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

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.612
Sponsors
Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2021
Application: Jun 30, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Carmelia Strickland
877.922.9262
anacomments@acf.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Tim Chappelle
202.401.4855
tim.chappelle@acf.hhs.gov

Purpose

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 Native Americans
    • Nutrition and fitness
    • Responsible fatherhood
    • Strengthening families
    • Substance abuse, smoking, and vaping
    • Suicide prevention
    • Youth development
Eligibility

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
Alaska
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $200,000 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: 6
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.

Application process

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

While not required, applicants that submit a letter of intent may be contacted by the appropriate regional training and technical assistance center to receive free pre-application support services. Email the letter of intent to anacomments@acf.hhs.gov by May 6, 2021.

Regional training and technical assistance center websites

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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