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 to seven days although highly important items will remain longer.

DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to create pilot projects to meet the needs of youth transitioning out of foster care. To learn more, click here.

Washington State has issued a funding opportunity for the rapid construction of housing for the homeless. To learn more, click here.

Washington State has issued a funding opportunity to deliver intervention and prevention services to youth ages 10-24. To learn more, click here.

The CDC has issued a HUGE funding opportunity to strengthen public health infrastructure. To learn more, click here.

URGENT/IMPORTANT: TRIBES INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR MIDDLE MILE/DIGITAL EQUITY GRANTS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST BY JULY 12. To learn more, click here.

USDA has issued a funding opportunity to finance the costs of household water wells and decentralized wastewater systems. To learn more, click here.

USDA has issued a funding opportunity to provide financing for the improvement of water and waste disposal systems. To learn more, click here.

Washington State’s Office of Homeless Youth has issued a funding opportunity to assist youth who are experiencing homelessness. To learn more, click here.

The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to o help meet critical infrastructure and workforce needs. To learn more, click here.

Administration for Native Americans

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

National Endowment for the Humanities

Last updated on June 2nd, 2022

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 June 24th, 2022

ADDED ON JUNE 24, 2022: The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to strengthen public health capacity and systems related to the workforce, foundational capabilities, data modernization, and support from national public health partners. There are two components to this opportunity: Component A of the grant focuses on public health infrastructure (i.e., workforce, foundational capabilities, and data modernization) while Component B focuses on National Public Health Partners that will provide technical assistance and evaluation support to Component A recipients. In the workforce area, infrastructure needs include adding new staff, retaining existing staff, better addressing staff wellness, providing more and better training and professional development opportunities, and improving systems and capacity related to workforce development and management. Nearly $4 billion is being made available under this opportunity with minimum awards of approximately $3,000,000. Proposals are due on August 15, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 17, 2022: The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to o 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. Nearly $4 billion is being made available under this opportunity with awards ranging from nearly $3,000,000 up to $161,000,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON JUNE 4, 2022: The CDC has issued a forecast for a funding opportunity to: 1) Decrease or eliminate exposures to hazardous substances through site-related health assessments and 2) Prevent exposures to hazardous substances through proactive programs that inform knowledge, behavior, process, and policy changes through dissemination of best practices. $67 million will be made available under this funding opportunity. The estimated post date is June 10, 2022. To download the CDC forecast, click here.

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.

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES

Last updated on June 2nd, 2022

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Last updated on June 2nd, 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.  Proposals are due on June 27, 2022. 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.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Last updated on June 22nd, 2022

ADDED ON JUNE 22, 2022: USDA has issued a funding opportunity to establish a revolving loan fund to help individuals with low to moderate incomes finance the costs of household water wells and individually owned decentralized wastewater systems that they own or will own. Up to $5,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with no minimum or maximum award. Proposals are due on July 31, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 22, 2022: USDA has issued a funding opportunity to help qualified non-profits create a revolving loan fund (RLF) that can provided financing for the extension and improvement of water and waste disposal systems in rural areas. $1,000,000 will be awarded through this funding opportunity, with no minimum and no maximum. Proposals are due on July 31. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 4, 2022: USDA has issued a funding opportunity to develop and test strategies for planning and implementing municipal compost plans and food waste reduction plans. More than $10,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $300,000. Proposals are due on September 1, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON MAY 28, 2022: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. Up to $16,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on July 11, 2022. To download the usda synopsis, click here. To download the entire usda funding opportunity, click here.

