Strengthening Institutions Program - Part F

Senators Doug Jones (D-Alabama) and Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) and Representatives Alma Adams (D-North Carolina) and Mark Walker (R-North Carolina) introduced the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act to continue funding for Tribal Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions.


The FUTURE Act reauthorizes the current funding level of $30 million in mandatory funding to TCUs for two fiscal years.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College is one of the nation's 37 Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), who together are the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC). Collectively TCUs are seeking reauthorization of the Strengthening Institutions Program - Part F which provides $30M annually. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College receives approximately $500,000 annually.


How Can You Help?
  • Send a letter to your representative(s)

    • Letter template​

    • Printed copies of letters are also available at Main Campus' reception and at Outreach Sites

  • Call your representative(s)

  • Participate in an upcoming advocacy day with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College - stay tuned for details

Contact Information


Ron Johnson (R)

328 Hart Senate Office Bldg. 

Washington, DC 20510

(202) 224-5323



Tammy Baldwin (D)

709 Hart Senate Office Bldg. 

Washington, DC 20510

(202) 224-5653



Sean Duffy (R-WI 7)

1714 Longworth HOB

Washington, DC 20510

(202) 225-3365


TCUs provide high quality, culturally appropriate higher education opportunities to some of the most rural, isolated, impoverished, and historically undeserved areas of the country. 

Part F is slated to end after FY2019 if Congress does not authorize and appropriate new funding. 

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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