipt of an application being submitted in hard copy form is 5:00 p.m. EDT on May 11, 2009. Applicants choosing to use to submit their applications to RMA have until 11:59 PM EDT on May 11, 2009. Applications received after the deadline will not be evaluated by the technical review panel.

Note: has been experiencing technical problems in 2009, and in anticipation of the high volume of applications the system will be required to handle due to the implementation of the Recovery Act, RMA is advising all potential applicants to be prepared to submit their applications in hard copy form should they experience lengthy delays while using

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

1. Targeted States Program
2. Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program

  • Application Checklist - PDF | Word
  • Frequently Asked Questions About the RME Application Process - PDF | Word
  • Form RME-1 - Risk Management Education (RME) Program Narrative - PDF | Word
  • Supplemental Guidance for Form RME-1 - PDF | Word
  • Form RME-2 - Statement of Work - PDF | Word
  • Supplemental Guidance for Form RME-2 - PDF | Word
  • OMB Standard Form 424 - Application for Federal Assistance - PDF | Word
  • OMB Standard Form 424A - Budget Information, Non-Construction Programs
  • OMB Standard Form 424B - Assurances, Non-Construction Programs
  • Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) - PDF | Word
  • OMB Instructions for Obtaining a DUNS Number
  • OMB Standard Form LLL - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • AD-1047 - Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters - Primary Covered Transactions
  • AD-1049 - Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace
  • Submission Procedures and Tips for Applicants - PDF | Word

For more information, please contact Lydia Astorga, 202-260-4728.