Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program

The summary for the Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program: The purpose of this program is to promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and related community development programs. NIFA intends this program to address educational needs, as determined by each institution, within a broadly defined arena of food and agricultural sciences-related disciplines. Priority will be given to those projects that enhance educational equity for under represented students; strengthen institutional educational capacities; prepare students for careers related to the food, agricultural, and natural resource systems of the United States; and maximize the development and use of resources to improve food and agricultural sciences teaching programs.
Federal Grant Title: Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AHSI-003407
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.228
CFDA Descriptions: Alaska Native Serving and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions Education Grants
Current Application Deadline: Mar 03, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Mar 03, 2011
Posted Date: Jan 25, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 25, 2011
Archive Date: Apr 04, 2011
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Individual public or private, nonprofit Alaska Native-serving and Native Hawaiian-serving institutions of higher education that meet the definitions of Alaska Native-Serving Institution or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution established in Title III, Part A of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U.S.C. 1059d.) are eligible institutions under this program. See RFA for further information.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/alaska.html
Grant Announcement Contact
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

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