COVID-19 Funding in Indian Country

This page has been prepared with the support of Empire Health Foundation and the Montana Healthcare Foundation and is intended as a resource for the Indian Nations, Indian Organizations, Urban Indian Organizations, and not-for-profit organizations of Northeastern Washington and Montana.

The links below will take you to a description of the programs and the funding that may be available to Indian Nations, Indian Organizations, Urban Indian Organizations and not-for-profit organizations. Where available, there are links that further describe the opportunities and how funding may be accessed. As further information is identified, this page will be updated. This includes links to specific requests for proposals (Notice of Funds Available). As time permits, synopses of these opportunities will be prepared to allow you to quickly evaluate the opportunity. 

PLEASE NOTE All information has been date stamped. You may look for new information by simple doing a search (CTRL + F) for the term “ADDED.” Periodically, older information will be eliminated.

If you should have any questions or concerns regarding this information, or if you should need additional information and/or assistance, please feel free to contact Stephen Reichard or call 509-999-3091. If you require assistance in pursuing any of these funding opportunities, for Montana-based Indian nations, Indian Organizations, Urban Indian Organizations and non-profit organizations, please contact Tressie White. For Washington-based Indian nations, Indian Organizations, Urban Indian Organizations and non-profit organizations, please contact Dan Aune.

Urgent/New

Links to new items and items with deadlines will be posted here. As the deadlines pass, these links will be removed. In general, links to new items will be removed every three days although highly important items will remain longer.

HUD has issued its annual ROSS funding opportunity. To learn more, click here.

2022 Native America Rising grants are now available. To learn more, click here.

HUD has issued a funding opportunity to support the development of comprehensive plans to revitalize severely distressed public housing. To learn more, click here.

WA State Commerce will be releasing a funding opportunity on May 20 to ncrease capacity for early learning. To learn more, click here.

WA State Office of Victims of Crime has issued its annual funding opportunity. To learn more, click here.

The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to address the social determinants of health. To learn more, click here.

Administration for Native Americans

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

National Endowment for the Humanities

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

ADDED ON March 15, 2022: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Challenge Grants has issued a funding opportunity to support the design, purchase, construction, restoration, or renovation of facilities for humanities activities. Digital Infrastructure projects support the maintenance, modernization, and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms. $6,500,000 is being made available under this opportunity with award ceilings of $1,000,000. Proposals are due on May 17, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

Office of Management and Budget

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

Veterans Affairs

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

TREASURY

Last updated on May 2nd, 2022

ADDED ON 5/1/2022: The Department of the Treasury has issued a funding opportunity to support free tax preparation service for the underserved through various partner organizations. $30 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $2,000,000 and minimum awards of $5,000. Proposals are due on May 31. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON May 1, 2022: The Department of the Treasury has issued a funding opportunity to provide tax assistance to persons age 60 years of age or older. $11 million has been made available under this opportunity. However, there is no information on the maximum award amounts. Proposals are due on May 31, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Last updated on May 10th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 10, 2022: The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to develop multi-sector action plans that address the social determinants of health. Up to $5,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $145,000. Proposals are due on July 8, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON MARCH 10, 2022: The CDC has issued a forecast to develop multi-sector action plans that address the social determinants of health (SDOH) by accelerating action in state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions, and communities that lead to improved chronic health conditions among Americans experiencing health disparities and inequality. The expected funding opportunity post-date is May 2, 2022. $8,750,000 is expected to be made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $145,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 20, 2022: The CDC has issued a forecast to support strategically strengthening public health capacity and systems related to the workforce, foundational capabilities, data modernization, physical infrastructure and support from national public health partners. This funding is a first of its kind, non-categorical and cross-cutting programs, intended to help meet critical infrastructure and workforce needs in the short-term; and it should also make possible strategic investments that will have lasting effects on public health agencies across the United States. The CDC expects to post this opportunity on April 14, 2022 and will make $3,000,000,000 available with a maximum award of $150,000,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 10, 2022: The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent youth substance use. The program has two goals: 1) Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies, as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth (individuals 18 years of age and younger). 2) Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. Proposals are due on May 16, 2022. $31,250,000, has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $125,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JANUARY 15, 2022: The CDC has issued a forecast to create an infrastructure that supports a comprehensive approach based on scaling up existing CV efforts while also implementing proven programs, policies and practices that have immediate and long-lasting impacts to stem current violence and prevent future violence from occurring. The CDC expects to post this opportunity on April 5, 2022 and will make $375,000,000 available with a maximum award of $1,500,000. To download the forecast, click here.

