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Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.500
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb 15, 2022

Erin Riley

Ara Staab


The Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program provides funding to promote equity in access to Extension outreach and provide resources to address long-standing needs among federally recognized tribes.

Priority areas include:

  • Positive youth development programs, including 4-H for tribal youth
  • Native farmer and rancher productivity and management
  • Community development
  • Economic and workforce development
  • Food systems, farm and community markets, and food sovereignty
  • Natural resource conservation and adaptation to environmental changes
  • Human nutrition and reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity
  • Native language and culture preservation
  • Traditional ecological, environmental, and cultural practice knowledge sharing and learning

Eligible applicants are 1862, 1890, and 1994 land grant institutions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Project period: 4 years
Estimated total program funding: $3,200,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Culture and cultural competency · Educational attainment · Environmental health · Families · Farmers and farmworkers · Food security and nutrition · Needs assessment methods and resources · Obesity and weight control · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Organizations (2)

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