Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program

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Applicant Information

There are two application processes for this program -- one for eligibility and one for grant funding.

Application for Eligibility

You must be designated an eligible institution before applying for funding under this program. The latest application to request designation as an eligible institution and to request a waiver of the non-federal cost share requirement is available. Please note the closing date(s) and refer to the Federal Register Notice.


Information for Grant Funding


Last competition: FY 2023
Application available: April 12, 2023
Application deadline: June 12, 2023

Federal Register Notice

Current Application

All applicants are required to submit an application online through is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.
Through this site, you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number 84.031X. If you experience problems submitting your application through, contact the Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726. For program-specific questions, contact the program officer(s) below.
If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to one of the program contact persons listed below.


Tips and Assistance

  • FY 2023 NASNTI, Part A, Grant Competition Webinar May 12, 2023 | Email for the webinar link

Application Contact

Don Crews, (202) 280-8775
U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Institutional Service
Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20202


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Last Modified: 05/09/2023