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Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones”
DENVER - The American Indian College Fund will oversee a $5,000,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, based in Battle Creek, Michigan. The grant will fund the establishment of four childhood development centers to be located at tribal colleges and universities.
The program, titled Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” Early Childhood Development Initiative, will span a five-year period and is intended to:
Tribal colleges and universities are eligible and encouraged to apply for the grant. Four Grant awards of $800,000 over a period of four years per college will be awarded to the four colleges whose proposals best support the goals and objectives of the program.
Requests for Proposals will be available beginning Friday, April 8, 2011. Completed proposals must be submitted by Wednesday, June 1, 2011 to the American Indian College Fund, which will administer the Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” Early Childhood Development Initiative.
For a Request for Proposal or information about the program, contact Hepsi Barnett, Director of Projects and Research, American Indian College Fund, at 1-303-426-8900.
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