Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions Program

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Program Office: Institutional Service

CFDA Number: 84.031L; 84.382B
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: AANAPISI Program

Program Description

This program provides grants and related assistance to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institutions to enable such institutions to improve and expand their capacity to serve Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders and low-income individuals.

This Web site provides information on the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving Institutions Program authorized by the Higher Education Opportunity Act, 2008 (HEA, Title III, Part A, Section 320; CFDA# 84.031L) as well as the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving Institutions Program originally authorized by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 (HEA, Title III, Part F, Section 371; CFDA# 84.382B).

Types of Projects

84.031L 84.382B
1. Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes. 1. Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes.
2. Renovation and improvement in classrooms, libraries, laboratories, and other instructional facilities. 2. Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classrooms, libraries, laboratories, and other instructional facilities, including the integration of computer technology into institutional facilities to create smart buildings.
3. Support of faculty exchanges, and faculty development and faculty fellowships to assist in attaining advanced degrees in the faculty‘s field of instruction. 3. Support of faculty exchanges, faculty development, and faculty fellowships to assist in attaining advanced degrees in the field of instruction of the faculty.
4. Curriculum development and academic instruction. 4. Development and improvement of academic programs.
5. Purchase of library books, periodicals, microfilm, and other educational materials. 5. Purchase of library books, periodicals, and other educational materials, including telecommunications program material.
6. Funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management. 6. Tutoring, counseling, and student service programs designed to improve academic success.
7. Joint use of facilities such as laboratories and libraries. 7. Funds management, administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management.
8. Academic tutoring and counseling programs and student support services. 8. Joint use of facilities, such as laboratories and libraries.
9. Establishing community outreach programs that will encourage elementary school and secondary school students to develop the academic skills and the interest to pursue postsecondary education. 9. Establishing or improving a development office to strengthen or improve contributions from alumni and the private sector.
10. Establishing or improving an endowment fund. 10. Establishing or improving an endowment fund.
11. Academic instruction in disciplines in which Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders are underrepresented. 11. Creating or improving facilities for Internet or other distance learning academic instruction capabilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services.
12. Conducting research and data collection for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander populations and subpopulations.  
13. Establishing partnerships with community-based organizations serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.  

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