Native American Agricultural Fast Track Fund (NAAFTF)

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
05/25/2016 12 pm PDT
Description: 

Deadline passed. Deadline for 2017 unknown.Class counsel in the Keepseagle v. Vilsack settlement today announced details about the Native American Agricultural Fast Track Fund (NAAFTF), a one-time distribution of $38 million in settlement funds. Awards from this fund will be made on a competitive basis to non-profit organizations, tribal programs and educational institutions which provide agricultural, business, technical or advocacy services to existing and aspiring Native American farmers and ranchers. Note that 6/24/2016 is the deadline for Letters of Intent; there is a webinar to provide technical assistance for applications on June 1, 2016.

Category: 
Agriculture, Development, Ranching
Funding Amount: 
$38,000,000 in total funds

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Eligibility: 
Nonprofit organizations with IRS §501(c)(3) tax-exempt status; Nonprofit organizations with §7871 Designation chartered under the tribal law of a state or federally recognized tribe; Educational institutions described in §170(b)(1)(A)(ii);and Instrumentalities of a state or federally recognized tribe, designated under §7701(a)(40).