Funding Opportunities

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Are you connected to outside resources that can assist you in strengthening your community programs? Check out these available funding opportunities for Tribes and Tribal Organizations.

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Save America's Treasures - Preservation

Funding Opportunity Title: Save America’s Treasures – Preservation
Deadline: December 10, 2019
Funding Opportunity #: P20AS00005
CFDA Number: 15.929
Program Office: Department of the Interior – National Park Service

Save America’s Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and require a dollar-for-dollar, non-Federal match, which can be cash or documented in-kind. These grants are administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Save America's Treasures - Collections

Funding Opportunity Title: Save America’s Treasures – Collections
Deadline: December 10, 2019
Funding Opportunity #: P20AS00004
CFDA Number: 15.929
Program Office: Department of the Interior – National Park Service

Save America’s Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and require a dollar-for-dollar, non-Federal match, which can be cash or documented in-kind. These grants are administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Title: Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Deadline: December 10, 2019
Funding Opportunity #: SM-20-002
CFDA Number: 93.243
Program Office: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Services (CMHS) and Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), are accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Short Title: Native Connections). The purpose of this program is 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 reduce and respond to the impact of trauma in AI/AN communities1, and allow AI/AN communities to facilitate collaboration among agencies to support youth as they transition into adulthood. It is expected that recipients will develop and implement an array of integrated services and supports to prevent suicide. AI/AN community members should be involved in all grant activities, including planning, program implementation, and evaluation. At a minimum, community members should include youth, family members, tribal leaders, and spiritual advisors.

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Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals

Funding Opportunity Title: Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals
Deadline: December 16, 2019
Funding Opportunity #: TI-20-001
CFDA Number: 93.243
Program Office: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (Short Title: GBHI). The purpose of this program is to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates substance use disorder treatment, housing services and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness.

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Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities

Funding Opportunity Title: Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities
Deadline: December 17, 2019
Funding Opportunity #: P20AS00003
CFDA Number: 15.904
Program Office: Department of the Interior – National Park Service

Grants support the survey, inventory, and designation of historic properties that are associated with communities currently underrepresented in the National Register of Historic Places and among National Historic Landmarks. Within one year of the completion of the grant, all projects must result in: the submission of a new nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or National Historic Landmark program OR an amendment to an existing National Register or National Historic Landmark nomination to include underrepresented communities.

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TAT Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Title: TAT Grant Program
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Funding Opportunity #: TATFY20
CFDA Number: 10.761
Program Office: Department of Agriculture – Utilities Programs

Funds may be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to: Identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution; identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal: assist applicants, that have filed a pre-application with RUS, in the preparation of water and/or waste loan and/or grant applications; and/or provide technical assistance and/or training to water/wastewater system personnel that will improve the management, operation and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities.  Grant funds may not be used to duplicate current services, such as those performed by an association’s consultant in developing a project; fund political or lobbying activities; pay for capital assets; purchase real estate or vehicles; improve or renovate office space, or repair and maintain privately owned property; pay the costs for construction, improvement, rehabilitation, modification or operation and maintenance of water, wastewater, and solid waste disposal facilities; and pay costs incurred prior to effective date of grant.

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Community Impact Grants Program

Funding Opportunity Title: Community Impact Grants Program
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Organization: The Home Depot Foundation

The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services and are required to be completed within six months of the approval date.

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Access and Mobility for All Pilot Program

Funding Opportunity Title: Access and Mobility for All Pilot Program
Deadline: January 6, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: FTA-2020-001-TPM
CFDA Number: 20.513
Program Office: Department of Transportation – DOT/Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for approximately $3.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 funds under the Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility (Mobility for All) pilot program; (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number: 20.513) ). Funding under this pilot program is subject to the availability of a full-year appropriation funds. This funding opportunity seeks to improve mobility options through employing innovative coordination of transportation strategies and building partnerships to enhance mobility and access to vital community services for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and people of low income.  As required by Federal public transportation law, funds will be awarded competitively to finance innovative capital projects that will improve the coordination of transportation services and non-emergency medical transportation services.

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Public Humanities Projects

Funding Opportunity Title: Public Humanities Projects
Deadline: January 8, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: 20200108-BP-BR-GE-GG-GI
CFDA Number: 45.164
Program Office: Public Humanities Projects – National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Programs is currently accepting proposals for the Public Humanities Projects program. The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history.