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 6, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control announce availability of funding to support implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention in the U.S. This approach a) convenes and connects multi-sectoral partners (e.g., public health, mental health, people with lived experience); b) uses data to identify vulnerable populations (i.e., disproportionately affected populations [DAP]), understand contributors to suicide, and track trends in morbidity/mortality; c) assesses gaps in existing programs in the jurisdiction (d) implements complementary strategies with the best available evidence from Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices; and e) communicates trends, progress, successes, and lessons learned to partners. Applications are due on June 6, 2022. $26,757,630 is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $1,000,000 per year. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 28, 2022: The Administration for Children and Families has released a funding opportunity to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Nearly $7 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000 per year. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 27, 2022: The Administration for Children and Families has issued its Basic Center Program funding opportunity to provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise  end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. Proposals are due on June 22, 2022. Maximum awards of $200,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 23, 2022: The Administration for Children and Families has issued a funding opportunity to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months. Just over $20 million is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000. Proposals are due on June 23, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 8, 2022: The Administration for Children and Families has issued a funding opportunity under the Street Outreach Program (SOP) which provides street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of human trafficking in persons.  These services, targeted in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices and providing them access to shelter as well as basic needs, including food, hygiene packages and information on a rage of available services. Applications are due on June 6, 2022. $6,970,597 is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $150,000 per year. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 27, 2022: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to develop and implement supplemental nutrition assistance program simplified application and eligibility determination systems. Up to $5,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with awards ranging between $20,000 and $2,000,000. Proposals are due on June 27. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 15, 2022: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to provide technical assistance to Socially-Disadvantaged Groups in rural areas. Up to $3,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $175,000. Proposals are due on June 13, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 15, 2022: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity for tribes to address wasting disease in cervids (deer family). Up to $400,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $75,000. Proposals are due on June 14, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 11, 2022: The USDA has announced funding to encourage and assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, veteran farmers and ranchers, and beginning farmers and ranchers with owning and operating farms and ranches and in participating equitably in the full range of agricultural, forestry, and related programs offered by USDA. It also includes projects that develop socially disadvantaged youths’ interest in agriculture. In partnership with the OPPE, eligible entities may compete for funding on projects that provide education and training in agriculture, agribusiness, forestry, agricultural-related services, and USDA programs, and to conduct outreach initiatives designed to accomplish those goals. Up to $35,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $750,000. Proposals are due on June 8, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To down the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 3, 2022: The USDA has announced supplemental American Rescue Plan Act funding for the Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP). The program will receive a total of $130 million in supplemental American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act funding to promote competition and create more and better markets for local and regional food producers by expanding and strengthening opportunities to sell to institutions, such as universities, hospitals, and settings operated by local, tribal, and state governments. Up to $130,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity.  Proposals are due on May 16, 2022. To learn more, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 7, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to remove barriers that may prevent individuals from reporting crimes and accessing supportive services when they are harmed by improving and expanding the availability of accessible victim-centered, trauma-informed services for crime victims who are disabled, Deaf, hard-of-hearing, limited English proficient (LEP), blind and/or visually impaired. OVC will use this solicitation to fund accessible direct services for these victims, provide dedicated training and technical assistance (TTA) to assist victim-serving organizations with the development and implementation of accessibility plans, and identify innovative approaches to serving these victims for replication within the field. $5,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with awards ranging from $400,000/yr to $1,000,000. Proposals are due on June 29, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON APRIL 30, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to provide funding for shelter and transitional housing and other assistance to victims of domestic violence and their companion animals. Up to $3,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $400,000. Proposals