USDA Announces $2 Million in Agriculture, Food Research Grants for Tribal Land-Grant Colleges

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced nearly $2 million in grants to support research projects in American Indian communities through the Tribal College Research Grants Program (TCRGP), made possible by the 2014 Farm Bill.  The announcement comes as communities across the nation celebrate and honor Native American Heritage Month.

“The Tribal College Research Grants are a way for higher education institutions to develop programs and help advance skills in students that can provide immediate and long-term benefits for the tribal community,” said Sonny Ramaswamy, NIFA director. Continue reading

USDA Announces Availability of Funding to Support Agriculture and Food Research at Tribal Land-Grant Colleges

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $1.7 million in funding to improve the capacity of tribal land-grant colleges to undertake food and agriculture research. The funding is made available through the 2014 Farm Bill.

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