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 Shivon Brite.

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.

The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity designed to support Tribal environmental health programs carrying out COVID-19 preparedness and response activities. To learn more, click here.

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions has issued a funding opportunity to support organizations providing financial education to Washington residents. To learn more, click here.

The CDC has issued a forecast to create an infrastructure that supports a comprehensive approach to prevent future violence from occurring. To learn more, click here.

The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity for projects that result in water management planning. To learn more, click here.

The Department of Transportation has issued a funding opportunity for projects funded under the Local and Regional Project Assistance Program, known as the RAISE Grants program. To learn more, click here.

The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families. To learn more, click here.

Homeland Security has issued a funding opportunity to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. To learn more, click here.

The Department of Labor has issued a funding opportunity to obtain high-quality career outcomes for veterans experiencing homelessness. To learn more, click here.

DOJ has issued a funding opportunity to advance work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. To learn more, click here.

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. To learn more, click here.

The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity for a program which provides a multitude of recreation opportunities and experiences. To learn more, click here.

The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences has issued a funding opportunity to assist Native American tribes in improving core library services for their communities. To learn more, click here.

The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to improve cultural connectedness among American Indians and Alaska Natives. To learn more, click here.

Administration for Native Americans

Last updated on July 7th, 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 5, 2022: The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences has issued a funding opportunity to assist Native American tribes in improving core library services for their communities. $3,300,000 is being made available under this opportunity with award ceilings of $150,000. Proposals are due on April 1, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 2, 2022: The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences has issued a funding opportunity to assist Native American tribes in improving core library services for their communities. Nearly $2,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with award ceilings of $10,000. Proposals are due on March 1, 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 November 18th, 2021

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Last updated on January 15th, 2022

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.

ADDED ON JANUARY 5, 2022: The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to improve cultural connectedness among American Indians and Alaska Natives. This funding opportunity offers support for the implementation of tribal practices and cultural traditions to build resiliency and connections to community and culture to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and wellbeing. Proposals are due on March 16, 2022. $22,183,200, has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $150,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 19, 2021: The CDC has issued a forecast to support implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention in the U.S. The CDC expects to post this opportunity on February 13, 2022 and will make $38,500,000 available with a maximum award of $1,000,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON OCTOBER 30, 2021: The CDC has issued a funding opportunity to eliminate  preventable cancers, ensure all people get the right screening at the right time for the best outcome, and support cancer survivors in a manner that allows them to live longer, healthier lives. Proposals are due on January 26, 2022. $1,100,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $8,000,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON OCTOBER 6, 2021: The CDC has issued a forecast to strengthen healthcare infection prevention and control (IPC) practices, inform IPC recommendations, improve how healthcare personnel IPC competencies are assessed, and develop evidence-based approaches to IPC training and education. This funding opportunity has two components: Component 1 seeks to improve the safety and quality of healthcare and protect healthcare personnel and patients by strengthening IPC; Component 2 seeks to strengthen healthcare personnel IPC training, education, and competency assessment. The CDC expects to post this opportunity on January 15, 2022 and will make $100,000,000 available. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 4, 2021: The CDC has issued a forecast to continue building public health capacity and expertise in environmental health surveillance and to modernize data systems to empower public health practitioners, healthcare providers, community members, policy members, and others to make information-driven decisions that affect their health. The CDC expects to post this opportunity on April 22, 2022 and will make nearly $60,000,000 available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $900,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 3, 2021: The CDC has issued a forecast to strengthen public health capacity and infrastructure among Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs), Tribes, and Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIOs) to meet national public health accreditation standards and deliver the 10 essential public health services. The CDC expects to fund 12 of these centers. The CDC expects to invest $33,500,000 in these centers. The expected post date is December 14, 2021. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 28, 2021: The CDC has issued a forecast for its Drug Free Communities Support Program.  The purpose of the DFC Support Program is to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent youth substance use. By statute, the DFC Support 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.The expected post date is March 15, 2022. Approximately $35,000,000 will be made available under this opportunity. To download the forecast, click here.

