Program Description

To develop the necessary infrastructure and faculty expertise to carry out research projects that identify and solve problems within tribal and American Indian communities, and offer students an improved research experience in preparation for career or higher education opportunities in the food, agricultural, natural resource sciences and human sciences.

General Program Requirements

Only accredited 1994 Land-Grant Institution as authorized by Congress are eligible.

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

There is an annual competitive peer reviewed grant opportunity where eligible 1994s can apply to receive funding. 1994 institutions must partner with 1862, 1890 universities, ARS research stations, non-land grant colleges of agriculture and Mcintire Stennis Schools of Forestry. 

Please Note: Recipients must file annual progress and financial reports.

Program Contact Information

Tim Grosser
National Program Leader

Additional Information

Length of ProgramContinuous
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)1,000
Entities Eligible for Grant Assistance1994 Land-Grant Institutions
Type of Assistance ProvidedGrant
Funding TypeCompetitive within the 1994 Land-Grants
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number10.227
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Can the funding from the program be renewedIt is an annual appropriation

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