Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Deadline: May 2, 2018

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. The AmeriCorps Indian Tribes competition will prioritize the investment of national service resources in: Disaster Services: Improving community resiliency through disaster preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation Economic Opportunity: Increasing economic...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program

Deadline: May 7, 2018

The Native American and Alaska Native Children in School (NAM) program aims to develop and enhance capacity to provide effective instruction and support to Native American students, including Native Hawaiian and Native American Pacific Islander students, who are identified as English learners (ELs). The goal of this program is to support the teaching, learning, and...


 

U.S. Department of Transportation: Indian Highway Safety Program Grants

Deadline: May 1, 2018

The Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) supports federally recognized tribes that implement traffic safety programs and projects that reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage. Support will be provided for the following program areas: 1. Impaired driving: Programs directed at reducing injuries and death attributed to impaired driving on reservations such...


 

National Park Service: Historic Preservation Fund Grants-in-Aid – Tribal Historic Preservation Offices

Deadline: Jun 30, 2018

The Tribal Historic Preservation Offices program supports the operation of Tribal Historic Preservation Offices. The program provides grants to tribes for the identification, evaluation, and protection of historic properties by such means as compliance and review, survey, planning technical assistance, development, and federal tax incentives that are available for historic properties; and to expand the...


 

National Park Service: Tribal Heritage Grant Program

Deadline: May 11, 2018

The National Historic Preservation Act authorizes grants to federally recognized Indian tribes for cultural and historic preservation projects. These grants assist Indian tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations in protecting and promoting their unique cultural heritage and traditions. The Tribal Heritage Grant Program focuses on protecting: traditional skills, oral history, plant and animal species...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Food Distribution Program Nutrition Education Grant

Deadline: Apr 16, 2018

Food Distribution Program Nutrition Education Grant (FDPNE) grants are awarded each fiscal year to Indian tribal organizations and state agencies to conduct projects that provide nutrition information and services to Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation (FDPIR) participants. Desired outcomes are to: Improve nutrition-related knowledge among FDPIR participants, resulting in healthier food choices and a...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program

Deadline: Mar 28, 2018

Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (TSASP) is dedicated solely to the provision of direct intervention and related assistance for victims of sexual assault. TSASP funds may be used support the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of programs and projects within Indian country and Alaska Native villages to assist those victimized by sexual assault. Projects funded through...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Tribal Court Improvement Program

Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

The Tribal Court Improvement Program (TCIP) will provide grants to tribal governments or to tribal consortia to improve the handling of American Indian and Native Alaskan child welfare cases by tribal courts. The grants will provide support to tribal governments to: (1) Conduct assessments of how tribal courts (including courts for tribal consortia) handle child...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance

Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

The purpose of the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M) program is to ensure the survival and vitality of Native American languages. The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) supports locally determined projects that achieve community goals through specific, measurable outcomes. Examples of P&M projects include, but are not limited to, the following: Native American...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

The Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) program aims 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 will support locally determined projects designed to reduce or eliminate community problems and achieve...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

The Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program aims 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 and essential for...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 9, 2018

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 and lead. The purpose of Native Youth I-LEAD is...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Native American Career and Technical Education Program

Deadline: Mar 19, 2018

The Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) provides grants to improve career and technical education (CTE) programs that are consistent with the purposes of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act and that benefit Native Americans and Alaska Natives. The NACTEP will award programs that meet the following requirements: Propose organized...


 

U.S. Department of Treasury: Native American Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Assistance Program

Deadline: Apr 4, 2018

The Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) program provides funding to build the community development capacity of Certified Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), Emerging Native CDFIs, and sponsoring entities, and to increase access to capital in Native communities. Funding is offered in the following categories: Financial Assistance (FA) Awards: Awards are made in the form...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Youth and Culture Fund

Deadline: Mar 8, 2018

The Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) promotes partnerships with tribes, Native nonprofit organizations, and Native community groups working in rural and reservation-based communities seeking ways to preserve, strengthen, and/or renew Native culture and tradition among youth. The NYCF will support projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social issues...