Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)

This program was designed to assist 1994 Land-Grant Institutions (Tribal Colleges) in building institutional research capacity through applied projects that address student educational needs and meet community, reservation or regional challenges.  Awards are to be made on the basis of a competitive review process. Collaboration with 1862 or 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS), a Non-Land-Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCA), or at least one forestry school funded under the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program  is a requirement. Eligible institutions may propose projects in any discipline of the food, agricultural or natural resource sciences.

Who Is Eligible to Apply:1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below)

More on Eligibility:Please see the RFA for additional details.

Posted Date:Wednesday, June 5, 2019

For More Information Contact:Erin Riley

Closing Date:Friday, August 9, 2019

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Funding Opportunity Number:USDA-NIFA-TCRGP-006773CFDA number:10.227

Abstracts of Funded Projects:Read the Abstracts(link is external)Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:


FY 2018 Tribal College Research Grant Program.pdf (568.26 KB)Estimated Total Program Funding:$3,700,000Percent of Applications Funded:80%Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:Matching is not requiredRange of Awards:$60,000 – $500,000

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