The Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) administers the award and management of federal formula grants in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

FY 2018 Call for Proposals

New/Important this year:

The 250-word Summary and the “Background and justification” section have been revised to align with sections in USDA’s electronic reporting site, REEport (Report, Extension, and Education). REEport replaced CRIS in 2013 and is used for approving and annual reporting for all NIFA and capacity grants.

Hatch Projects (individual investigator, multidisciplinary, and multistate)

McIntire-Stennis Projects (individual investigator and multidisciplinary)

Funding Period: FY 2018 (October 1, 2017- September 30, 2018)

Submission Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016, by 4:30 p.m.

Submit proposals to CALS WAES via WISPER. Requests for deadline extensions will not be granted. See for more information.

Multistate Proposals Inviting Participation

To view the current list of multistate proposals inviting participation, see the National Information Management Support System (NIMSS):

On the home page, click the search button. On the left side of the page, under Projects, click the down arrow and View All Projects.