Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

Environmental Protection Agency: Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia Nonpoint Source Management Grants

Deadline: Dec 20, 2019

Nonpoint Source Management Grants will support projects that develop and/or implement watershed-based plans and implement watershed projects that will result in significant steps towards solving Nonpoint Source (NPS) impairments on a watershed-wide basis. Eligible entities are strongly encouraged to submit applications that develop and/or implement watershed-based plans designed to restore NPS-impaired waters and protect waters...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative

Deadline: Jan 10, 2020

The Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative is a special initiative designed to increase the availability of trained Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFEs) and trained sexual assault victim advocates in tribal communities, including Alaska Native villages. The FAST Initiative seeks to ensure that sexual assault victims in tribal communities where there...


 

Navajo United Way

Deadline: Nov 8, 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...


 

The Atlantic and Allstate: Renewal Awards

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

The Renewal Awards are a program from the Atlantic and Allstate that recognizes the social innovation demonstrated by thousands of nonprofits that are finding creative solutions to America’s most pressing problems. Nominated nonprofits will be judged on: 501(c)(3) status and an online presence, including a Facebook account, Twitter account, YouTube channel, or website Score on...


 

Running Strong for American Indian Youth: Dreamstarter Grants

Deadline: Nov 14, 2019

Running Strong for American Indian Youth believes in the dreams of young American Indians: creating stronger communities, overcoming poverty, and building a better tomorrow for themselves and their families. Every year, Running Strong grants are awarded to community non-profits who will mentor a young Dreamstarter and work with them to implement a project inspired by...


 

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...