 

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES

Last updated on July 31st, 2021

ADDED ON JULY 31, 2021: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a forecast for Connecting Kids to Coverage. The purpose of Connecting Kids to Coverage is to encourage enrollment into Medicaid. Up to $48,000,000 will be made available under this opportunity. CMS expects to post this opportunity on January 19, 2022 with proposals due on March 1, 2022. To download the forecast, click here.

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Last updated on May 11th, 2021

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Last updated on January 11th, 2022


ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2021: ACF has issued a funding forecast to solicit proposals 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. The projected post date is February 7, 2022. $1,500,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $300,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2021: ACF has issued a funding forecast to provide competitive grant funds for Regional Partnership Grants (RPGs) to improve the well-being of, and to improve the permanency outcomes for children and families affected by opioids and other substance abuse. The projected post date is March 21, 2022. $8,900,000 is being made available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $2,650,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2021: ACF has issued a funding forecast to provide child care services to American Indian or Native Hawaiian youth who currently are not receiving child care services funded by other Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) formula grantees. The projected post date is March 22, 2022. $1,000,000 is being made available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $500,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2021: ACF has issued a funding forecast 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. Up to $13 million will be made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $200,000. The projected release date for this forecast is March 21, 2022. To download this forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2021: ACF has issued a funding forecast to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 for up to 18 months. The estimated post date is March 20, 2022. Approximately $21,000,000 will be made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000. To download this forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2021: ACF has issued a funding forecast to provide 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. The estimated post date is March 21, 2022. Approximately $7,000,000 will be made available under this funding opportunity with award ceilings of $150,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2021: ACF has issued a forecast for 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. The estimated post date is February 24, 2022. Nearly $7,000,000 will be available under this opportunity with award ceilings of $250,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 31, 2021: The Administration for Children and Families has released a funding forecast for projects that 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. $20 million has been appropriated for this opportunity with maximum awards not to exceed $250,000. The expected post date for this opportunity is March 22, 2022. To download the forecast, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Last updated on January 13th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 13, 2022: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System. Up to $320,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $160,000. Proposals are due on February 28, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To down the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 20, 2021: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to support jobs accelerator partnerships to improve the ability of distressed rural and energy communities to create high wage jobs, accelerate the formation of new businesses, and help rural communities identify and maximize local assets. Up to $10,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $10,000,000. Proposals are due on April 19, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To down the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 8, 2021: The USDA has issued a funding opportunity to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations will make healthy food choices consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and USDA MyPlate Guidance. Up to $1,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $250,000. Proposals are due on March 1, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON OCTOBER 27, 2021: The USDA’s Rural Utilities Service has issued a funding opportunity, the Rural eConnectivity (ReConnect) Program, to facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas. $1,150,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $35,000,000. Proposals are due on February 22, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2021: USDA has issued a rural business funding opportunity to promote economic development and job creation projects through the awarding of grant funds to eligible entities. The size of the award is based upon the number of jobs to be created. Proposals are due on February 28, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 11, 2021: The USDA’s Rural Utility Service has issued a funding opportunity for its Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program. The purpose of this opportunity is to support the development and ongoing success of rural Microentrepreneurs and Microenterprises. Proposals are due on June 30, 2022. $5,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with award ceilings set at $100,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Last updated on January 13th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 11, 2022: DOJ has issued its annual Comprehensive Tribal Assistance Solicitation to advance work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. Up to $64,700,000 has been made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $24,000,000. Proposals are due on March 10, 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 January 13th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 13, 2022: The Department of Labor has issued a funding opportunity to obtain high-quality career outcomes for veterans experiencing homelessness. The Department encourages applicants to propose strategies to achieve economic opportunity, address historical inequities, and provide equitable access and outcomes to marginalized groups. Up to $14,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $500,000. Proposals are due on February 23, 2022. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 23, 2021: The Department of Labor has issued a funding opportunity to provide a pre-apprenticeship program model that encompasses education, occupational skills training, leadership development, and high-quality post-program placement opportunities to opportunity youth.  Up to $90,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $1.5 million. Proposals are due on January 21, 2022. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 18, 2021: The Department of Labor has issued a forecast for its annual Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act  for Indian and Native American programs. Up to $69 million is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $6.5 million. The purpose of this program is to support employment and training activities for Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian individuals in order to:  (A) develop more fully the academic, occupational, and literacy skills of such individuals; (B) make such individuals more competitive in the workforce and equip them with the entrepreneurial skills necessary for successful self-employment; and (C) promote the economic and social development of Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities in accordance with the goals and values of such communities. The opportunity is expected to post on February 9, 2022. To download the forecast, click here.

