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

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
May 20, 2024

For programmatic or technical questions:
Carmelia Strickland

For grants management or budget questions:
Thomas Berry


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 tribal 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 intergovernmental strategies to meet the needs of community members
    • Emergency preparedness and response
    • Organizational development
    • Technology infrastructure
  • Economic Development
    • Agriculture
    • Asset building
    • Economic infrastructure
    • Energy related activities
    • Entrepreneurship and microbusiness
    • Master plans for community and economic development
    • Native Community Development Financial Institutions
    • Subsistence lifeways
    • Tourism
    • Workforce development and career pathways
  • Social Development
    • Mental health
    • Substance misuse, smoking, and vaping
    • Suicide prevention
    • Nutrition and health
    • Environmental health
    • Native arts and culture
    • Community safety and security
    • Strengthening child and family well-being
    • Early childhood education and development
    • Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+

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
  • Faith-based and community organizations in Alaska that meet the eligibility requirements
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000 per year
Award floor: $100,000 per year
Project period: Project periods can be 12, 24, or 36 months
Expected number of awards: 2
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000

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, application instructions, and online application process are available through

Applicant technical assistance resources

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 · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Governance of healthcare organizations · Healthcare business and finance · Infrastructure · LGBTQI+ · Mental health · Needs assessment methods and resources · Physical activity · 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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