Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

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...


 

New Mexico Public Education Department: Teaching Recruitment and Support Initiative

Deadline: Oct 24, 2018

The Teaching Recruitment and Support Initiative will provide support to an Offeror to implement a recruitment, training, and support program to ensure effective, culturally competent, and qualified teachers are placed in New Mexico public schools that have high American Indian student enrollment, with a focus on schools located along the Rio Grande Corridor (see Appendix...


 

Nike N7 Fund: Native American Youth Sports Grants

Deadline: Oct 17, 2018

The Nike N7 Fund is committed to bring sport and all its benefits to Native American and Aboriginal communities in North America, with a focus on youth. It believes that kids are made to play, and through sport, Native youth can unleash the power of their generation. It believes in the unifying power of sport...


 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Native American Language Preservation Programs and Native American Veterans Services

Deadline: Sep 28, 2018

The New Mexico Indian Affairs Department is accepting proposals for projects focused primarily on language and cultural preservation involving youth and elders or veterans outreach services. Applicants deemed most responsive to the criteria below will be awarded funding: Best demonstrate a thorough understanding of the tribal population to be served and their need to receive...


 

Region 9 Education Cooperative / New Mexico Public Education Department: Indian Education Division Technical Assistance Consultant

Deadline: Sep 14, 2018

Region IX Education Cooperative (REC9) on behalf of the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) Indian Education Division (IED) is soliciting proposals from highly qualified individuals or organizations to strengthen the guidance and technical assistance surrounding tribal consultation practices with the Public Education Department, Indian Education Division, Local Education Agencies and Tribal Education Departments per...


 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs

Deadline: Sep 21, 2018

The Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program provides funding to work toward the following goals: To promote cessation and prevention of commercial tobacco abuse in Native communities with special emphasis on Native youth To promote cultural awareness of Native traditional and ceremonial use of tobacco as a means to strengthen cultural identity and resistance to commercial...


 

Indigenous Environmental Network: Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-Grant Program

Deadline: Oct 1, 2018

The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)/Western Mining Action Network (WMAN) Mining Mini-Grants Program offers financial grant assistance to communities threatened or adversely affected by mining in the U.S. and Canada. IEN/WMAN recognizes that mining activity often has detrimental impacts to all aspects of community and cultural well-being and encourages projects that strive to protect the environment,...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Agriculture & Food Systems Initiative

Deadline: Oct 5, 2018

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) recognizes that Native food systems are important assets to Native communities. As a result, First Nations has long supported Native communities as they fortify traditional food systems, seek to increase access to healthy and fresh foods, increase awareness of and involvement with where food comes from, and expand knowledge...


 

Federal Transit Administration: Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program – Tribal Transit Program

Deadline: Sep 10, 2018

Tribal Transit Program (TTP) grants support public transportation planning and capital expenses. Operating projects are eligible in limited circumstances (operating assistance requests will only be considered from tribes without existing transit service, or those tribes who received a TTP formula allocation of less than $20,000). Public transportation includes regular, continuing shared-ride surface transportation services open...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project

Deadline: Aug 24, 2018

The Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project will support Native American Independent Living (IL) Specialists who have similar responsibilities to the non-Native American IL Specialist counterpart in the center for independent living, but with a focus in Indian Country. The project will provide independent living core services including: information and referral; skills training; peer counseling;...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Arts Initiative

Deadline: Aug 30, 2018

The goal of First Nations Development Institute’s Native Arts Initiative (NAI) is to stimulate long-term perpetuation, proliferation, and revitalization of artistic and cultural assets in Native communities. This is achieved by strengthening the enabling environments in which Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal programs operate to support emerging and established Native artists and sustain traditional Native...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program

Deadline: Aug 13, 2018

The Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program aims to promote behavioral health integration in pediatric primary care by supporting the development of new or the improvement of existing statewide or regional pediatric mental health care telehealth access programs. For purposes of this funding opportunity, telehealth is defined as the use of electronic information and telecommunication...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Tribal Management Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 17, 2018

The Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program is a competitive grant program that is capacity building and developmental in nature. It was established to assist tribes and tribal organizations to prepare for assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Services (IHS) programs, functions, services, and activities (PFSAs) and further develop and improve their health management...


 

The Notah Begay III Foundation: 2018 Native Youth on the Move Grants

Deadline: Aug 3, 2018

This funding opportunity, made possible by the Nike N7 Fund, supports Native American communities in Albuquerque and surrounding pueblos and tribes working to increase the number of Native American youth ages 7-18 participating in physical activity, play, and sports. Prospective grantees/community partners must be interested in and committed to participating in the Native Youth on...