Tribal Colleges Education Equity Program (TCEG)

Program: 
Aquaculture | NIFA Tribal Programs | Tribal Equity Grants Program

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 institution's land grant roadmap or strategic planning process. To the extent practicable, priorities should reflect NIFA's following national critical needs areas: 1. Development of sustainable energy; 2. Increased global food security; 3. Adaptation/mitigation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change; 4. Reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity; and 5. Improved food safety.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply: 
1994 Land-Grant Institutions

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 11, 2014

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Tim Grosser
Contact for Electronic Access Problems: 
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number: 
USDA-NIFA-TCEG-004508
CFDA number: 
10.221
Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
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Estimated Total Program Funding: 
$3,300,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
Matching is not required
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $93,750