Northwest Indian College will make repairs to its 1931 Day School with the help of a $143,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The college’s 5,000-square-foot Day School houses offices, classrooms and space for tribal elders, the USDA said. The grant will help replace windows, old siding, trim and gutters and remove lead-based paint.
The college also will contribute nearly $41,000 to the project.
The USDA’s Tribal College Initiative Grant program is managed through the department’s Rural Development division.
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Northwest Indian College’s grant is one of eight awarded to tribal colleges throughout the country.