Tribal College Research Area of Expertise
The Tribal College Research Area of Expertise program provides grants for 1994 Land Grant Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
The grant is intended to support a research endeavor where existing research, extension, and education resources have already developed some level of expertise in a food, agricultural, natural resource, and human sciences area.
National priorities include:
- Positive youth development
- Workforce training for Tribal communities
- Rural development and community counseling for drug use (including opioids) and other factors that affect rural communities
- Rural prosperity and economic development through healthy communities
- Community access to a safe, nutritious, and secure food supply
- Strengthening the stewardship of lands through research
- Other Tribal priority areas that relate to agriculture and natural resources
Eligible applicants are Tribal Colleges or Universities designated as 1994 institutions under the Equity Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994.
Award ceiling: $500,000
Award floor: $200,000
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated total program funding: $3,500,000
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov. Application instructions are located on the related documents tab.
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