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Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.612
Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Apr 19, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:
Carmelia Strickland

For grants management or budget questions:
Tim Chappelle


Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) provides support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska Native village governments, which are central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.

Program areas of interest include:

  • Governance
    • Administrative and program management capacity building
    • Comprehensive strategies to assess and address the needs of children, youth, and community members
    • Emergency preparedness and response
    • Governmental administration
    • Organizational development
    • Technology infrastructure
  • Economic Development
    • Agriculture
    • Asset building
    • Career pathways
    • Commercial trade
    • Economic competitiveness
    • Economic infrastructure
    • Energy-related activities
    • Entrepreneurship and micro-business
    • Master plans for community and economic development
    • Native Community Development Financial Institutions
    • Place-based economic development
    • Subsistence
    • Tourism
    • Workforce development
  • Social Development
    • Arts and culture
    • Community health
    • Community living
    • Early childhood education and development
    • Human trafficking
    • Missing and murdered indigenous persons
    • Nutrition and fitness
    • Responsible fatherhood
    • Strengthening families
    • Substance abuse, smoking, and vaping
    • Suicide prevention
    • Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+
    • Youth development

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized tribes in Alaska
  • Alaska Native villages
  • Nonprofit village consortia
  • Nonprofit native organizations in Alaska with village-specific projects
  • Incorporated nonprofit, multi-purpose, community-based Indian organizations
  • Urban Indian centers
  • Native Community Development Financial Institutions (Native CDFIs)
  • Incorporated nonprofit Alaska Native multipurpose, community-based organizations
  • Nonprofit Alaska Native regional corporations and/or associations in Alaska with village-specific projects
  • Nonprofit Alaska Native community entities or tribal governing bodies
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000 per year
Award floor: $50,000 per year
Average projected award amount: $125,000 per year
Project period: Project periods can be 12, 24, or 36 months
Expected number of awards: 4
Estimated total program funding: $1,200,000

Grantees are required to match at least 20% of the total approved cost with cash and/or in-kind resources. Applicants may request a waiver of the match requirement by providing ANA with written documentation of need.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Applicant technical assistance centers

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Child welfare · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Emergency preparedness and response · Families · Food security and nutrition · Governance of healthcare organizations · Healthcare business and finance · Infrastructure · Mental health · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Self-sufficiency · Substance use and misuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Technology for health and human services · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Alaska

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