Tribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 9, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUp to $ 170,000
Category of Funding ActivityAgriculture
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Applications may be submitted by any 1994 Land Grant that was authorized as such prior to the passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014. Applicant institutions must also be accredited or in the process of renewing accreditation status.

Program Description

The purpose of the TCEP is to enable 1994 institutions to deliver science-based, culturally relevant extension education programs designed to address public needs and improve quality of life. The TCEP is intended to be a component of the applicant 1994 institution's land-grant roadmap or strategic planning process. To the extent practicable, priorities should reflect NIFA's national critical needs areas: 1) Development of sustainable energy; 2) Increased global food security; 3)Adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change; 4) Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity; and 5)Improved food safety. The Tribal Colleges Extension Program-Special Emphasis (TCEP-SE) for fiscal year (FY) 2014 will be to conduct specialized, focused projects as a complement to a full extension department operations.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberUSDA-NIFA-SLBCD-004512
Funding Opportunity TitleTribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis
Opportunity CategoryAgriculture
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMarch 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateMay 9, 2014 (Friday)
Application Archive DateJune 8, 2014 (Sunday)
Total Program Funding$ 800,000
Award AmountUp to $ 170,000
CFDA Number
  • 10.500 - Cooperative Extension Service

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Applications may be submitted by any 1994 Land Grant that was authorized as such prior to the passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014. Applicant institutions must also be accredited or in the process of renewing accreditation status.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Program Information WebsiteTribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis
ContactOffice: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
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Phone: 202-401-5048
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