Funding Resources

Funding Resources for Tribal Communities


Seeking additional resources for funding opportunities, training events, and more? View the Tribal funding tools & resources below.

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Administration for Children & Families (ACF)


ACF project funding is available for states, Tribes and Tribal Organizations. Not only do they offer all of the latest information regarding CSBG, but they also offer the latest information for such great programs such as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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Administration for Native Americans (ANA)

ANA project funding is available in short-term development terms of 12, 24, or 36 months depending on the specific Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). All ANA community projects must be completed by the end of the project period or supported by alternative funds. Training and technical assistance is available to applicants for project and proposal development and to grantees for project implementation and reporting.

ANA has developed a wide variety of resources to inform and connect with applicants, grantees, and the public. The search engine allows you to locate the resources relevant to you. The resource library includes guides, videos, fact sheets, reports, and webinars produced by ANA, our Technical Assistance Providers, our partners, and grantees.

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Coordinated Tribal Assistance

The Justice  Department provides a comprehensive list of funding to federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal governments and Tribal consortia to support public safety, victim services & crime prevention.

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An online search engine for all Federal grant opportunities. The site also offers webinar training videos, grant writing resources, forms, templates, and more.

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Grants Learning Center

The Grants Learning Center is your gateway to the federal grants world. The site offers community chat boards, training videos, templates, and more.

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First Nations Development Institute


With the support of individuals, foundations, corporate and Tribal donors, First Nations Development Institute improves economic conditions for Native Americans through technical assistance & training, advocacy & policy, and direct financial grants.

Learn More is a partnership of many Federal agencies and organizations with a shared vision – to provide improved, personalized access to Federal resources and programs for Tribes/Tribal Organizations. The site’s core function is the eligibility prescreening questionnaire or “Resources Finder.” This tool allows Tribes/Tribal Organizations to find services, receive consistent information, and streamline outreach and services by Federal agencies.

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Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC)

The Office of Minority Health partners with communities and organizations in the public and private sectors to offer financial assistance in support of efforts to eliminate health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations. The Resource Center also provides free customized funding searches.

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ANA Application Toolkit (2018)


ANA provides an Application Toolkit to assist grantees in submitting a more competitive grant application.

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ANA Pre-Application Manual


ANA released this guide in 2018 to assist future & renewing grantees in developing and writing their ANA Application

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First Nations Knowledge Webinar Series

First Nations Knowledge is a series of educational webinars created and hosted by the First Nations Development Institute. The series aims to educate those who work in Native nonprofit and Tribal organizations, or in nonprofit or for-profit enterprises engaged in Native agriculture or food systems work.

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Scholarships and College Guide for Native American Students

Maryville University provides an online scholarship and college guide that includes details and resources especially useful for Native American students, their families, and educators. The guide not only provides a list of available scholarship opportunities but also includes statistics and resources focusing on Native Americans in higher education.

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Program Guidance 2018-02 on Completing the Indian Housing Plan/Annual Performance Report – Instructions

This guidance is designed to assist Tribes and Tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs) to develop the Indian Housing Plan (IHP) and Annual Performance Report (APR). Specifically, this guidance describes how a recipient of the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) can complete the required IHP and APR forms.

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Toolkits on Housing and Economic Development

A variety of Toolkits on Housing and Economic Development are available on the Community Action for Partnership’s website, under the Community Economic Development drop-down tab. Subjects covered by the toolkits include Community Development Financial Institutions, Microloan Funds, Affordable Rental Housing, Single-Family Home Ownership, Social Enterprises, along with several others. All toolkits are available free of charge and can be downloaded directly from the website.

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Using the Workspace- Recorded Webinar

This webinar from the ANA Alaska Training & Technical Assistance Center provides guidance on using the new Workspace.

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Open Funding Opportunities


View open funding opportunities for Tribal communities.