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Tribally Controlled Community College Endowments
OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Controlled Community College Assistance Act, Public Law 95-471,
25 U.S.C. 640c - 1(c); 25 U.S.C. 1815.
provide grants to establish endowments for the Tribally Controlled
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
are to be used to establish endowments. Interest earned on the invested
funds may be used to defray expenditures associated with the operation
of the College including maintenance, administration, academic and
support costs, and community and student services programs. No part
of the net earnings of the trust fund may be used to benefit any
Eligibility: Colleges chartered by Federally
Recognized Indian Tribes which are governed by an Indian board of
directors, are in operation more than one year, admit students with
a certificate of graduation from a secondary institution or equivalent,
provide certificates, associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees.
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: Indian students who are a member
of or are at least a one-fourth degree Indian blood descendant
of a member of an Indian tribe which is eligible for the special
programs and services provided by the United States through the
Bureau of Indian Affairs to Indians because of their status as
Approved status as a Tribally Controlled Community College.
Coordination: This program is excluded from
coverage under E.O. 12372.
Procedure: Colleges must complete an Endowment
Fund agreement in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 1832(b).
Procedure: The headquarters office calculates
the amount of the award and the grantee is notified by the Branch
Chief of Post- Secondary Education.
Established by the Branch of Post-Secondary Education.
of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
An applicant who disputes the amount of the award may request
an informal conference with the deciding official, or may appeal
the denial of the application to the Interior Board of Indian
Appeals. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR, Part 2.
Colleges must file an annual application to receive continued
and Matching Requirements: The Colleges must
match an endowment grant with a capital contribution equal to half
of the amount of the Federal contribution. Personal or real property
received as a donation or gift may be applied toward the matching
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Awards are
made on an annual basis.
OMB 1076-0105, Annual Report.
For awards made under this program grantees/contractors are responsible
for obtaining audits in accordance with the Single Audit Act Amendments
of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501et. seq.).
Financial records must be retained for 3 years from the date of
submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must
be retained for 3 years from the date of final payment. Property
records must be retained for 3 years from the date of disposition,
replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation,
audit exceptions or claims must be retained until the dispute
has been resolved.
(Grants) FY 01 $975,000; FY 02 est $975,000; and FY 03 est $975,000.
and Average of Financial Assistance:
Range is $0.00 to $5,700; Average $5,700.
Twenty-five Tribally Controlled Community Colleges received endowments
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR, Part 41.
or Local Office: See Education Line Officers'
addresses in Catalog Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Juanita Mendoza 1849 C Street N.W.
Bureau of Indian Education, MS 4657-MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 208-3559
Web Site Address:
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Using interest earnings from the endowment, a distance learning
program utilizing satellites was established in one college and
social science laboratories were updated.
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applicants meeting eligibility criteria are funded.