Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Program

Deadline: Oct 15, 2019

The Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Service Coordinator (ROSS-SC) program aims to assist residents of public and Indian housing in making progress towards economic and housing self-sufficiency. To help residents make progress, ROSS-SC will fund applicants to hire a Service Coordinator who assesses the needs of public and Indian housing residents and links them to...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Tribal Self-Governance Planning Cooperative Agreement

Deadline: Oct 23, 2019

The Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP) is an expression of the government-to-government relationship between the U.S. and Indian tribes. Through the TSGP, tribes negotiate with the Indian Health Service (IHS) to assume Programs, Services, Functions, and Activities (PSFAs), or portions thereof, which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor health care programs in a manner...


 

Enterprise Community Partners: Addressing Rural and Tribal Data Gaps Grant

Deadline: Sep 6, 2019

Reliable community data is a critical tool for planners, but rural and tribal practitioners face unique challenges in accessing and using data to support housing stability. Frontline and non-technical staff may come from organizations with limited capacity and have fewer of the rich open-source resources or data portals that are available in large cities. Individuals...


 

First Nations: Native Agriculture And Food Systems Initiative

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

First Nations Development Institute believes that reclaiming control over local food systems is an important step toward ensuring the long-lasting health and economic well-being of Native people and communities. Native food-system control has the potential to increase food production, improve health and nutrition, and eliminate food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities, while also promoting...


 

Cedar Tree Foundation: Regenerative Grazing Initiative

Deadline: Aug 12, 2019

Cedar Tree Foundation supports the expansion of regenerative grazing practices as a strategy to improve soil health and address the threat of climate change. Regenerative grazing is a valuable tool that can help land managers to increase their soil organic matter and improve overall soil health, thereby achieving multiple environmental benefits while increasing their resilience...


 

New Mexico Public Education Department: Indian Education Act Funding

Deadline: Jul 31, 2019

The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) aims to improve academic and cultural achievement opportunities in alignment with the requirements of the Indian Education Act (IEA). The purpose of the IEA is to: A. Ensure equitable and culturally relevant learning environments, educational opportunities, and culturally relevant instructional materials for American Indian students enrolled in public...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Tribal Opioid Response Grants

Deadline: Aug 6, 2019

The Tribal Opioid Response program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need...


 

Native Voices Rising

Deadline: Jul 19, 2019

Native Voices Rising (NVR) is a project of Common Counsel Foundation and Native Americans in Philanthropy. NVR is an innovative, community-guided grantmaking collaborative designed to support organizing, advocacy, and voter engagement in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. NVR provides general operating support grants that are intended to strengthen Native-led organizations that are...


 

State of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs

Deadline: Jul 2, 2019

Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Projects should focus on building tribal capacity to implement culturally appropriate tobacco cessation and prevention initiatives that recognize the unique ceremonial uses of tobacco while reducing the use of commercial tobacco and its harmful effects. Applicants deemed most responsive to the criteria listed below will be awarded: Demonstrates a thorough understanding...


 

Environmental Protection Agency: Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program For Tribes

Deadline: Aug 1, 2019

The Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program For Tribes will support projects designed to develop and implement hazardous waste management programs. These programs must improve the applicant’s ability to properly identify, manage, or dispose of hazardous waste. Each of the following hazardous waste management program activities are considered essential to a program: Hazardous Waste Identification Hazardous...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Field-Generated Solutions for Tribal and Non-Tribal Communities to Improve Services for Victims of Crime

Deadline: Jul 24, 2019

The Field-Generated Solutions for Tribal and Non-Tribal Communities to Improve Services for Victims of Crime program will fund programs designed to support victims of crime and to bridge gaps in services to victims. The objectives of this program are to: Identify and address gaps in knowledge Develop and assess innovative practices Deliver much-needed victim assistance...


 

Life Comes From It

Deadline: Aug 12, 2019

Life Comes From It is a grantmaking circle that seeks to fund projects and collaborations from restorative justice, transformative justice, and indigenous peacemaking organizations. There are two grantmaking categories: 1. Individual projects. Examples include but are not limited to: Build an alternative approach to justice in the local community (e.g., create a community conflict transformation...


 

U.S. Department of Education: State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) – Tribal Education Agency Development Discretionary Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 12, 2019

The State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) program will support projects that: Promote Tribal self-determination in education Improve the academic achievement of Indian children and youth Promote the coordination and collaboration of Tribal educational agencies (TEAs) with State educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) to meet the unique education and culturally related academic needs...


 

U.S. Department of Education: American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Deadline: Jul 29, 2019

The American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program will provide vocational rehabilitation (VR) services, including culturally appropriate services, to American Indians with disabilities who reside on or near Federal or State reservations, consistent with such eligible individual’s strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice, so that such individual may prepare for, and...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Project Beacon – Increasing Services for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Victims of Sex Trafficking

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

Project Beacon – Increasing Services for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Victims of Sex Trafficking (Project Beacon) will make awards to increase the quantity and quality of services currently available to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of sex trafficking who reside in urban areas. Award recipients will use the funding to develop...