are due on June 13, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 29, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to support states and units of local government in planning, implementing, or expanding effective reentry and supervision practices and service delivery systems that address individuals’ needs and reduce recidivism. $15,000,000 has been allocated to this opportunity with maximum awards of $7 million and minimum awards of $100,000. Proposals are due on June 13, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. There are three distinct NOFOs associated with this opportunity. To download the primary funding opportunity, click here. To learn about the other opportunities, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 29, 2022: DOJ’s Office of Victims of Crime has issued a funding opportunity to establish or expand sexual assault examination programs, including sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) programs and sexual assault forensic examiner (SAFE) programs, that focus on (1) increasing the number and availability of SANEs/SAFEs, (2) expanding access to sexual assault forensic examinations, and (3) improving the quality of post-sexual assault care using a hospital-based or community-based approach. $4,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $1,000,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 17, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to build the capacity of states, communities, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Tribal governments to implement new, or enhance existing, alternative sentencing programs for parents in the criminal justice system to improve child, parent, and family outcomes. $4.75 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $750,000. Proposals are due on June 6, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 9, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to build the capacity of states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to implement new and innovative approaches to enhance existing juvenile drug treatment courts and improve outcomes for youth with substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders, including histories of trauma. $7,450,000 is being made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $1,100,000 per year for three years. To download a copy of the synopsis, click here. To download a copy of the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON APRIL 9, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to build the capacity of local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Tribal governments to establish new family treatment courts or enhance existing family treatment courts. $11,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $820,000 per year for three years. Proposals are due on May 25, 2022. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON APRIL 8, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to develop coordinated intervention and prevention responses that identify and address challenges resulting from opioid use and misuse that are impacting youth and community safety.  Proposals are due on May 25, 2022. $9,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with a maximum annual award of $750,000. The period of performance is three years. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 8, 2022: DOJ has issued a solicitation which provides funding for applicant organizations to enhance and expand mentoring services for children and youth impacted by opioids and other drug misuse. Up to $16,250,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $2,000,000. Proposals are due on May 23, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 8, 2022: DOJ has issued grants to support efforts by wrongful conviction review entities (WCR entities) that represent individuals with post-conviction claims of innocence to review individual cases. Up to $6,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $500,000. Proposals are due on June 1, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 8, 2022: DOJ has issued grants which provides funding for communities to develop coordinated and comprehensive community-based approaches to assist children and their families who are exposed to violence build resilience and prevent future juvenile violence and delinquency. Funding can be used to develop and/or enhance support services for children exposed to violence and to help family-serving organizations better recognize and help families at risk for violence. Up to $6,300,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $900,000. Proposals are due on May 24, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 6, 2022: DOJ has issued grants which provides funding for communities to support girls who are involved in the juvenile justice system. There are two categories of funding available under this solicitation. Category 1: Project Sites. Funding under this category will support communities to develop, enhance, or expand early intervention programs and/or treatment services for girls involved in the juvenile justice system. Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance. Funding under this category will support a training and technical assistance provider to support the Category 1 project sites as they implement strategies to support girls in the juvenile justice system. Up to $3,950,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $800,000. Proposals are due on May 23, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 6, 2022: DOJ has issued grants for the FY 2022 Project Beacon: Increasing Access to Services for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Victims of Human Trafficking Program. This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by increasing access to services for victims of crime and addressing inequities in access. Up to $4,350,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $475,000. Proposals are due on May 31, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 3, 2022: DOJ has issued grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities. Up to $41,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $1,000,000. Proposals are due on May 19, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  The full funding opportunity has not yet been posted.

