Program Description

To establish Extension offices on Indian reservations that provide science-based knowledge to increase reservation farm productivity, engage youth and promote a healthier, more prosperous knowledge empowered community.

General Program Requirements

Eligible applicants are 1862 and 1890 Universities that have received Land-Grant status and are serving Federally Recognized Tribes.

Your Next Steps

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

Application Process

A four-year continuation peer reviewed competitive grant program. Awards amounts average $81,000 per project. Overall program serves 122 American Indian Tribes in 19 states by funding 36 separate Extension offices.

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 program
Funding TypeAnnual Congressional appropriation
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceFederally Recognized Tribes through 1862 or 1890 Universities
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)60,851
Length of ProgramContinuous since 1990 – Grant awards are on a 4-year award cycle

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