Environmental Protection Agency

Last updated on November 30th, 2021

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 30, 2021: The EPA has issued a funding opportunity for tribals and tribal consortia to develop and/or implement watershed-based plans and complete watershed projects that will result in significant steps towards solving nonpoint source (NPS) water quality impairments or threats on a watershed-wide basis. Proposals are due on January 27. Up to $2.7 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 August 10th, 2021

ADDED ON AUGUST 10, 2021: FEMA has issued its annual flood mitigation funding opportunity to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It does so with a recognition of the growing flood hazards associated with climate change1, and of the need for flood hazard risk mitigation activities that promote climate adaptation and resilience with respect to flooding. $160,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on January 28, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 10, 2022: FEMA has issued its annual hazard mitigation opportunity. It does so with a recognition of the growing hazards associated with climate change1, and of the need for natural hazard risk mitigation activities that promote climate adaptation and resilience with respect to those hazards. $1,000,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on January 28, 2022. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

Health & Human Services

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

ADDED ON DECEMBER 22, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding opportunity to support the planning and implementation of quality improvement activities for rural primary care providers or providers of health care services, such as critical access hospitals (CAH), rural health clinics (RHC), or a network of rural health providers, serving rural residents. Applications are due on March 21, 2022. $8,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $200,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 6, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast, the Pilot Projects Initiative, to support community-led coalitions in developing and implementing new and innovative practices to address policies that might create or perpetuate health disparities and contribute to structural racism. The expected release date of this funding opportunity is February 14, 2022. The expected proposal due date is May 14, 2022. $10,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $500,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to provide disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those State Units on Aging (SUAs), and federally recognized Tribal Organizations who are currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act (OAA), as amended. The expected release date of this funding opportunity is October 1, 2021. The expected proposal due date is September 6, 2022. $600,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $600,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to support projects which replicate successful models developed by Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services grantees that have the potential to enhance the quality, effectiveness and proven outcomes of nutrition services programs that serve aging adults. The expected release date of this funding opportunity is March 31, 2022. The expected proposal due date has not been released. $600,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $150,000. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 7, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to replicate programs that have been proven effective through rigorous evaluation to reduce teenage pregnancy, behavioral risk factors underlying teenage pregnancy, or other associated risk factors.  The expected release date of the funding opportunity is January 14, 2022 with an expected due date of April 14, 2022. $15,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceilings of $1.5 million. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 31, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to address preconception health and maternal mortality. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to increase health literacy for women focusing on preconception health and the underlying conditions associated with of an irregular menstrual cycle such as endometriosis, fibroids and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) that ultimately contribute to risk factors and inequities in maternal morbidity and mortality.  The estimated post date for this funding opportunity is November 15, 2021 with an estimated proposal due date of January 10, 2022. HHS expects to make $2.2 million available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $440,000. To download the funding forecast, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 30, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to address paralysis. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support individuals living with paralysis and work to strengthen their confidence and independence, create stronger support networks, increase support and resources available, and/or generally increase their opportunities to be valued participants in all aspects of community living. The expected post date for this forecast is March 2, 2022 with an expected proposal due date of June 15, 2022. HHS will make $1,185,000 available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $400,000. To download this funding forecast, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 30, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to end health care inequities among racial/ethnic minorities. The purpose of this funding initiative is to support partnerships that involve State Office of Minority Health (SOMH) and State Medicaid Office (SMO) partnerships to end health care inequities among Medicaid/CHIP beneficiaries. This program is expected demonstrate the effectiveness of such partnerships for increasing access to and use of prevention services by racial and ethnic minority populations with disparate health outcomes within the Medicaid/CHIP population groups.  $5,500,000 is expected to be made available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $450,000. The estimated post date is December 15, 2021 with an expected proposal due date of March 31, 2021. To download the forecast, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 15, 2021: Health and Human Services has issued a funding forecast to establish and operate voluntary family planning services in communities across the United States. $258,000,000 will be made available under this opportunity with awards ranging in size from $150,000 to $21,000,000. The estimated post date is October 15, 2021 and the expected due date is January 15, 2021. To download the forecast, click here.

