Note: A 1994 Land-Grant Status Institution must serve as the lead institution on applications. As a result, UW–Madison can serve as a subawardee. Collaboration with 1862 or 1890 land-grant institutions, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS), non-land-grant colleges of agriculture, or the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program is a requirement.
The Tribal College Research Area of Expertise (TCRAE) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 to assist 1994 Land-Grant Institutions in building research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation or regional problems consistent with the 1994 Research Grants (Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994) (Public Law 103–382; 7 U.S.C. 301 note).
Who is eligible to apply:
1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below)
More Information on Eligibility:
Applications may only be submitted by Tribal Colleges or Universities designated as 1994 institutions under the Equity Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C. 301, as amended); see below for eligible list of 1994 institutions. Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project. Failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.
Posted Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA- TCRGP –0066364
Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,500,000