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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
Jul 1, 2020

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 is central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.

Program areas of interest include:

  • Governance
    • Administrative and Program Management Capacity Building
    • Comprehensive Strategies
    • Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Recovery/Disaster Preparedness
    • Governmental Administration
    • Organizational Development
    • Technology Infrastructure
  • Economic Development
    • Agriculture
    • Asset Building
    • Career Pathways
    • Infrastructure
    • Energy-related activities
    • Entrepreneurship and Microbusiness
    • Opportunity Zones
    • Place-based Economic Development
    • Subsistence
    • Tourism
    • Workforce Development
  • Social Development
    • Arts and Culture
    • Community Health
    • Community Living
    • Early Childhood Education and Development
    • Human Trafficking
    • Nutrition and Fitness
    • Responsible Fatherhood
    • Strengthening Families
    • Substance Abuse, Smoking, and Vaping
    • Suicide Prevention
    • Youth Development

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Alaska native villages
  • Nonprofit village consortia
  • Incorporated nonprofit Alaska native multi-purpose community-based organizations
  • Nonprofit Alaska native regional corporations with village specific projects
  • Nonprofit native organizations with village specific projects
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $200,000 per year
Award floor: $50,000 per year
Project period: Up to 3 years
Expected number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000

Grantees are required to match at least 20% of the total approved cost with cash and in-kind resources.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian · Behavioral health · Child welfare · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Criminal justice system · 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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