Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program

The summary for the Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program Federal 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 CSREES, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training Education Food and Nutrition Environment Agriculture Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-SLBCD-001906
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.500
CFDA Descriptions: Cooperative Extension Service
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jan 05, 2009
Posted Date: Nov 19, 2008
Creation Date: Nov 19, 2008
Archive Date: Feb 04, 2009
Total Program Funding: $2,430,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,430,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The purpose of this program is to support Extension agents who establish Extension education programs on the Indian Reservations and Tribal jurisdictions of Federally-Recognized Tribes. In fiscal year (FY) 2009, funded projects will support one or more of the following selected Strategic Goals included in the CSREES Strategic Plan for FY 2007-2012: Strategic Goal 2: Enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of rural and farm economies; Strategic Goal 3: Support increased economic opportunity and improved quality of life in rural America; Strategic Goal 4: Enhance protection and safety of the Nations agriculture and food supply; and Strategic Goal 6: Protect and enhance the Nations natural resource base and environment.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and the University of the District of Columbia. Institutions that were awarded four-year continuation grants for projects initiated in FY 2007 (University of Arizona - Navajo Reservation, Tuba City; University of Idaho - Nez Perce Reservation; Michigan State University - Bay Mills Indian Community, Hannahville Indian Community, Lake Traverse Band of Odawa Indians, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians; and University of Minnesota - Fond du Lac Reservation and Leech Lake Reservation) will receive separate instructions regarding the awarding of funds in FY 2009 and should not submit applications under this RFA.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/funding/rfas/frtep_1109.html
Grant Announcement Contact
CSREES Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays
electronic@csrees.usda.gov If you have any questions related to preparing application content.
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