Notice Inviting Applications: Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) Deadline

Notice Inviting Applications: Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP)

Purpose of the Program: NACTEP provides grants to improve career and technical education (CTE) programs that are consistent with the purposes of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, as amended by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (the Act or Perkins V) and that benefit Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

Eligible Applicants: The following entities are eligible to apply under this competition: (1) a federally recognized Indian Tribe, (2) a Tribal organization, (3) an Alaska Native entity, and (4) a Bureau-funded school, except for a Bureau-funded school proposing to use its award to support general education secondary school programs. Any Tribe, Tribal organization, Alaska Native entity, or eligible Bureau-funded school may apply individually or as part of a consortium with one or more eligible Tribes, Tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, or eligible Bureau-funded schools. (Eligible applicants seeking to apply for funds as a consortium must meet the requirements in 34 CFR 75.127-75.129, which apply to group applications.)

Application Due: January 29, 2021.

Pre-application Webinar:


January 29, 2021

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