The Trump administration announced a $4.4 billion program to bolster textile industry jobs during its first budget.
The program, which will be funded through the Agriculture Department’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Labor and Industries, would provide $6.5 billion for the textile industry over 10 years.
The Department of Agriculture’s Office for the Assistant, or OALI, would oversee the program, with a budget of $4,634,735.
The agency also will coordinate efforts to strengthen domestic textile industries.
Trump’s budget includes $1.4 million to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the purpose of promoting the development of Indian-owned cotton industries.
In 2017, the Bureau provided $400 million in funding to the Department of the Interior for its efforts to increase the number of federally owned Indian-run cotton plants.
The Office of Native American Affairs also is seeking additional $250 million for its role in promoting Native American cotton industries and its support for Indian economic development.
The budget also provides $4 million for the State Department to support Native American businesses in the United States.
The State Department also will provide $150 million for Native American education, including $25 million for undergraduate education, $75 million for graduate education, and $50 million for postgraduate education.
The White House also announced an additional $500 million for research and development.
Other agencies are also making investments.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will get $1 million to help expand its collection of historical artifacts, the National Endowment for the Humanities will support $250,000 to expand its collections of cultural heritage, and the U.N. Refugee Agency will receive $25,000 for its support of refugee and asylum programs.
The Trump budget also includes $432,000 of funding to help the U