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OVW FY 2020 Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative
Deadline: January 10, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17592
CFDA Number: 16.841
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

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. Funding may be used to establish, sustain, and/or expand programs offering sexual assault medical forensic exams and sexual assault victim services in tribal communities. Furthermore, funding may be used to establish, sustain, and/or expand Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs). Funding priority will be given to applicants proposing innovative ways of bringing experienced SAFEs to remote tribal communities, such as traveling SAFEs, telemedicine, and rural preceptorships.

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Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions

Funding Opportunity Title: Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: 20200115-PG
CFDA Number: 45.149
Program Office: National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions program. The purpose of this program is to help small and mid-sized institutions improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. The program encourages applications from small and mid-sized institutions that have never received an NEH grant.

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Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds for Transit Systems Affected by Major Declared Disasters Occurring in Calendar Year 2018

Funding Opportunity Title: Public Transportation Emergency Relief Funds for Transit Systems Affected by Major Declared Disasters Occurring in Calendar Year 2018
Deadline: January 17, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: FTA-2020-002-TPM-ER
CFDA Number: 20.527
Program Office: Department of Transportation – DOT/Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $10,462,935 in non-competitive grants under the Public Transportation Emergency Relief Program (Emergency Relief Program) to States, Territories, local governmental authorities, Indian tribes, and other FTA recipients affected by major declared disasters occurring in calendar year 2018. Projects may include costs for disaster response, recovery, and rebuilding activities. FTA will distribute these funds in a manner consistent with the eligibility requirements of this program on a non-competitive basis.

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OVW FY 2020 Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program
Deadline: January 27, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17673
CFDA Number: 16.589
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

The Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program seeks to enhance the safety of rural victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and support projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. This program encourages collaboration among criminal justice agencies, victim services providers, social services agencies, health professionals, and other community organizations to overcome the problems of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in rural communities.

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OVW FY 2020 Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant Program
Deadline: January 27, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17563
CFDA Number: 16.590
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

The Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program encourages state, local, and tribal governments and courts to treat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking as serious violations of criminal law requiring the coordinated involvement of the entire criminal justice system.

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OVW FY 2020 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program
Deadline: January 29, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17672
CFDA Number: 16.524
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence, at minimum or no cost to the victims. LAV Grant Program funds may not be used provide criminal defense services. Grant funds may be used to provide direct legal services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in matters related to or arising out of that abuse or violence. The objective of the LAV Grant Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Funding Opportunity Title: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections Occurring in Calendar Year 2018
Deadline: January 30, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: 20200130-PF
CFDA Number: 45.149
Program Office: National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program. The purpose of this program is to help cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures that mitigate deterioration, prolong the useful life of collections, and support institutional resilience: the ability to anticipate and respond to disasters resulting from natural or human activity.

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Native American Congressional Internship

Internship Opportunity Title: Native American Congressional Internship
Deadline: January 31, 2020
Organization: Udall Foundation

The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process in order to understand first-hand the government-to-government relationship between Tribes and the federal government. The internship is funded by the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy.

The Udall Internship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on American Indian self-governance and health care, as well as the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.

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Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Funding Opportunity Title: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages
Deadline: February 3, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: FR-6300-N-23
CFDA Number: 14.862
Program Office: Department of Housing and Urban Development

FY 2019 and 2020 Community Development Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages – The purpose of the ICDBG program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low- and moderate- incomes. See the ICDBG regulation of 24 CFR §1003, the full text of which is available at 24 CFR 1003.

a. Single Purpose Grants. Projects funded by the ICDBG program must principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons (24 CFR §1003.208). These are competitive grants and are the subject of this NOFA.

b. Imminent Threat Grants. Projects funded with Imminent Threat grant funds are to address issues that have an immediate negative impact on public health or safety of tribal residents.

You do not have to submit an application for an Imminent Threat grant by the deadline established in this NOFA. These funds are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis until the amount set aside for this purpose is expended. The Imminent Threat request must be submitted to the Area ONAP for your region and included.

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OVW FY 2020 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program
Deadline: February 5, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17692
CFDA Number: 16.528
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.

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OVW FY 2020 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking
Deadline: February 6, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17676
CFDA Number: 16.736
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

The Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking (Transitional Housing Program) supports programs that provide 6-24 months of transitional housing with support services for victims who are homeless or in need of transitional housing as a result of a situation of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking; and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient.

