Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

Chamiza Foundation

Deadline: May 17, 2019

The Chamiza Foundation is committed to supporting the continuation of Pueblo culture. It uses a grassroots approach to grantmaking that supports leadership in Pueblo communities and their efforts to effect positive and innovative change that sustains culture and traditions. Current funding priorities include: Language Revitalization Sustainable Agriculture Traditional Building Traditional Arts and Crafts Storytelling /...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Grant Program

Deadline: Mar 18, 2019

The Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Grant Program seeks to support states and tribes with implementing youth (between 10 and 24 years of age) suicide prevention and early intervention strategies in schools, educational institutions, juvenile justice systems, substance use programs, mental health programs, foster care systems, and other child and...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Youth and Culture Fund

Deadline: Mar 12, 2019

First Nations began investing in Native youth by launching the Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) in 2002 to partner with tribes, Native nonprofit organizations, and Native community groups working in rural and reservation-based communities and seeking ways to preserve, strengthen, and/or renew Native cultures and traditions among youth. First Nations believes that Native youth...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Education Agencies

Deadline: May 16, 2019

The Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies (Formula Grants) program provides grants to support local educational agencies (LEAs), Indian Tribes and organizations, and other eligible entities in developing elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) funds comprehensive programs that are designed to meet the unique...


 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Tribal Infrastructure Project Fund

Deadline: Mar 4, 2019

The Tribal Infrastructure Act (“Act”) recognizes that many of New Mexico’s tribal communities lack basic tribal infrastructure, including but not limited to water and wastewater systems, roads, and electrical power lines. The lack of such infrastructure results in poor social, health, and economic conditions in communities. The Act created the Tribal Infrastructure Fund, the Tribal...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Native American Advised Fund

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

The Native American Advised Fund seeks to enhance Native lifeways now and for future generations in New Mexico by promoting a spirit of sharing and supporting community initiatives. The Fund supports efforts that emphasize the commitment to Native core values: community, language, culture, and environment. Grants are made from the fund based on the recommendations...


 

Navajo United Way

Deadline: Feb 1, 2019

The mission of the Navajo United Way is to empower and support human care organizations that deliver services to improve the lives of the Navajo Nation and neighboring communities. Local agencies provide various basic needs, health care, and education services. Funding decisions are based on quantifiable results-based performance and on the impact that these agencies...


 

Institute of Museum and Library Services: Native American Library Services – Basic Grants

Deadline: Apr 1, 2019

The goal of the Native American Library Services Basic Grants Program (Basic Grants) is to support existing library operations and maintain core library services. Funding for tribal library staff to attend library-related continuing education courses or training workshops; attend or give presentations at conferences related to library services; and/or hire a consultant for an onsite...


 

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples

Deadline: Mar 1, 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’s general grantmaking program supports projects engaged...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (ERE) program is designed to support projects that plan, develop, and implement initiatives designed to improve the capability of the governing body of an Indian tribe to regulate environmental quality pursuant to Federal and tribal environmental laws. The ERE program enhances the ability of tribal governments to provide effective stewardship over...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program

Deadline: Mar 5, 2019

Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (TSASP) supports projects to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by Tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations within Indian country and Alaska Native villages. TSASP funds may be used support the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of programs and projects within Indian country and Alaska Native villages...


 

Endangered Language Fund: Language Legacies Grant Program

Deadline: Mar 15, 2019

The Endangered Language Fund provides grants for language documentation and revitalization, and for linguistic fieldwork. The Language Legacies grant program supports documentation and revitalization efforts throughout the world. The work most likely to be funded is that which serves both the native community and the field of linguistics, although projects which have immediate applicability to...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program aims to promote economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native American Pacific Islanders from American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The SEDS program supports the principle that social and economic development are inter-related and essential for...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance-Esther Martinez Immersion

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) program aims to provide financial assistance to community-driven projects designed to preserve Native American languages through Native American language nests and Native American language survival schools. The EMI program will support locally determined projects designed to enhance or improve community conditions and achieve...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M) program aims to ensure the survival and vitality of Native American languages. The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) supports locally determined projects that achieve community goals through specific, measurable outcomes. All P&M grants must have a start date of July 1. Examples of P&M projects include, but...