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Tribal Colleges Education Equity Program (TCEG)

The purpose of the TCEG Program is to provide funding to enhance educational opportunities for Native Americans in the food and agricultural sciences. The TCEG program is intended to strengthen institutional capacity to deliver relevant formal education opportunities. The TCEG is intended to be a component of the applicant 1994 institutions land grant roadmap or strategic planning process. To the extent practicable, priorities should reflect NIFAs following national critical needs areas: 1. Development of sustainable energy; 2. Increased global food security; 3. Adaptation /mitigation of agriculture and atural resources to global climate change; 4.Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity; and 5. Improved food safety.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • 1994 Land-Grant Institutions
  • Other or Additional Information (See below)
  • More Information on Eligibility

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic | Abstracts of Funded Projects

    Solicitation Date (Opening) March 14, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    April 11, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $3,300,000.00
    Range of Awards $0.00 to $93,750.00
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 100%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Tim Grosser
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-TCEG-004508
    CFDA Number 10.221 Tribal Colleges Education Equity Grants
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