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Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands - 2020

Funding Opportunity Title: Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands – 2020
Deadline: February 6, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: DE-FOA-0002168
CFDA Number: 81.087
Program Office: Department of Energy – Golden Field Office

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 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, and each Tribe’s right to use them as they see fit. Projects sought under this FOA are fuel and technology neutral. Specifically, DOE’s Office of Indian Energy is soliciting applications from Indian Tribes, which include Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations, Intertribal Organizations, and Tribal Energy Development Organizations to:

(1) Install energy generating system(s) and/or energy efficiency measure(s) for Tribal Building(s) (Topic Area 1); or,
(2) Deploy community-scale energy generating system(s) or energy storage on Tribal Lands (Topic Area 2); or,
(3) Install integrated energy system(s) for autonomous operation (independent of the traditional centralized electric power grid) to power a single or multiple essential tribal facilities during emergency situations or for tribal community resilience (Topic Area 3); or,
(4) Deploy energy infrastructure and integrated energy system(s) to electrify Tribal Buildings (Topic Area 4).

Applications from a consortium of Indian Tribes (Tribal Consortium) will be accepted but must be submitted by a single Indian Tribe acting as the Applicant and representing the Consortium. Applications may also be submitted on behalf of Indian Tribe(s) by an authorized Tribal Organization, provided evidence of that authority is included as part of the application.

The intended results of the 50% cost-shared projects selected under this FOA are to reduce or stabilize energy costs and increase energy security and resiliency for Indian Tribes and tribal members.

DOE expects to make approximately $3.5 million to $15 million of federal funding available for new awards under this FOA, subject to the availability of appropriated funds. The actual level of funding, if any, depends on Congressional appropriations. DOE anticipates making approximately 5 to 15 awards under this FOA. DOE may issue awards in one, multiple, or none of the topic areas.

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OVW FY 2020 Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program
Deadline: February 12, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17675
CFDA Number: 16.016
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program supports community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.

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OVW FY 2020 Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction
Deadline: February 12, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17677
CFDA Number: 16.025
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

Through this grant program Indian tribes receive support to exercise special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction (SDVCJ) and technical assistance (TA) for planning and implementing changes in their criminal justice systems necessary to exercise the jurisdiction. The program encourages collaborations among tribal leadership, courts, prosecutors, attorneys, defense counsel, law enforcement, probation, victim service providers, and other partners to ensure that victims find safety and justice and that non-Indians who commit crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, and violations of protection orders in the Indian country of the participating tribe are held accountable.

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OVW FY 2020 Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OVW FY 2020 Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program
Deadline: February 12, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: OVW-2020-17678
CFDA Number: 16.024
Program Office: Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women

The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program provides funding directly to tribes, tribal consortiums, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sexual assault services within Indian country and Alaskan native villages.

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Landmarks of American History and Culture

Funding Opportunity Title: Landmarks of American History and Culture
Deadline: February 13, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: 20200213-BH
CFDA Number: 45.163
Program Office: National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Education Programs is accepting applications for the Landmarks of American History and Culture program. The purpose of this program is to supports a series of one-week workshops for K-12 educators across the nation to enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the K-12 level.

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Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities

Funding Opportunity Title: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Deadline: March 5, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: 20200305-HT
CFDA Number: 45.169
Program Office: National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Digital Humanities is accepting applications for the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program. The purpose of this program is to support national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through this program NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars and practitioners dents to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through this program NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars and practitioners using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities.

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Indian Highway Safety Lifesavers Conference Grant

Funding Opportunity Title: Indian Highway Safety Lifesavers Conference Grant
Deadline: March 6, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: BIA-IHSP-2020-0001
CFDA Number: 20.600
Program Office: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office of Justice Services (OJS), Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) solicits proposals for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designated to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries and property damage within these populations. Indian Highway Safety Grants are reimbursable grants available to federally recognized Native American Tribes.

