Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Funding for Older Americans Act Title VI Native American Programs

Deadline: Dec 18, 2019

The purpose of Title VI of the Older Americans Act (OAA) is to promote the delivery of nutrition, supportive, and caregiver services to American Indians, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians that are comparable to services provided under Title III of the OAA. The goal of these programs is to support the independence and well-being of...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Fertile Ground Advocacy Campaign Grant

Deadline: Nov 14, 2019

First Nations Development Institute has launched the Fertile Ground Advocacy Campaign that will provide grants to promote policy activity and development. The grants will support Native-led advocacy efforts to advance new policies and innovative policymaking approaches that will benefit Native American nutrition and health by improving access to healthy foods, reducing consumption of sugary beverages...


 

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

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

The Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Native Connections) seeks to prevent suicide and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years. Native Connections is intended to reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders, foster culturally responsive models that...


 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: i Count New Mexico

Deadline: Oct 14, 2019

The New Mexico Indian Affairs Department (IAD) was awarded funds to provide outreach activities that will inform American Indians within New Mexico of the importance of self-responding to the 2020 Census questionnaire and avoiding an undercount. IAD will provide funds to support 2020 Census complete-count efforts. Amount: Not specified. Eligibility: New Mexico nations, tribes, and...


 

Unorthodox Philanthropy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Unorthodox Philanthropy (UP) is sponsored by the Lampert Byrd Foundation in San Francisco, and grew out of efforts to identify extraordinary ideas. It approaches funding differently. Most foundations direct funding to nonprofit organizations that rely on a continuous cycle of philanthropic dollars to remain viable and grow – despite the fact that such capital is...


 

Native American Agriculture Fund

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) provides grants to organizations for business assistance, agricultural education, technical support, and advocacy services to support Native farmers and ranchers. NAAF has determined that there will be four primary priority areas and an additional four special emphasis areas for which funding will be provided during the 2019 funding cycle....


 

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...