INTERIOR/BIA

Last updated on January 15th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 15, 2022: The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity for projects that result in water management planning. These planning projects support planning for water managers to plan, prioritize, and design projects that conserve and use water more efficiently; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to sustainability in the Western United States. Up to $250,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $25,000. Proposals are due on April 29, 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.

ADDED ON JANUARY 6, 2022: The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity from a program which oversees a broad and complex set of recreation related programs, which provide a multitude of recreation opportunities and experiences. These recreation resources and visitor services support strong local economies and public land conservation. Up to $3,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $100,000. Proposals are due on March 4, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To access detailed information about this funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 22, 2021: The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity to assist Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations in protecting and promoting their unique cultural heritage and traditions. Up to $500,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $60,000. Proposals are due on March 1, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To access detailed information about this funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 19, 2021: The Department of the Interior has issued a funding opportunity for a project that aligns with the Oregon/Washington Aquatic Habitat Management Program’s goals to conserve and restore riparian, fisheries, and water resources, to provide resource values and ecosystem services necessary to achieve the BLM’s multiple use mandate. Up to $5,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $300,000. Proposals are due on March 30, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 8, 2021: The BIA has issued its annual Living Languages funding opportunity to document Native languages or build Tribal capacity to create or expand language preservation programs. Up to $3,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $200,000. Proposals are due on March 7, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Last updated on January 15th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 15, 2022: The Department of Transportation has issued a funding opportunity for projects funded under the Local and Regional Project Assistance Program, known as the RAISE Grants program. The Department intends to provide more details on or before January 30, 2022. Applications are due on April 14, 2022. $1.5 billion is being made available under this opportunity, with an award ceiling of $25,000,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the full funding opportunity, click here.

HEALTH RESOURCES & SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

ADDED ON OCTOBER 30, 2021: The Health Resource Services Administration has issued a funding opportunity to promote the development of integrated health care networks in order 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. Proposals are due on January 28, 2022. $2,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $100,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

 

 

Americorps

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 2, 2021: AmeriCorps has issued a funding opportunity to provide additional federal resources to AmeriCorps Seniors in order to assist communities in COVID-19 recovery. Approximately $10,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity and awards are expected to be in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Proposals are due on February 3, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2021: AmeriCorps has issued a tribal funding opportunity to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions/practices to strengthen communities; an AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position. The actual level of funding is subject to the availability of annual appropriations and no ceiling has been established. Proposals are due on May 4, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on August 12th, 2021

ADDED ON AUGUST 12, 2021: The Economic Development Administration has issued a funding opportunity. The Good Jobs Challenge is designed to help get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs. The goal of regional workforce training systems is to create and implement effective employer-driven training programs that will connect the existing and emerging skills needs of employers with workers and will help workers find and keep quality jobs and advance along their chosen career path. $500 million is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $25 million. Awards will be made on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON AUGUST 12, 2021: The Economic Development Administration has posted a funding opportunity to assist communities and regions impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including historically underserved communities. This funding opportunity is designed to provide a wide-range of financial assistance to communities and regions as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters. $500 million is being made available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $10 million. Awards will be made on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 30, 2021: The Economic Development Administration has posted a funding opportunity to (1) help regions develop transformational economic development strategies and (2) fund the implementation of those strategies that will create and grow regional growth clusters. $30,000,000 is being made under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $500,000. Proposals are due to the EDA on October 19, 2021. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 30, 2021: The Economic Development Administration has posted a funding opportunity for indigenous communities. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support indigenous communities as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters. Under this announcement, EDA solicits applications under the authority of its Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program, which is intended to be flexible and responsive to the economic development needs and priorities of indigenous communities. $100,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $5,000,000. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds have been exhausted. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