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Grants to Support New Investigators in Conducting Research Related to Preventing Interpersonal Violence Impacting Children and Youth

Funding Opportunity Title: Grants to Support New Investigators in Conducting Research Related to Preventing Interpersonal Violence Impacting Children and Youth
Deadline: March 13, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: RFA-CE-20-002
CFDA Number: 93.136
Program Office: Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

This NCIPC Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) seeks to provide support for an intensive, supervised (mentored) career development experience in violence prevention research leading to research independence. Applicants must identify an experienced mentor and, co-mentor(s) as applicable to supervise the proposed career development and research experience. Applicants must have a qualifying (relevant to the field of study) research or health- professional doctoral or medical degree (specifically PhD, ScD, DO, DrPH, MD, DVMD) and less than five years of experience as a researcher in the injury and/or violence prevention field. Applicants must propose violence prevention research to 1) assess the effectiveness of an intervention to prevent one or more forms of violence impacting children and youth ages 0-17 years (i.e., child abuse and neglect, youth violence, teen dating violence, or sexual violence) or to prevent intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or self-directed violence; 2) assess violence outcomes (e.g., victimization or perpetration) or key risk or protective factors; and 3) focus on one of the interpersonal violence prevention research gaps in the NCIPC Research Priorities (https://www.cdc.gov/injury/researchpriorities/index.html).

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Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health

Funding Opportunity Title: Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health
Deadline: May 14, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: PAR-17-496
CFDA Numbers: 93.113; 93.242; 93.273; 93.279; 93.307; 93.393
Program Office: National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage exploratory developmental research to improve Native American (NA) health. Such research can include: conducting secondary analysis of existing data (such as databases that the Tribal Epidemiology Centers have collected); merge various sources of data to answer critical research questions; conduct pilot and feasibility studies; and/or assess and validate measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in NA communities. For the purposes of this FOA, the term ‘Native Americans’ includes the following populations: Alaska Native, American Indian, and Native Hawaiian. The term ‘Native Hawaiian’ means any individual whose ancestors were natives, prior to 1778, belonging to the area that now comprises the State of Hawaii. Studies should: be culturally appropriate and result in promoting the adoption of healthy lifestyles; improve behaviors and social conditions and/or improve environmental conditions related to chronic disease; prevent or reduce the consumption of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs; improve mental health outcomes; reduce risk of HIV infection; improve treatment adherence and/or health-care systems adopting standards of care to improve overall quality of life.

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Family Strengthening Scholars

Funding Opportunity Title: Family Strengthening Scholars
Deadline: May 29, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: HHS-2020-ACF-OPRE-PR-1833
CFDA Numbers: 93.086
Program Office: Department of Health and Human Services – Administration for Children and Families – OPRE

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), will solicit applications for Family Strengthening Scholars grants to support dissertation research on healthy marriage/responsible fatherhood policy issues. These grants are meant to build capacity in the research field to focus on questions that have direct implications for healthy marriage/responsible fatherhood policy decision-making and program administration, and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high-quality doctoral students. These grants are intended to address issues of significance to inform policy decisions and solutions, particularly for underserved/understudied populations (e.g., low-income families, minority populations), utilize rigorous research methodology (including primary data collection and/or secondary data analysis), and help inform the development of future intervention research. For further information about OPRE, see http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/. For information about previous Family Strengthening grantees, see https://www.acf.hhs.gov/opre/research/project/family-strengthening-scholars.

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OR/WA State-wide Wildlife Resource Management Program

Funding Opportunity Title: OR/WA State-wide Wildlife Resource Management Program
Deadline: July 18, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: L20AS00006
CFDA Numbers: 15.247
Program Office: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management

OR/WA Wildlife Resource Management Program Master Funding Opportunity.

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OR/WA Forest and Woodlands Resource Management

Funding Opportunity Title: OR/WA Forest and Woodlands Resource Management
Deadline: July 19, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: L20AS00004
CFDA Numbers: 15.233
Program Office: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management

Funded projects under this program will focus on high priority work such as activities that promote forest and woodland health, sustainable forest management, fire resiliency, infrastructure development for future sustainable timber harvest, biomass utilization, habitat conservation needs, and insect, disease and fire recovery. These activities could include, but are not limited to: planting trees, pre-commercial and commercial thinning, salvage/sanitation forest treatments, control of competing vegetation, fuels reduction, riparian or upland restoration, project development and layout, planning analysis and document preparation needed in concert with or to carry out Land Use Planning Decisions, Endangered Species Act or cultural clearances, data collection, and monitoring.

