Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

State of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Special Projects

Deadline: May 23, 2019

Special Projects are projects that identify and address a need of tribal communities across the State of New Mexico. Projects should be focused on providing direct services which will benefit the Native American people of the state. The project should identify and address a direct need in tribal communities. Applicants deemed most responsive to the...


 

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

Deadline: May 23, 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...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Language Immersion Initiative

Deadline: May 30, 2019

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...


 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program

Deadline: May 29, 2019

The Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP) will provide funding to strengthen Tribes’ capacity to prepare for and respond to emergency situations and supports the goal of Readying the Nation for Catastrophic Disasters. THSGP provides funding directly to eligible Tribes to support the building, sustainment, and delivery of core capabilities to enable Tribes to strengthen...


 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program)

Deadline: May 3, 2019

Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian communities face unique challenges to economic growth. These obstacles include heightened barriers to accessing capital and basic financial services, as well as increased difficultly interacting with private and public sector programs. With this in mind, the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund created the Native Initiatives to further...


 

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation

Deadline: May 31, 2019

The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation grants financial assistance to organizations that support 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...


 

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples

Deadline: Jun 7, 2019

The Seventh Generation Fund directs grant support to culturally-grounded Indigenous community organizing efforts initiated and led by the communities impacted. It recognizes that Indigenous Peoples, communities, and nations understand the issues they face and are best suited to design solutions and programs that remedy the Fund’s concerns. The Fund makes grants through the following programs:...


 

U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands

Deadline: May 1, 2019

The Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands program is consistent with the principles of tribal sovereignty and self-determination, and with an all of-the-above energy strategy that recognizes the breadth of energy resources on Tribal Lands, as well as each Tribe’s right to use them as they see fit. This program seeks projects that are fuel...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country

Deadline: May 15, 2019

The long term impact of the Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC) program is to reduce rates of death and disability from commercial tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, and to reduce the prevalence of obesity. GHWIC combines evidence-informed (1) policy, systems, and environmental changes (obesity, tobacco), and (2) clinical-community linkages (diabetes,...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Fertile Ground Advocacy Campaign

Deadline: Apr 9, 2019

The Fertile Ground Advocacy Campaign will provide grants to 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 and foods, and strengthening food sovereignty work that is rooted in tradition, culture, and Indigenous...


 

Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

Deadline: May 3, 2019

The Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund (TSAF) was developed to provide new, independent funding to tribes for renewable energy projects. TSAF priorities include: Providing necessary capital to support the development of new solar demonstration projects in tribal communities around the country Solar education, training, and workforce development in tribal communities The development of long-term energy plans...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 11, 2019

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


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: Proposals to Build Tribal Energy Development Capacity

Deadline: May 10, 2019

The Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) program’s goal is to develop tribal management, organizational, and technical capacity needed to maximize the economic impact of energy resource development on Indian land. The TEDC grant gives tribes the ability to develop or enhance their business and regulatory environment for energy resource development. Proposed projects must include building...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Native American Library Services Enhancement Grant

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Native American Enhancement grants are competitive grants available to carry out activities that advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Successful Native American Enhancement grant projects should result in measurable changes and outcomes, such as increased understanding, interest, and confidence among participants. Successful Native American Enhancement grant projects support the following activities:...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Deadline: May 2, 2019

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. The AmeriCorps Indian Tribes competition will prioritize the investment of national service resources in: Disaster Services: Improving community resiliency through disaster preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation Economic Opportunity: Increasing economic...