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Indian Education—Demonstration Grants for Indian Children

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Program Office: Office of Indian Education

CFDA Number: 84.299A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children

Program Description

This program is designed to improve the education opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary, and secondary school Indian children by developing, testing, and demonstrating effective services and programs.


In fiscal year 2016 there is a new absolute priority called the Native Youth Community Projects (NYCP). The NYCP is centered on the goal of ensuring that Indian students are prepared for college and careers by promoting partnerships in American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities.

Last Modified: 03/01/2016