Tribally Controlled Postsecondary
Career and Technical Institutions

Each year under the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) Statute, Section 117, Congress appropriates roughly $10 million under the Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Career and Technical Institutions Program (TCPCTIP), to tribally controlled postsecondary career and technical institutions that do not receive assistance under the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act or the Navajo Community College Act to provide basic support for the education and training of Indian students.

In September 2020, the Department awarded two grants ranging from $2,300,000 to $7,100,000. These awards are for the second year of a five-year funding cycle. Funds for years three through five are subject to the availability of funds and whether a grantee meets the requirements of 34 CFR 75.253 (Continuation of multi-year project after the first budget period).

The grantees are:


TCPCTIP Project Abstracts, October 2019 (DOCX, 25 KB)


TCPCTIP Fact Sheet
(PDF, 65 KB)


Edward Smith‚Äč
(202) 245-7602

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