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Grants and Funding

January 2019

NIHB Community Changemaker Grants for Native Youth-led Health Projects
Deadline: ASAP! Applications accepted until funding is gone.
Information: American Indian and Alaska Native youth ages 14-24 years old are eligible to apply for Community Changemaker Grants. These are small amounts of money ($250) that can help supercharge a YOUTH-led and YOUTH-planned health event.

Funding Opportunity: Implementing Effective Strategies to Identify, Treat Unhealthy Alcohol Use
Deadline: January 4, 2018
Information: A new Funding Opportunity Announcement from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeks applications for increasing the dissemination and implementation of patient-centered outcomes research findings in primary care practices to identify and manage patients’ unhealthy alcohol use.

Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts
Deadline: January 4, 2019
Information: SAMHSA is accepting applications for Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts (FTDC).

Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Deadline: January 4, 2019
Information: The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years.

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.fo.

Tribal Indoor Air Funding Opportunity
Deadline: Monday, January 7, 2019
Information: The Office of Native American Programs announced a $65 million funding opportunity for Tribes in order to address the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and creating economic opportunities, primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes.

William T. Grant Foundation
Deadline: January 9, 2019
Informtion: Through its Research program, the foundation will award grants of up to $600,000 in support of research focused on ways to reduce disparities in academic, behavioral, social, and economic outcomes among youth.

Indian Arts Research Center Residency Fellowships
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information: These fellowships provide time for artists to explore new avenues of creativity, grapple with new ideas that they can integrate into their work, and strengthen existing talents.

Kresge Foundation: Next Generation Initiative 
Deadline: January 15, 2019
Information: Grants of up to $500,000 over two years will be awarded to up to ten human service organizations working to advance the social and economic mobility of families…

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program
Deadline: January 15, 2019
Information: The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is offering grants through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning. Grants are designed to strengthen the capacity of multi-sector consortia to address prevention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder in rural counties.

NEA Big Read
Deadline: January 24, 2019
Information: Seventy-five grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for community-wide reading programs that encourage reading and participation by diverse audiences.

Van Ameringen Foundation
Deadline: February 1, 2019 (Letters of Inquiry)
Information: Grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded to programs that increase the accessibility of mental-health services for the poor and needy, advance preventive and early-intervention strategies, and advocate for systemic change.

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.

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Information: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering funding through the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program to provide support for community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities.

Tribal Support for participation in the National Environmental Information Exchange Network
Deadline: February 22, 2019
Information:This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible organizations to provide the outreach and technical assistance necessary to increase tribal participation in the National Environmental Information Exchange Network.

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.

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
Deadline: April 15, 2019 (Pre-applications)
Information: Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofit community-organizing groups in the United States working to further social and environmental justice and create sustainable and just-food systems.

National Endowment for the Arts 
Deadline: April 11, 2019
Information: .The Challenge America category offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations — those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability.

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.

Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Deadline: January 7, 2022
Information: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage research that will improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care (EOLPC) for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.

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).

IWMF Seeks Applications for Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories
Deadline: Rolling
Information: Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to women journalists to pursue underrepresented, gender-sensitive stories of importance.

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
PWNA 
 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
NATIVE AMERICAN WOMEN SCHOLARSHIPS

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