Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program

by:

The National Institutes of Food and Agriculture, otherwise known as NIFA, is a federal government agency operating within the United States Department of Agriculture that is essentially responsible for consolidating all federally-funded agricultural research studies in the country.

The grants and programs of NIFA are specifically designed to contribute to the realization of its primary general mission which is to "stimulate and fund the research and technological innovations that will enhance and make American agriculture more productive and environmentally sustainable while ensuring the economic viability of agriculture and production."

In keeping with this mission, the National Institutes of Food and Agriculture has recently established the Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program in an attempt to conduct agricultural research studies that address high priority concerns of tribal, national, or multistate significance.

The goals of the program are greatly focused on the following objectives:

  (continued...)

Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program
  Page 2

About The Author

Michael Saunders is an editor of TopGovernmentGrants.com one the the most comprehensive Websites offering information on government grants and federal government programs.

He also maintains Websites providing resources on environmental grants and grants for youth programs.




Additional Resources



category - Education Grants

Community College Tuition is Affordable
Community colleges are local colleges that offer two year degrees and certifications. Students can take classes at community college and earn credits toward a two year or four year degree program. C...


Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has established a funding opportunity to support the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program wherein they intend to provide the African American museum staff with added knowledge and ability in all the areas of management, operations, programming, collections care, and other museum skills.


The Role of Private Enterprise in Putting Man into Space
Has NASA, the monolithic space agency, failed in it's quest to put man out into the cosmos? Will profit coupled with man's need to explore be the driving engine which sends man into the cosmos? Think...