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14.519 Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Department of Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 2001, Public Law 106-377.
To help tribal colleges and universities, build, expand, renovate, and equip their own facilities.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Grant funds can be used by tribal colleges to build, expand, renovate, and equip their own facilities. No other activities can be funded; nor can facilities not owned by tribal colleges and universities be assisted.
Applicant Eligibility: Tribal colleges and universities that meet the statutory definition of such institutions contained in Title V of the 1998 Amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965, Public Law 105- 244.
Pre-application Coordination: None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Applicants are not required to provide matching funds, but will be awarded points in the selection system the more leveraged funds they provide.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Semi-annual progress and financial progress reports and a final program report are required.
Account Identification: 86-0162-0-1-451.
Through fiscal year 2001, Tribal Colleges and Universities have received approximately $2.8 million in grants to further develop facilities on their campuses.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
For application kits contact the HUD Super NOFA Information Center at 1-800-HUD-8929. For answers to technical questions, contact either Armand Carriere in the Office of University Partnerships, Office of Policy Development and Research, or Sherone Ivey, Office of Native American Programs, HUD, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410. Telephone numbers: (202) 708-3061, extension 3181 (Armand) or (202) 401-7914, extension 4200 (Sherone).
Regional or Local Office: None.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque, NM is creating a Child Development Center and Family Support Training Center in order to achieve the following goals: 1) Provide access to healthy, safe and affordable childcare services for families accessing job training at SIPI. 2) Improve availability and quality of licensed childcare and early childhood educational resources in low-and moderate-income Native American communities.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Will be listed in a NOFA each year.