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Empowering Minority Serving Institutions Food Safety Specialists to Write Successful Food Safety Outreach Program Grants Through Education, Training, and Technical Assistance


This grant aims to strengthen MSIs' organizational systems and increase the effectiveness of grantsmanship, which will result in Capacity Building and expansion of research and extension/outreach portfolios. The overarching goal of this proposal is to advance MSIs' ability to secure external grant funding by developing a targeted toolkit for grant writers at minority-serving institutions to ensure that they can provide food safety education to the populations they serve. This goal requires education, training, and technical assistance on the fundamentals of how to develop a strong, merit-based proposal package.The specific objectives of this grant proposal are to:Identify a cadre of MSIs food safety specialists eligible for the FSOP grant program;Development of the grant writing toolkit, professional development education and training opportunities, and technical assistance mechanisms; andDelivery and implementation of the FSOP grant writing toolkit, professional development education and training, and technical assistance opportunities.

Ulusoy Erol, Humeyra
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