Allowable SAFRA Activities


  • STRENGTHENING HBCU (SAFRA) PROGRAM ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES

     

    • Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes;
    • Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classroom, library, laboratory, and other instructional facilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services;
    • Academic instruction in disciplines in which Black Americans are underrepresented;
    • Purchase of library books, periodicals, microfilm, and other educational materials, including telecommunications program materials;
    • Establishing or enhancing a program of teacher education designed to qualify students to teach in a public elementary or secondary school in the State that shall include, as part of such program, preparation for teacher certification, and
    • Other activities, consistent with the institution's comprehensive plan and designed to increase the institutions capacity to prepare students for careers in the physical or natural sciences, mathematics, computer science or information technology or sciences, engineering, language instruction in the less-commonly taught languages or international affairs, or nursing or allied health professions.

    NOTE:  ENDOWMENT FUNDING IS NOT AN ALLOWABLE ACTIVITY UNDER THE 5-YEAR HBCU MANDATORY FUNDS PROGRAM.