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Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.517
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb 1, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:
Erin Riley

For grants management or budget questions:
Susan Bowman


The Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis Grants program provides funding for extension office pilot projects that address youth, agriculture, economic development, and other issues important to stakeholders.

Previous projects have addressed:

  • Tribal youth development
  • Workforce training for tribal communities
  • Rural development and community counseling for opioids and other factors that affect rural communities
  • Facilitate rural prosperity and economic development through healthy communities
  • Provide communities access to a safe, nutritious, and secure food supply
  • Strengthen the stewardship of lands through extension and outreach
  • Other tribal priority areas that relate to agriculture and natural resources
  • Social and behavioral sciences

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

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $200,000
Award floor: $40,000
Project period: Up to 2 years
Estimated total program funding: $1,100,000

Application process

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

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

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