ADDED ON APRIL 3, 2022: DOJ has issued grants for a program which furthers the Department’s mission by reducing recidivism among youth returning to their communities following confinement and under community supervision, while promoting the fair administration of justice and advancing public safety. Up to $14,400,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $1,000,000. Proposals are due on May 17, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 3, 2022: DOJ has issued grants for a program that enhances corrections systems and community-based service providers’ ability to address the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support needs of people, including parents of minor children and pregnant/postpartum women, during incarceration and reentry in an effort to reduce recidivism and promote long-term recovery. Up to $7,200,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $900,000. Proposals are due on May 27, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 2, 2022: DOJ has issued grants to promote public safety and public health by helping entities prepare, create, or expand comprehensive plans and then implement these collaborative projects to target preliminarily qualified individuals with mental health disorders (MHDs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs). Up to $15,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $550,000. Proposals are due on May 27, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 26, 2022: DOJ has issued funding for the Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) Grant Program which provides financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to implement and enhance the operations of veterans treatment courts. Up to $29,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $2,000,000. Proposals are due on May 20, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 24, 2022: DOJ has issued an opportunity for a project which promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. The purpose of the Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Supervision Program is to provide state, local, and tribal community supervision agencies with information, resources, and training and technical assistance (TTA) to engage in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders using data and research-informed strategies to assess and improve responses to client behavior in accordance with the principles of swiftness, certainty, and fairness; improve supervision outcomes; prevent recidivism; reduce crime and incarceration in their jurisdictions; promote the fair administration of justice; and advance public safety. Up to $4,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $800,000. Proposals are due on May 20, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 23, 2022: DOJ has issued an opportunity to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to plan, implement, and enhance the operations of adult drug courts. Adult drug courts effectively integrate evidence-based substance use disorder treatment, mandatory drug testing, incentives and sanctions, and transitional services in judicially supervised criminal court settings that have jurisdiction over persons with substance use disorder treatment needs in order to reduce recidivism and increase their access to treatment and recovery support, and to prevent overdoses. Up to $43,200,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $2,000,000. Proposals are due on May 20, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 17, 2022: DOJ has issued an opportunity to help communities develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by reentry and recidivism reduction. “Reentry” is not a specific program, but rather an ongoing process that starts from the moment an individual is initially incarcerated and continues throughout that individual’s transition from incarceration and reintegration into the community. Up to $13,500,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $750,000. Proposals are due on May 16, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

