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Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program (FRTEP) (formerly Extension Indian Reservation Program)

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. To the extent practicable, priorities should reflect the 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.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • 1862 Land-Grant Institutions
  • 1890 Land-Grant Institutions
  • More Information on Eligibility

    Applications may be submitted by 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and the University of the District of Columbia.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic

    Solicitation Date (Opening) December 26, 2012
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    February 15, 2013
    Estimated Total Program Funding $2,800,000.00
    Range of Awards Unavailable
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 100%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Tim Grosser
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-004030
    CFDA Number 10.500 Cooperative Extension Service
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