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OR/WA 2020 Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Projects

Funding Opportunity Title: OR/WA 2020 Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Projects
Deadline: July 19, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: L20AS00007
CFDA Numbers: 15.246
Program Office: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management

BLM Oregon/Washington (OR/WA) has an opportunity to work with partner organizations to assist with the conservation of various species, to include federally-listed, candidate and Bureau sensitive species. Conservation includes, but is not limited to, gaining knowledge about species and their habitats, providing for protection or management of species and their habitats, augmenting species, restoring, and enhancing rare species habitat. This program is in support of creating a conservation stewardship legacy second to only Teddy Roosevelt by providing an opportunity to strengthen state and local partnerships, implement priority species and habitat monitoring, support restoration activities that enhance habitat connectivity and resiliency, and enhances opportunities for volunteer service and youth engagement on public lands

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OR/WA Master Outdoor Recreation Management

Funding Opportunity Title: OR/WA Master Outdoor Recreation Management
Deadline: July 20, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: L20AS00001
CFDA Numbers: 15.225
Program Office: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management

BLM OR/WA has an opportunity to work with partner organizations to assist with the following:
-Increase and enhance access to public lands and waters.
-Increase and enhance hunting, fishing and recreational opportunities.
-Increase and enhance recreational shooting opportunities.
-Improve inventory, assessment and planning on public lands and waters.
-Improve management, administration, and monitoring of public lands and waters.
-Provide enriched visitor services, information, interpretation and education.
-Enhance community-supported partnerships in tourism and marketing.
-Protect visitor health and safety.
-Improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.
-Improve motorized and non-motorized trails including trail construction and maintenance, comprehensive travel and transportation inventory and assessment, planning management and monitoring.

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OR/WA Rangeland Resource Management

Funding Opportunity Title: OR/WA Rangeland Resource Management
Deadline: July 20, 2020
Funding Opportunity #: L20AS00002
CFDA Numbers: 15.237
Program Office: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rangeland Management Program administers grazing for more than 155 million acres of public land. This includes, but is not limited to, such things as inventorying, controlling and managing noxious weeds and invasive species; improving rangelands through grazing management, vegetation restoration treatments, and grazing management structures; and soil resource management. Coordination with land managers and other stakeholders is conducted to complete priority soil surveys, ecological site descriptions, and on-the-ground projects to improve soil stability and reduce erosion. Appropriate management of rangeland and soil resources also support actions and authorizations that include, but are not limited to, such things as energy development, endangered and special status species recovery, grazing of domestic livestock, recreation, forest management, hazardous fuels reduction, and post fire rehabilitation.

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Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Title: Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program
Program Office: USDA – Rural Development

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.
How do we get started?

  • Contact your local office to discuss your specific project
  • Applications for this program are accepted year round
  • Program resources are available online (includes forms needed, guidance, certifications)
  • Request a Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number if your organization doesn’t already have one. It should not take more than a few business days to get your number.
  • Register your organization with the System for Award Management (SAM) if you aren’t already registered. The registration is free, but you need to complete several steps.

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Individual Water & Wastewater Grants

Funding Opportunity Title: Individual Water & Wastewater Grants
Program Office: USDA – Rural Development – Deadline: Ongoing

This program provides funds to households in an area recognized as a Colonia before October 1, 1989. Grant funds may be used to connect service lines to a residence, pay utility hook-up fees, install plumbing and related fixtures, e.g., bathroom sink, bathtub or shower, commode, kitchen sink, water heater, outside spigot, or bathroom.
These grants are only available in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The Colonia must be located in a rural area i.e., unincorporated areas and any city or town with a population of 10,000 or less) and is identified as a community designated in writing by the state or county in which it is located; determined to be a Colonia on the basis of objective criteria including lack of: potable water supply, adequate sewage systems, decent, safe and sanitary housing, or have inadequate roads and drainage.

Applications for this program are accepted year round. Please apply through your local Rural Development office.

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Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarships

Internship Opportunity: Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarships
Organization/Agency: Horatio Alger Association
Deadline: Ongoing

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

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Rural Business Development Grants

Opportunity Title: Rural Business Development Grants
Organization/Agency: USDA – Rural Business Development
Deadline: Ongoing

Federally Recognized Indian Tribes are eligible. This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or fewer new employees and has less than $1 million in gross revenue. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.

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Rural Broadband Loans & Loan Guarantees

Opportunity Title: Rural Broadband Loans & Loan Guarantees
Organization/Agency: USDA – Rural Utility Service (RUS)
Deadline: Ongoing

Broadband Program furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas. For information about the broadband pilot program (ReConnect Program) authorized in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 please log into:  https://reconnect.usda.gov

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Funding Resources and Tools

 

View funding resources & tools for Tribal communities on the Funding Resources page.