COMMERCE

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

Environmental Protection Agency

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON March 22, 2022: The EPA has issued a funding opportunity which supports the priorities detailed in President Biden’s Executive Order 13985 titled Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government and Executive Order 14008 titled Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad. American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds are now available to fund EJ Small Grants to federally recognized tribal governments to establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposals are due on May 20, 2022. Up to $1.6 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $100,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION (FEMA)

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

Health & Human Services

Last updated on May 6th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 6, 2022: Health and Human Services has issued a funding opportunity to reduce maternal overdose and death due to SUD in the perinatal and postpartum period. Proposals are due on July 11, 2022. Up to $1.5 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $300,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 6, 2022: Health and Human Services has issued a funding opportunity for one-time grants to tribes, tribal organizations, or tribal consortia that are seeking to develop and, within 24 months of grant receipt, submit to the Department of Health and Human Services a plan to implement a title IV-E foster care, adoption assistance, and, at tribal option, guardianship assistance program. Grant funds under this NOFO may be used for the cost of developing a title IV-E plan under section 471 of the Social Security Act (the Act) to carry out a program under section 479B of the Act. Applications are due on July 6, 2022. $1,500,000 is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $300,000 per year. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

INTERIOR/BIA

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 7, 2022: Interior’s National Park Service has issued its annual Tribal Historic Preservation Office grants opportunity to support Tribal Historic Preservation Offices. $16,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $200,000. Proposals are due on May 31, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MAY 2, 2022: The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation has issued a funding opportunity to provide funding for projects that result in quantifiable water savings, implement renewable energy components, and support broader sustainability benefits. Interior will fund between 25-35 projects. Three distinct funding groups are available with awards ranging from $500,000 (Group 1) to $5,000,000 (Group 3). Proposals are due on July 28, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 27, 2022: The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a funding opportunity through the Native American Business Development Institute to provide tribes and tribal organizations the opportunity to hire consultants to facilitate informed decision-making regarding Tribes’ economic futures. Feasibility studies may concern the viability of an economic development project or business, or the practicality of a technology, that a Tribe may choose to pursue to explore how a current Tribal business or enterprises could recover and adapt to the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. NABDI awards may be used to develop business plans for eligible applicant’s goals for economic opportunity and recovery, such as the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Awards up to $75,000 are available. Proposals are due on June 27, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 14, 2022: Fish and Wildlife has issued a funding opportunity to establish and enhance Tribal fish and wildlife agencies’ capabilities to effectively address health issues involving free-ranging terrestrial, avian, and aquatic wildlife and minimize the negative impacts of health issues affecting free-ranging wildlife through surveillance, management, and research to protect the public against zoonotic disease outbreaks. $4.5 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $750,000. Proposals are due on June 13, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 1, 2022: The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a funding opportunity to provide competitive grants to establish and run business incubators that serve entrepreneurs who will provide products or services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Proposals are due on June 17, 2022. $2,500,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $300,000 annually. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 15, 2022: The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity under the Tribal Wildlife Grants (TWG) Program to support the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats and species of Tribal cultural or traditional importance, including species that are not hunted or fished. Up to $6,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $200,000. Proposals are due on June 24, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To access detailed information about this funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 3, 2022: The Department of the Interior is requesting proposals for its Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) Program which provides grant funding for sustainable energy strategies that mitigate climate change, reduce reliance and expenditures on imported fuels, develop and utilize domestic energy sources, and improve the performance of energy infrastructure and overall energy efficiency in the territories. Up to $15,500,000 is being made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on June 15, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To access detailed information about this funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JANUARY 6, 2022: The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity to establish partnerships that collaboratively encourage the public to learn about and engage with heritage resources in OR/WA, with the goals of building a meaningful conservation stewardship legacy through expanding recreation opportunities on public lands, working to ensure meaningful consultation and self-determination for Tribes, enhancing visitor experience on public lands by better meeting our infrastructure and maintenance needs, and eliminating unnecessary steps and duplicative reviews while maintaining rigorous environmental standards. Up to $100,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $100,000. Proposals are due on September 30, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To access detailed information about this funding opportunity, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON MARCH 23, 2022: The Department of Transportation has issued a funding opportunity to advance the Administration’s priorities of rebuilding America’s infrastructure and creating jobs by funding highway, multimodal freight and rail projects that position America to win the 21st century. Projects will improve safety, generate economic benefits, reduce congestion, enhance resiliency, and hold the greatest promise to eliminate supply chain bottlenecks and improve critical freight movements. Applications are due on May 23, 2022. $1,533,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $1,320,050,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON FEBRUARY 17, 2022: The Department of Transportation has issued a funding opportunity for $8.75 million in competitive grants for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Public Transportation on Indian Reservations (Tribal Transit) Program. As required by Federal public transportation law, funds will be awarded competitively for any purpose eligible under FTA’s Formula Grants for Rural Areas Program, including planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services in rural areas.  Applications are due on May 25, 2022. $8,752,896 is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $25,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

HEALTH RESOURCES & SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on April 19th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 19, 2022: The Health Resource Services Administration has issued a funding forecast to establish new MAT access points and increase the capacity for sustainable MAT service provision in rural areas. Up to $10,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $1,000,000. The estimated post date for this funding opportunity is May 16, 2022. The estimated proposal due date is June 30, 2022. To download the forecast, click here.  