HOUSING/HOMELESS

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 30, 2021: provide housing assistance and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  to provide housing assistance and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  Proposals are due on January 18, 2022. $2.2 million is being made available under this opportunity. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 18, 2021: HUD has issued a Choice Neighborhoods initiative designed to 1) replace distressed public and assisted housing with high-quality mixed-income housing that is well-managed and responsive to the needs of the surrounding neighborhood; 2) improve outcomes of households living in the target housing related to employment and income, health, and children’s education; and  3) create the conditions necessary for public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to offer the kinds of amenities and assets, including safety, good schools, and commercial activity, that are important to families’ choices about their community. Awards of up to $50 million are being made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on February 15, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

 

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE (IHS)

Last updated on January 15th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 15, 2022: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity for a GIS Pilot Project designed to support Tribal environmental health programs carrying out surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, and other COVID-19 preparedness and response activities. Proposals are due on February 25, 2022. Up to $100,000 is made available to each applicant under this opportunity. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 19, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding forecast to provide diabetes treatment and/or prevention activities and/or services for AI/AN communities. The estimated post date is April 29, 2022. $136,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $7.5 million. To download the forecast, click here

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 16, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued its annual Tribal Self-Governance Negotiation Planning Agreement funding opportunity. The purpose of this opportunity is to provide resources to Tribes interested in entering the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP) and to existing Self-Governance Tribes interested in assuming new or expanded programs, services, functions, and activities (PSFAs). Proposals are due on February 10, 2022. Up to $120,000 is made available to each applicant under this opportunity. To download this synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 16, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued its annual Tribal Self-Governance Negotiation Cooperative Agreement funding opportunity. The purpose of this opportunity is o provide Tribes with resources to help defray the costs associated with preparing for and engaging in Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP) negotiations. Proposals are due on February 10, 2022 and up to $48,000 is available per applicant under this opportunity. To download this synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 10, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued its annual 4-in-1 funding opportunity to ensure the highest possible health status for Urban Indians. There is an award ceiling of $600,000 and proposals are due on February 8, 2022. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to reduce the prevalence of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Tribes can accomplish these goals by: improving care coordination; expanding behavioral health care services through the use of culturally appropriate evidence-based and practice-based models to address these issues; and, developing or expanding on activities for the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Initiative by implementing early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for suicidal behavior, in addition to any proposed activities for the adult population. Proposals are due on February 2, 2022. $14,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $400,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to improve the system of care for those at risk for suicide by implementing a comprehensive, culturally informed, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in Indian health systems. This award represents a continuation of the Indian Health Service (IHS) effort to implement the Zero Suicide approach in Indian Country. Proposals are due on February 2, 2022. $2,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $300,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to provide access to treatment for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of domestic and sexual violence by supporting the development of and/or expansion of Forensic Healthcare (FHC) services that are culturally appropriate and trauma-informed. Proposals are due on February 2, 2022. $2,500,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $250,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to reduce the prevalence of substance abuse and decrease the overall use of addicting and illicit substances among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Tribes can accomplish these goals by: improving care coordination; expanding behavioral health care services through the use of culturally appropriate evidence-based and practice-based models to address these issues; and, in addition to any proposed activities for the adult population, develop, or expand on activities for the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Initiative by implementing early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for substance abuse behavior. Proposals are due on February 2, 2022. $14,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $400,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity, the Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) program, to improve the physical and mental health status of people with behavioral health issues by developing an integrated and coordinated system of care. Proposals are due on February 2, 2022. $6,000,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $400,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 5, 2021: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to support the development and/or expansion of a Domestic Violence Prevention (DVP) program by incorporating prevention efforts addressing social, spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of victims through the integration of culturally appropriate practices and trauma-informed services for Tribes, Tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations (UIO) serving the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population. Proposals are due on February 2, 2022. $7,890,000 has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $200,000. 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 December 9th, 2021

ADDED ON DECEMBER 9, 2011: The National Endowment for the Arts has issued a Promotion for the Arts grant opportunity to support public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. Applicants may request cost share/matching grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.  Proposals are due on February 10, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To access the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 8, 2021: The National Endowment for the Arts has issued its annual Challenge America grant opportunity to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. The award ceiling is $10,000 and the due date is April 21, 2002. To download the synopsis, click here. To access the entire funding opportunity, click here.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Last updated on August 9th, 2021

