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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: 10.500
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jun 6, 2018

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, or other issues important to stakeholders.

Projects should address one or more of National Institute of Food and Agriculture critical need areas.

  • Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity
  • Improved food safety
  • Increased food security
  • Development of sustainable energy
  • Adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change

Examples of project types are listed in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants are tribal colleges 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 Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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