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Grants & Funding

Funding for Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Support
Author: Foundation Center
Published: October 20, 2018
Information: Recommendations include asking peer organizations for advice, conducting a landscape assessment, broadening access to funding programs, educating staff, and emphasizing the “four Rs” of indigenous philanthropy — respect, reciprocity, responsibility, and relationships.

Documenting Endangered Languages
Deadline: November 19, 2018
Information: Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) is a joint funding program of the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop and advance scientific and scholarly knowledge concerning endangered human languages.

16th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet
Deadline: December 11, 2018
Information: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges.

Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Deadline: January 7, 2019
Information: 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 as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4.

Herb Block Foundation 
Deadline: February 5, 2019 (Letters of Inquiry)
Information: This program, Pathways out of Poverty,  will focus on helping needy young people and adults gain a quality education.

Native Initiatives Benefits
Deadline: April 4, 2019
Information: Through the use of monetary awards and training opportunities, the CDFI Fund’s Native Initiatives program creates jobs, builds businesses, and fosters economic self-determination in Native Communities nationwide

Research to Improve Native American Health
Deadline: May 14, 2020
Information: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage exploratory developmental research to improve Native American (NA) health.

Aiden’s Red Envelope Foundation Supports Families of Children With Special Needs
Deadline: Rolling
Information:Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to Southern California families that have children with disabilities for special equipment, therapy, summer camps, or treatments.

Craft Emergency Relief Fund Accepting Applications From Craftspeople in Need
Deadline: Open
Information: Grants and loans of up to $8,000 will be awarded to professional craftspeople experiencing career-threatening illness, accident, fire, theft, or natural disaster.

Indian Community Development Block Grant
Deadline: Rolling
Information: The ICDBG Program provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native Communities, including decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, primarily for low and moderate income persons.

Indian Housing Block Grant Program
Deadline: Rolling
Information: The Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG) is a formula grant that provides a range of affordable housing activities on Indian reservations and Indian areas. The block grant approach to housing for Native Americans was enabled by the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA).  Eligible IHBG recipients are Federally recognized Indian tribes or their tribally designated housing entity (TDHE), and a limited number of state recognized tribes who were funded under the Indian Housing Program authorized by the United States Housing Act of 1937 (USHA).

Karma for Cara Foundation
Deadline: Open
Applications for Youth Microgrants
Information:Grants will be awarded to kids 18 and under for service projects in their communities.

Partnership With Native Americans
 serves Native Americans through eight distinct [funding] programs.

Public Welfare Foundation Accepting LOIs for Social Justice Programs 
Deadline: Ongoing
Information: Grants will be awarded in support of efforts to advance justice and opportunity for people in need through criminal justice, juvenile justice, and workers’ rights programs.

Start a Snowball
Applications for Youth Philanthropy Projects
Deadline: Rolling
Information:Grants will be awarded in support of philanthropic projects led by youth between the ages of 5 and 18.

The Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program
Deadline: Open
Information: The grant program enables our company to provide financial support to communities in one or more of our strategic areas of giving: Community Safety and Vitality, Education with a focus on STEM, Environmental Sustainability.

Grants.gov Calendar

Native American Scholarship Resources:
American Indian Graduate Center
College Scholarships.Org
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program

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