NIFA Tribal Colleges Extension Program (TCEP)

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA NIFA
Description: 

Deadline Passed 06/06/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. The purpose of TCEP is to give reservation communities opportunities for enhanced agricultural productivity, community resilience, economic growth and youth development by extending the reach of innovations in research and technology and enhancing informal, local educational programming. The capacity program supports innovations in research and technology, and the enhancement of educational programming. Previous projects have addressed tribal youth development, increased food security, financial literacy, optimization of agriculture production, and natural resource conservation. NIFA reviews all proposals accepted in NIFA’s competitive grant programs through an external peer review process in which a panel of experts from within the respective field in question takes part. Specific details on panel meetings, review formats, and evaluation criteria may vary among programs.

Category: 
Education, agriculture, training, development, research, technology, development, tribal youth, food security, community
Funding Amount: 
Total Program Funding: $4,300,000
Matching Funds: 
No
Eligibility: 
Applications may only be submitted by colleges and universities designated as 1994 Land-Grant Institutions
Contact Information: 
Siva Sureshwaran Division Director Division of Community and Education ssureshwaran@nifa.usda.gov 202-720-2324