ADDED ON APRIL 15, 2022: The Health Resource Services Administration has issued a funding opportunity to support projects that will increase the number of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Health Support Workers and equip them with the skillsets needed to provide effective community outreach build trust with communities, support connections to and retention in care and support services, and other strategies to increase access to care and to assist individuals in prevention services, and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and other public health emergencies in underserved communities. More than $225 million is being made available under this opportunity with average awards of $3 million. Proposals are due on June 14, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

 

 

Americorps

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on April 14th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 14, 2022: The Economic Development Administration has issued a funding opportunity to support its Build to Scale initiative. The Build to Scale Program invites organizations who are aiding companies in developing the next generation of technologies to apply for funding. These organizations may be operating initiatives to unlock investment capital across a region or sector, operating programs to accelerate company growth, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs, and/or enabling technology commercialization. $45,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $2,000,000. Proposals are due on June 13, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To view the entire funding opportunity, click here.

HOUSING/HOMELESS

Last updated on May 18th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 18, 2022: HUD has issued its annual Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency Service Coordinator funding opportunity to assist residents of Public and Indian Housing make progress towards economic and housing self-sufficiency by removing the educational, professional and health barriers they face.  $35,000,000 is being made available through this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $767,000. Proposals are due on July 18, 2022. To download the funding synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON MAY 11, 2022: HUD has issued a funding opportunity to support the development of comprehensive plans to revitalize severely distressed public housing and/or HUD-assisted housing and the surrounding neighborhood. Communities will develop a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy, or Transformation Plan, to achieve the program’s three core goals: Housing, People and Neighborhood. Proposals are due on July 28, 2022. Ten million dollars have been allocated for this opportunity with maximum awards of $500,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MARCH 24, 2022: HUD has issued a opportunity to address systemic responses to youth homelessness and significantly reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness. Through this NOFO, HUD will award approximately $72 million in up to 25 participating communities, with a priority for communities with substantial rural populations in up to eight locations. HUD strongly encourages all communities to consider applying. Proposals are due on June 28, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE (IHS)

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 19, 2022: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in Tribal and Urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers. $1,000,000 has been made available for this opportunity with maximum awards of $200,000. Proposals are due on July 18, 2022.  To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

OFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH

Last updated on November 18th, 2021

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

OLDER AMERICANS

Last updated on December 2nd, 2020

National Endowment for the Arts

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on April 28th, 2022

ADDED ON APRIL 28, 2022: The SBA has issued a funding opportunity to provide assistance and guidance to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs and/or microenterprise development organizations. $7 million is being provided under this opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000/yr. Proposals are due on May 27. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

ADDED ON MARCH 31, 2022: SAMHSA has issued a funding opportunity to to help transform community behavioral health systems and provide comprehensive, integrated, coordinated, and person-centered behavioral health care by enhancing and improving CCBHCs that currently meet the CCBHC Certification Criteria. The intent of the CCBHC-IA grant program is to improve access to community-based mental health and substance use disorder treatment and support, including 24/7 crisis services, to anyone in their service area who needs it, regardless of their ability to pay or place of residence. Up to $156,000,000 is being provided this year under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $1,000,000. Proposals are due on May 17, 2022. To learn more, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

 

 

 

 

 

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF)

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

INDIVIDUAL IMPACTS

Last updated on December 2nd, 2020

STATE SPECIFIC

Last updated on May 18th, 2022

MONTANA

WASHINGTON STATE

ADDED ON MAY 11, 2020: Washington State Department of Commerce will open a funding round on May 20 to help ECAP and Working Connection Child Care providers increase capacity for early learning. Proposals will be due on July 20. To learn more, click here.

ADDED ON MAY 10, 2022: Washington State Department of Commerce has issued its 2022 funding opportunity for the Victims of Crime Act. The funding opportunity aims to develop and enhance healing-centered support and culturally and community-specific services. Activities and services must be provided by organizations that are operated by and for the community being served. Approximately $9.9 million will be available for this competitive funding initiative. Each applicant may request up to $75,000 per year for three years for a total award of $225,000. Proposals are due on July 29, 2022. To download the funding opportunity, and accompanying documents, click here.

ADDED ON MAY 6, 2022: Washington State Department of Commerce has issued two funding opportunities to support energy retrofits in public buildings.

Grant applications remain open for three separate opportunities through the Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings program.  Washington’s 2021 State Energy Strategy identifies energy efficiency in buildings and community-owned solar as key strategies for meeting climate and equity goals.

