Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

First Nations Institute: Native Agriculture and Food Systems Projects

Deadline: Jan 25, 2016

First Nations plans to support projects that strengthen local food-system control; increase access to local, healthy, and traditional foods; and decrease food insecurity and food deserts, all with an emphasis on serving Native American children and families. Desired projects will improve a tribe and/or tribal community’s effort to increase access to healthy and fresh foods...


 

Office on Violence Against Women: Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program

Deadline: Feb 2, 2016

The purpose of Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) is to provide intervention, advocacy, accompaniment (e.g., accompanying victims to court, medical facilities, police departments, etc.), support services, and related assistance for adult, youth, and child victims of sexual assault, non-offending family and household members of victims, and those collaterally affected by the sexual assault. Survivors of...


 

Office on Violence Against Women: Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program

Deadline: Feb 2, 2016

The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (Tribal SASP) provides funding directly to tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services. Tribal agencies, organizations, and nonprofits provide critical and culturally relevant services that are specifically responsive to the needs of sexual assault victims within tribal communities. Overall, the...


 

Notah Begay III Foundation: Capacity Building Grant Program

Deadline: Jan 22, 2016

The Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F’s) mission is to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. NB3F’s national program, Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures has announced its 2016 “Seeds of Native Health” Capacity Building Grants. The purpose of these grants is to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and...


 

Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation: Seeds of Native Health

Deadline: Jan 22, 2016

The Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F’s) national program, Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures has announced its 2016 “Seeds of Native Health” Promising Program Grant request for proposals.Through the generous support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and their recently launched national campaign, “Seeds of Native Health”, the NB3F will provide needed investment to...


 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Basic Emergency Social Care Services for the Albuquerque Area Native American Population

Deadline: Nov 5, 2015

The Basic Emergency Social Care Services for the Albuquerque Area Native American Population program furthers the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department’s (IAD’s) mission to improve the quality of life for the state’s Indian citizens by providing resources and basic emergency (crisis) social services for the homeless and/or indigent Native American population residing in the Albuquerque...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program

Deadline: Dec 1, 2015

The Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) program supports Indian tribes and organizations that primarily serve and represent Native Hawaiians. These grants are intended to provide opportunities to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge through strengthened activities in areas such as exhibitions, educational services and programming, professional development, and collections stewardship. Amount: Grants range from $5,000...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Special Diabetes Program for Indians Community-Directed Program

Deadline: Oct 7, 2015

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) is accepting new and competing continuation cooperative agreement applications for the Community-Directed Grant Program. Cooperative agreements are expected to provide diabetes treatment and/or prevention activities and/or services for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Grantees will implement one SDPI Diabetes Best Practice and report data. Grantees may also implement...


 

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

Deadline: Oct 14, 2015

The Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG Program) works to develop 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-income levels. The Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) in HUD’s Office of...


 

Bureau of Indian Education: Tribal Education Department Grant Program

Deadline: Sep 21, 2015

Tribal Education Department (TED) grant funds will assist tribes in the development and operation of TEDs for the purpose of planning and coordinating all educational programs of the tribe. These funds will support the development of TEDs to improve educational outcomes for students and improve efficiencies and effectiveness in the operation of BIE-funded schools. Grant...


 

Bureau of Indian Education: Sovereignty in Indian Education

Deadline: Sep 21, 2015

The purpose of the Sovereignty in Indian Education (SIE) Enhancement Program is to support tribes’ capacity to manage and operate tribally controlled schools as defined by the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988. These funds support the development of a school-reform plan to improve educational outcomes for students and improve efficiencies in the operation of...


 

Common Counsel Foundation and Native Americans in Philanthropy: Native Voices Rising

Deadline: Aug 31, 2015

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. In 2015, NVR will prioritize funding for Native-led organizing and advocacy groups that are actively...


 

Nike N7 Fund: Native American Youth Sports Grants

Deadline: Nov 15, 2015

The Nike N7 Fund is committed to inspiring and enabling participation in sport for Native American and Aboriginal populations in North America. It believes that sport has the power to unleash human potential, and a physically active lifestyle promotes more than exercise. Involvement in sports and physical activity leads to greater self-confidence, enabling youth to...


 

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation

Deadline: Aug 31, 2015

The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation provides grants that encompass the preservation, promotion, and advancement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States, including programs for: the development of American Indian entrepreneurism facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education) the preservation and enhancement of American Indian culture Amount: Not...


 

Indian Health Services: Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative

Deadline: Sep 8, 2015

The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is accepting applications for a five-year funding cycle, to continue the planning, development, and implementation of the Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI). The DVPI aims to accomplish the following goals: Build Tribal, Urban Indian Health Program...