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.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Last updated on July 1st, 2022

ADDED ON JULY 1, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to establish pilot projects that develop, implement, and build replicable treatment models for residential-based innovative care, treatment, and services that serve adolescents and youth transitioning out of foster care who have experienced a history of foster care involvement, child poverty, child abuse or neglect, human trafficking, juvenile justice involvement, substance use or misuse, or gang involvement. Eligible applicants can provide services to youth and young adults up to and including age 25. Approximately $4.5 million has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $825,000. Proposals are due on August 15, 2022. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON JUNE 4, 2022: DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to help communities develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by reentry and recidivism reduction. $7.5 million is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $750,000. Proposals are due on July 28, 202. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

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. Proposals are due on June 13, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

COMMERCE

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Last updated on May 19th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 19, 2022: The Department of Labor has issued a funding opportunity to assist marginalized and underserved women workers in understanding and accessing their employment rights, public services, and benefits. $2,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $350,000. Proposals are due on July 1, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

Environmental Protection Agency

Last updated on June 14th, 2022

ADDED ON JUNE 14, 2022: The EPA has issued a funding opportunity to assist tribes in conducting solid waste management activities that gauge the extent of threat to human health and the environment and assist with establishing sustainable waste management programs. $700,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $100,000. Proposals are due on July 29, 2022. 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 June 11th, 2022

ADDED ON JUNE 11, 2022: The Department of Transportation has issued a funding opportunity to support planning, feasibility analysis, and revenue forecasting associated with the development of a project that would subsequently be eligible to apply for BIP funding under either the Bridge Projects or Large Bridge Projects funding categories. $10 billion is being made available under this opportunity, with maximum awards of $2.5 million. Proposals are due on July 25, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

HEALTH RESOURCES & SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on June 14th, 2022

ADDED ON JUNE 14, 2022: HRSA has issued its annual Rural Communities Opioid Response Program grant opportunity to support Medication Assisted Treatment in rural communities. $10,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $1,000,000. Proposals are due on July 29, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 4, 2022: HRSA has issued a funding forecast to promote the planning and development of integrated rural health care networks to: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic health care services and associated health outcomes; and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. Up to $20,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity. The expected post date is October 27, 2022. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 4, 2022: HRSA has issued a funding forecast to improve access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities. $4 million is expected to be made available under this opportunity with an estimated funding opportunity post date of January, 2023. To download this forecast, click here

ADDED ON MAY 24, 2022: HRSA has issued a funding opportunity to address structural racism. The purpose of the initiative is to support development and implementation of new policies and innovative practices to address policies that may create or perpetuate health disparities and may contribute to structural racism. $3,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $500,000. Proposals are due on July 15, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON MAY 19, 2022: The Health Resource Services Administration has issued a funding forecast to expand health care providers’ capacity to screen, assess, treat and refer pregnant and postpartum women for maternal depression and related behavioral disorders (e.g., anxiety, substance use disorder) including in rural and medically underserved areas, and geographic areas with high rates of maternal mortality and severe morbidity. Up to $5,800,000 will be made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $750,000. The funding opportunity should be released on June 20. 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 June 17th, 2022

HOUSING/HOMELESS

Last updated on May 19th, 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 June 2nd, 2022

 

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)

Last updated on June 2nd, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 25, 2022: SAMHSA has issued a funding opportunity to increase student access to evidence-based and culturally relevant trauma support services and mental health care by developing innovative initiatives, activities, and programs to link local school systems with local trauma-informed support and mental health systems, including those under the Indian Health Service. Nearly $8,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $790,000. Proposals are due on July 25, 2022. To download the synopsis, 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 June 30th, 2022

MONTANA

WASHINGTON STATE

ADDED ON JUNE 30, 2022: Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a funding opportunity for capital funding to acquire or rent real property in Washington state for a rapid conversion to support the unsheltered. Funding is intended to be used to acquire or renovate:

  • Enhanced emergency shelters
  • Permanent supportive housing
  • Transitional housing
  • Permanent (not supportive) housing
  • Youth housing
  • Basic shelters