Energy Efficiency grants$1.8 million is available for improvements to existing facilities and related projects that result in energy savings and operational cost savings. Projects must use non-fossil fuel devices and systems whenever possible and cost-effective.

Solar Energy grants$1.2 million is available for new solar photovoltaic systems up to 100 kW AC that are net-metered with existing publicly-owned buildings or facilities in Washington.

  • Applications due May 25 by 4 p.m.

ADDED ON MAY 3, 2022: Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity to fund up to 33% of costs for acquisition, construction, and/or major renovation of capital facilities for arts and cultural organizations. The maximum award is $2,000,000. Proposals are due on June 23. To learn more, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 15, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity to support community-based programs that provide reentry services for formerly incarcerated persons and facilitate successful transitions to the community. Letters of intent on May 9 and proposals are due on May 16, 2022. Commerce has budgeted $2.375 million for this opportunity with maximum awards of $120,000 for Category 1 and $220,000 for Category II grants. To download the Request for Proposal, click here

ADDED ON APRIL 14, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce will be issuing a funding opportunity to support affordable multifamily/rental housing projects, not currently in the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) portfolio (such as US Department of Agriculture), that are at risk of losing affordability due to the impending expiration of use restrictions. The application period will open on May 12, 2022. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 13, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a series of funding opportunities to support youth programs including $1.86 million to support Systems of Care funding to provide a continuum of innovative approaches to engage and assist youth and young adults, ages 13-24, who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness after exiting a public system of care; $3.85 million to support independent youth housing; $524,000 for overnight youth shelters, HOPE Centers, Crisis Residential Centers (CRC), and HOPE/CRC centers to serve youth, ages 12-17; and, $865,000 for a homeless student stability program. You can download the RFP here

ADDED ON APRIL 4, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a biennial reimbursement-style funding round for Youth Recreational Facilities. These grants fund 25% of eligible capital costs up to $1.2 million for non-residential facilities that provide youth (K-12) with recreation opportunities integrated with social and/or educational services. The maximum award will be $1,200,000.

To learn more, click here. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

Deadline: Proposals are due on June 9, 2022.

ADDED ON MARCH 18, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity to assist small cities, towns and counties in carrying out priority community and economic development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income people. The maximum award will be $1,000,000. To download the funding opportunity, click here. Deadline: Proposals are due on June 1, 2022.

 

 

 

 

HOMELAND SECURITY

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

PRIVATE RESOURCES

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Last updated on May 7th, 2022

OTHER

Last updated on May 18th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 18, 2022: Common Counsel Foundation and Native Americans in Philanthropy has announced their annual Native Voices funding opportunity. Applications are encouraged from Native-led groups that have a membership base in the community, work to develop leadership, and take collective action to win progressive change. Grants will average $30,000 and will go as high as $40,000. The application deadline is July 15, 2022. To learn more, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 30, 2022: First Nations Development Institute has issued a funding opportunity to support 10 Native-led organizations to host conversations on climate resiliency and the Justice40 initiative Native communities. Awards of $50,000 will be made. Proposals are due on June 1. To learn more, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 30, 2022: First Nations Development Institute has issued a funding opportunity to support 10 Native-led organizations working to promote climate resiliency in Native communities in line with the Justice40 initiative. Ten awards of $100,000 each will be made. Proposals are due on June 1, 2022. To learn more, click here.

ADDED ON APRIL 23, 2022: The Henry Luce Foundation has released its annual RFP for the Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship. This two-year fellowship is funded at $75,000 per year and supports ative knowledge holders and knowledge makers engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in either reservation and/or urban settings. These fellowships support the work of Native knowledge holders and knowledge makers as they significantly advance their work and spark transformative change in their communities. In this sense, community is broadly defined and can include your Native community, knowledge community, etc. Responses are due on May, 26, 2022. To learn more, click here.

Resources for Non-Profits

Last updated on April 27th, 2020

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