Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Tribal Infrastructure Project Fund

Deadline: Jul 17, 2017

The Tribal Infrastructure Act (“Act”) recognizes that many of New Mexico’s tribal communities lack basic tribal infrastructure, including but not limited water and wastewater systems, roads, and electrical power lines. The lack of such infrastructure results in poor social, health, and economic conditions in communities. The Act created the Tribal Infrastructure Fund, the Tribal Infrastructure...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)

Deadline: Jul 19, 2017

The Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD) program supports community-based projects that empower Native youth to address priorities identified by such youth as well as to develop models, approaches, and strategies to foster resiliency and build upon Native youth’s inherent capacities to thrive. The purpose of Native Youth I-LEAD is to support...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

Deadline: Jul 10, 2017

Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities will be awarded to regional partnerships that provide, through interagency collaboration and integration of programs, activities, and services that are designed to increase well-being, improve permanency, and enhance the safety...


 

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples: General Support Grants

Deadline: Aug 4, 2017

The mission of the Seventh Generation Fund is to promote Indigenous Peoples’ self-determination and the sovereignty of Native nations. The Foundation recognizes the critical need at the Native grassroots community level for access to resources, technical assistance, and training to address an overall need for healthy and sustainable environments. Its work is based on traditional...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

Deadline: Jun 22, 2017

The purpose of the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program is to promote economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native American Pacific Islanders from American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The SEDS program supports the principle that social and economic development are inter-related...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance-Esther Martinez Immersion

Deadline: Jun 22, 2017

The Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) program is to provide financial assistance to community-driven projects designed to preserve Native American languages through Native American language nests and Native American language survival schools. The EMI program is interested in supporting locally determined projects designed to reduce or eliminate community problems...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Native American Language Program

Deadline: Jun 19, 2017

The purposes of the Native American Language ([email protected]) program are to support schools that use Native American and Alaska Native languages as the primary language of instruction; maintain, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans and Alaska Natives to use, practice, maintain, and revitalize their languages, as envisioned in the Native American...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities

Deadline: Jun 22, 2017

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities are intended to strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities, in subjects such as history, philosophy, literature, religion, and the interpretation of the arts. These grants may be used to enhance existing humanities programs, resources, or courses, or to develop new...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Nourishing Native Children – Feeding Our Future

Deadline: May 5, 2017

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has launched the new “Nourishing Native Children: Feeding our Future” grant program, which falls under First Nations’ larger Native American Food Security Project. The project will provide grants to Native communities interested in expanding nutrition resources for existing programs that serve American Indian children ages 6-14. Accessing healthy food...


 

NM Public Education Department: Strengthening Tribal Programs

Deadline: May 12, 2017

The purpose of the New Mexico Indian Education Strengthening Tribal Programs is to provide a grant for a one year period to the New Mexico tribal governments for the purpose of supporting the strengthening of tribal education programs and/or continue the support of revitalization, maintenance and sustainability of native languages. The Public Education Department (PED)-Indian...


 

NM Public Education Department: Indian Education School District and Cultural Inclusion Initiative

Deadline: May 12, 2017

The purpose of the Indian Education School District Initiative is to provide a grant for a one year period to New Mexico public school districts, namely the twenty-three (23) school districts, and district-chartered or state-chartered schools that enroll a significant number of American Indian students for the purpose of improving academic and cultural achievement opportunities...


 

Kalliopeia Foundation

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

The Foundation supports organizations whose work is rooted in interconnectedness, empathy, stewardship, service, and reverence for nature. Specific focus areas are detailed below. Spiritual ecology: Support is directed towards organizations whose work supports a way of life that is in harmony with the earth as a living whole. It values projects that are joining ecological...


 

National Endowment for the Humanities: Common Heritage Program

Deadline: Jun 1, 2017

America’s cultural heritage is preserved not only in libraries, museums, archives, and other community organizations, but also in all of our homes, family histories, and life stories. The Common Heritage program aims to capture this vitally important part of the country’s heritage and preserve it for future generations. Common Heritage will support both the digitization...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies

Deadline: Apr 28, 2017

The Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies program provides grants to support local educational agencies (LEAs), Indian tribes and organizations, and other eligible entities in developing elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. The U.S. Department of Education funds comprehensive programs that are designed to meet the unique cultural, language, and...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Public Health Nursing

Deadline: May 15, 2017

The Public Health Nursing (PHN) Program serves as the primary source for national advocacy, policy development, budget development, and allocation for the PHN programs for the Indian Health Service (IHS). The IHS PHN Program is a community health nursing program that focuses on the goals of promoting health and quality of life, and preventing disease...