 

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)

Last updated on December 10th, 2021

ADDED ON DECEMBER 9, 2021: SAMHSA has issued a funding opportunity to support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. This Harm Reduction Program grant has been funded with monies provided under the American Rescue Plan Act. Up to $9,750,000 is being provided this year under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $400,000 per year for three years. Proposals are due on February 7, 2021. To download a highly detailed synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here

ADDED ON OCTOBER 21, 2021: SAMHSA has issued a funding forecast to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. The expected release date of this funding opportunity is January 29, 2022. $12 million is being made available under this opportunity and no award ceiling has been established. To download the forecast, 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 January 15th, 2022

MONTANA

WASHINGTON STATE

ADDED ON JANUARY 15, 2022: The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions has issued a funding opportunity to support organizations providing financial education to Washington residents. Their goal is to select programs emphasizing diversity, equity and inclusion in underserved/marginalized Washington communities. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

Deadline: Applications are due to the Department  on Feb. 28, 2022.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 16, 2021: The Washington State Department of Housing has issued a funding opportunity to support capital funding to develop affordable housing for people with low incomes in Washington state. This NOFA is primarily intended for applicants seeking to build new affordable housing units that will increase the affordable housing stock in Washington. Preservation and acquisition of existing housing are also eligible, but they are not the primary focus of this NOFA. Existing Housing Trust Fund projects seeking funds for repairs or rehabilitation are encouraged to apply to the Housing Preservation Program. $130,000,000 is being made available under this opportunity with a maximum award of $5,000,000. To download the funding opportunity, click here.

Deadline: Applications are due to the Department of Commerce by Noon Pacific Time on Feb. 16, 2022.

HOMELAND SECURITY

Last updated on January 13th, 2022

ADDED ON JANUARY 13, 2022: Homeland Security has issued a funding opportunity to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. It can support activities in two categories: (1) activities designed to reach high-risk target groups and mitigate incidences of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards and (2) research and development activities aimed at improving firefighter safety.  $46 million has been made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $1,500,000. Proposals are due on February 18, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 30, 2021: Homeland Security has issued a funding opportunity to provide financial assistance to help fire departments increase frontline firefighters. $560 million has been made available under this opportunity. Proposals are due on February 4, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

PRIVATE RESOURCES

Last updated on January 11th, 2022

ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING

Last updated on November 17th, 2021

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 17, 2021: The Administration for Community Living has issued a funding opportunity to address chronic disease. This funding opportunity is designed for applicants to propose how they will develop or expand capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs among older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved areas/populations. Proposals are due on January 25, 2022. $6,000,000 will be made available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $500,000. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 30, 2021: The Administration for Community Living has issued a funding opportunity to help address falls amongst the elderly and disabled. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to to help communities reduce falls through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs with two goals: Goal 1: Develop or expand capacity to significantly increase the number of older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved areas/populations, who participate in evidence-based falls prevention programs to empower them to reduce the risk of falls.  Goal 2: Enhance the sustainability of evidence-based falls prevention programs through the implementation of one or more robust sustainability strategies, including collaboration with sustainability partner(s). $3,800,000 is  being made available under this opportunity with an award ceiling of $600,000. Proposals are due on January 25. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON JULY 30, 2021: The Administration for Community Living has issued a forecast for a community-based dementia care program funding opportunity. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support and promote the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service (HCBS) systems in States and Communities. $23,000,000 is expected to be made available under this funding opportunity with an award ceiling of $1,000,000. The anticipated release date for this funding opportunity is March 29, 2022 with an expected proposal due date of June 1, 2022. To download the forecast, click here.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Last updated on November 18th, 2021

ADDED ON NOVEMBER 17, 2021: The Office of Special Education has released a funding opportunity for American Indian tribes to provide Vocational Rehabilitation services, including culturally appropriate services, to American Indians with disabilities who reside on or near such reservations. Approximately $4.5 million is being made available under this opportunity and no award floor or ceiling has been stated. Proposals are due on March 16, 2022. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

OTHER

Last updated on October 1st, 2021

Resources for Non-Profits

Last updated on April 27th, 2020

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