Projects are required to serve people with extremely low incomes and those experiencing sheltered or unsheltered homelessness. There will be rounds of funding with proposals for the first round due on August 11. A total of $300,000,000 is being made available throughout the three rounds including $163,000,000 which is being made available through this initial round. To download the funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON JUNE 28, 2022: Washington’s State Office of Firearm Protection and Violence Prevention has issued a funding opportunity to deliver intervention and prevention services to youth ages 10-24. Services are intended to target youth at a “high risk” to perpetuate and/or be victims of firearm violence, and who reside in areas with high rates of firearm violence. $1,500,000 is being made available to support this initiative; proposals may not exceed $400,000. Proposals are due on July 25, 2022. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 18, 2022: Washington State’s Office of Homeless Youth has issued a funding opportunity to implement the Systems of Care Diversion Flexible Fund to assist youth and young adults, ages 13-24 who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness after existing public systems of care. Proposals are due on July 15 and up to $1.6 million is being made available under this opportunity. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 17, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce has initiated a Request for Applications (RFA) to administer Working Families (WFTC) and Earned Income (EITC) Tax Credit Education and Outreach grants effective October 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Applicants may request up to $200,000. Proposals are due on July 25, 2022. To download the Request for Applications, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 15, 2022: The Washington State Housing Trust Fund and the Department of Commerce have issued three separate funding opportunities  for  Multifamily Rental and Community Housing/Cottage Community projects seeking capital financing from the Washington State Housing Trust Fund (HTF), HOME, and National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) programs. Proposals are due on September 13, 2022 and award announcements will be made in December of 2022. A total of $203 million is being made available from the HTF to create rental housing; this includes a $5,000,000 set-aside for individuals with developmental disabilities. To download this funding opportunity, click here. Washington State Department of Commerce is making more than $7 million  available for community and cottage community housing. To download this funding opportunity, click here. Finally, Washington State Department of Commerce is making nearly $5,000,000 available to support the development of multifamily housing. To download that funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 14, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce has issued a request for proposals for projects statewide serving indigenous people who are survivors of trafficking. Ten projects will be funded including five projects in cities west of the Cascades and five projects in cities east of the Cascades. Proposals may request up to $60,000 for ten months beginning September 1, 2022. Proposals are due on July 1, 2022.  To learn more, click here.

ADDED ON JUNE 7, 2022: The Washington State Department of Commerce, in collaboration with the Washington Festivals and Events Association (WFEA) and ArtsWA, today announced a $3.5 million grant program to help established, small-community festivals and events. To learn more, click here

ADDED ON JUNE 1, 2022: Washington State Department of Commerce has issued its annual Building Communities Fund grant opportunity. The program awards state grants to Tribes and nonprofit community-based organizations to pay for eligible capital costs to acquire, construct, or rehabilitate nonresidential community service centers. There is no minimum or maximum funding limit, however, the larger the grant, the lower the percentage of funding Commerce will provide. Proposals are due on August 5, 2022. To learn more about this opportunity, click here

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 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 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.

 

 

 

 

HOMELAND SECURITY

Last updated on May 26th, 2022

ADDED ON MAY 27, 2022: FEMA has issued its annual pre-disaster mitigation funding opportunity. State and Tribal governments are eligible for this opportunity. More than $153 million has been made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on June 24, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here.  To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

PRIVATE RESOURCES

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING

Last updated on April 9th, 2022

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Last updated on June 4th, 2022

ADDED JUNE 4, 2022: The Department of Education has issued its annual Native American Languages Program grant opportunity. The purpose of this grant is to (1) support schools that use Native American and Alaska Native languages as the primary language of instruction; (2) maintain, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans and Alaska Natives to use, practice, maintain, and revitalize their languages, as envisioned in the Native American Languages Act of 1990 (25 U.S.C. 2901, et seq.); and (3) support the Nation’s First Peoples’ efforts to maintain and revitalize their languages and cultures, and to improve educational opportunities and student outcomes within Native American and Alaska Native communities. Proposals are due on August 22, 2022. Just over $1,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

OTHER

Last updated on June 4th, 2022

ADDED ON JUNE 4, 2022: NDN’s annual Community Self-Determination funding opportunity will be opened shortly. Awards of up to $100,000 are available to Indigenous-led organizations working in the defense, development, and/or decolonization of Indigenous Peoples and the planet. To access this funding opportunity, click here.

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.

Resources for Non-Profits

Last updated on April 27th, 2020

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