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Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program: Capacity

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.500
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jun 6, 2018

For programmatic or technical questions:
Tim Grosser

For grants management or budget questions:
Susan Bowman


The Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program provides funding to establish and strengthen capacity to equip, train, and deploy extension educators and specialists to carry out tribal extension needs assessments and outreach activities.

Proposed activities should address one or more of the priority areas:

  • Promotion of energy conservation and development of sustainable energy sources
  • Increased reservation, pueblo, tribal, or other American Indian community food security
  • Adaptation of tribal agriculture and natural resources to global climate change
  • Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity
  • Improved food safety

Eligible applicants are tribal colleges that are designated as 1994 Land Grant Institutions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Project period: 4 years
Estimated total program funding: $4,300,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Needs assessment methods and resources · Obesity and weight control · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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