Program Description

Provides funding to develop a 1994 extension (non-formal education) capacity to serve the needs of the tribal or reservation community. Each extension office works with reservation communities to implement programs that address local needs or opportunities. Within this grant program are two types of funds: Capacity grants and Special Emphasis grants. Capacity grants fund an entire Extension office which can have many mission areas and clients. Special Emphasis grants are targeted, short-term pilot projects that allow Extension educators to explore new ways to better serve their community.

General Program Requirements

Accredited and legislatively designated 1994 Land-Grant Institutions.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

A competitive peer reviewed grant opportunity where eligible 1994s can apply to receive funding. Capacity awards ($100,000) are made for a four-year period under a continuation grant. Pilot projects are funded every two years for $85,000. Recipients must file annual progress and financial reports.

Program Contact Information

Tim Grosser
National Program Leader
tgrosser@nifa.usda.gov
202-690-0402
 

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number10.5
Can the funding from the program be renewedIt is an annual appropriation
Funding TypeCompetitive within the 1994 institutions
Entities Eligible for Grant Assistance1994 Land-Grant Institutions
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)27,125
Length of ProgramContinuous

Didn't find what you were looking for?


Try using our Benefit Finder questionnaire to view a list of benefit programs you may be eligible to receive.