State of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Special Projects
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 criteria listed below will be awarded:
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the tribal population to be served and clearly explains how the direct service will benefit the community
- Provides an organized plan to implement the special project that utilizes best practices and meets the needs of the tribal community to be served
- Provides a reasonable budget with sufficient justification that details the cost of each line item and explains how it is related to the project plan
- Demonstrates competency and capacity by developing a well-thought-out plan that considers the project timeline and budgetary obligations to ensure that all funds will be spent before the end of the fiscal year
Amount: $603,600 is available to make awards of up to $50,000.
Eligibility: New Mexico tribes, nations, pueblos, and tribal-serving organizations.
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