Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

Isora Foundation

Deadline: Feb 1, 2019

The Isora Foundation is committed to empowering individuals to improve conditions within their communities in the areas of health, education, economic development, and social justice. The Foundation seeks to support organizations or projects that: Support sustainable economic development and social change, often within grassroots and/or indigenous communities Attempt to change negative social, economic and cultural...


 

New Mexico Department of Health: Youth Dance, Tribal Dance, or Physical Activity Programs in Public Schools

Deadline: Jan 10, 2019

The New Mexico Department of Health seeks to establish contracts for the procurement of statewide youth dance or physical activity programs in public elementary, middle, or high schools. The scope of work should include the following: Implement culturally and age-appropriate in-school youth dance, tribal dance, and/or physical activity programs to a diverse population of students...


 

Department of Homeland Security: Pre-Disaster Mitigation

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program makes available federal funds to state, local, and tribal governments to implement and sustain cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on federal funding from future disasters. Amount: A total of $235,200,000 is available to fund up to 250...


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: Energy and Mineral Development Program

Deadline: Jan 25, 2019

The Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP) will support projects that assess, evaluate, or otherwise promote the processing, use, or development of energy and mineral resources on Indian lands. Proposed projects must include resource inventories and assessments, feasibility studies, or other pre-construction studies that are necessary to promote the use and development of energy and...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

Deadline: Feb 26, 2019

The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) provides federally-recognized tribes and tribal consortia the opportunity to addresses concerns related to public safety, criminal and juvenile justice, and the needs of victims or survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and other crimes. CTAS is not a program but an overarching structure under which tribes can...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction

Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

The Tribal Jurisdiction Program provides support and technical assistance to Indian tribes for planning and implementing changes in their criminal justice systems necessary to exercise special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction (SDVCJ). The program encourages collaborations among tribal leadership, courts, prosecutors, attorneys, defenders, law enforcement, probation, victim services providers, and other partners to ensure that victims...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

Deadline: Jan 4, 2019

The Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts (ATDC) and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts program seeks to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in existing adult problem solving courts, and adult Tribal Healing to Wellness courts, which use the treatment drug court model in order to provide...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Tribal Behavioral Health Grant – Native Connections

Deadline: Jan 4, 2019

The Tribal Behavioral Health Grant (Native Connections) seeks to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance abuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) young people up to and including age 24. Native Connections is intended to reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders, foster culturally...


 

U.S. Department of Transportation: Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program

Deadline: Dec 17, 2018

The Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program (NSFLTP) of The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) provides funding for the construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of nationally-significant projects within, adjacent to, or accessing federal and tribal lands. This Program provides an opportunity to address significant challenges across the nation for transportation facilities that...


 

National Indian Health Board: Climate Ready Tribes

Deadline: Nov 28, 2018

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), offers the Climate Ready Tribes (CRT) Initiative. The goals of CRT are to: Reduce climate-related morbidity and mortality in Tribal Nations and communities Build capacity to identify and assess climate-related health threats to Tribes Build climate and health...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Language Immersion Initiative

Deadline: Dec 18, 2018

The Native Language Immersion Initiative (NLII) seeks to build the capacity of and directly support Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs actively supporting Native language-immersion programs. The NLII seeks to build a dialogue and community of practice, through the grantee cohorts, around Native language immersion programs, and momentum for supporting Native language programs. NLII...


 

Running Strong for American Indian Youth: Dreamstarter Grants

Deadline: Dec 15, 2018

Running Strong for American Indian Youth’s mission is to help American Indian people meet their immediate survival needs—food, water, and shelter—while implementing and supporting programs designed to create opportunities for self-sufficiency and self-esteem. Running Strong believes in the dreams of young American Indians: creating stronger communities, overcoming poverty, and building a better tomorrow for themselves...


 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Deadline: Jan 7, 2019

The Community Development Block Grant Program supports the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low- and moderate- incomes. Applicants may request funding for: a. Single Purpose Grants – Projects funded by this program must principally benefit low-...


 

Sacred Fire Foundation: Protecting the Sacred

Deadline: Mar 15, 2019

The mission of Sacred Fire Foundation is to ensure the continuance of ancestral wisdom and expand awareness about why the indigenous worldview is crucial for present and future generations. It envisions a global society that prioritizes balance, community, and connection, and helps to sustain all life on earth. The Protecting the Sacred grant program works...


 

Department of the Interior: Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The Secretary of the Interior established the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations to implement the land consolidation provisions of the Cobell Settlement Agreement, which provided $1.9 billion to consolidate fractional land interests across Indian country. The Buy-Back Program allows interested individual owners to sell their land for immediate transfer to the recognized tribe that...