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AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants

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Assistance Listing: 94.006
Apr 5, 2024

AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants provide funding to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen tribal communities.

Priority areas include:

  • Programs that prioritize civic engagement, social cohesion, and youth mental health
  • Environmental stewardship and climate change including renewable energy and energy efficiency, building community resilience, sustainable food systems and agriculture, water/wastewater; conservation and habitat preservation; indigenous environmental practices; traditional ecological knowledge; and Indigenous food sovereignty
  • Improving student academic performance in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), serving students who attend Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, Tribal Colleges and Universities, indigenous teacher preparation, and GED support programs
  • Economic opportunity including digital skills and increased access to broadband; infrastructure/transportation assistance; financial readiness; training and access to financial resources for home buying; or college; and college access program
  • Healthy futures - providing services to historically underserved individuals both on and off reservation lands, including but not limited to people with disabilities, people who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community, people with arrest and/or conviction records
  • Veterans and military families, caregivers, and survivors program model that improves the quality of life of veterans and improves the well-being of military families, caregivers, and survivors
  • Programs that provide additional benefits to AmeriCorps members aimed at enhancing member experience and bolstering member recruitment and retention such as paying more than the minimum living allowance, transportation, housing, and food
  • Programs that create workforce pathways for AmeriCorps members, including deliberate training, certifications, and hiring preferences or support
  • Programs promoting the preservation and teaching of traditional native languages and cultural practices

Eligible applicants are federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

AmeriCorps grants can be awarded on a cost reimbursement or fixed amount basis. Matching funds requirements vary depending upon the type of grant award. See the application instructions for complete details.

A first-time successful applicant is required to match 24% for the first 3-year funding period. Starting with year 4, the match requirement gradually increases every year to 50% by year 10. A table is provided in the application instructions.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit applications through the AmeriCorps eGrants system.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Broadband · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Community engagement and volunteerism · Educational attainment · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Health workforce pipeline · Human services · Immigrants · Infrastructure · LGBTQI+ · People with disabilities · Poverty · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Social connectedness · Veterans

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