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Social and Economic Development Strategies - Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO)

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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
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2021
Application: Jun 30, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Carmelia Strickland

For grants management or budget questions:
Tim Chappelle


The Social and Economic Development Strategies - Growing Organizations Program (Short Title: SEDS-GO) provides grants to build the internal capacity of health and human service organizations so that they may effectively address the current social and economic conditions in Native American communities.

Applicants may choose up to 2 of the program areas of interest to target in the proposed project:

  • Staff development
  • Governance
  • Effective grants management
  • Strategic/community planning
  • Financial management systems
  • Use of technology
  • Ability to track and manage data
  • Partnerships

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Incorporated non-federally recognized tribes
  • Incorporated state-recognized tribes
  • Consortia of tribes
  • Incorporated, nonprofit, multi-purpose, community-based Indian organizations
  • Urban Indian centers
  • Native Community Development Financial Institutions (Native CDFIs)
  • Alaska Native villages
  • Nonprofit native organizations in Alaska with village-specific projects
  • 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
  • Public and nonprofit private agencies serving Native Hawaiians
  • National or regional incorporated nonprofit Native American organizations with Native American community-specific objectives
  • Public and nonprofit private agencies serving Native peoples from Guam, American Samoa, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Tribal colleges and universities
  • Colleges and universities located in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands that serve Native American Pacific Islanders
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $200,000 per year
Award floor: $50,000 per year
Average projected award amount: $175,000 per year
Project period: Project periods can be 12, 24, or 36 months
Estimated number of awards: 9
Estimated total program funding: $1,500,000

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 and the online application process are available through

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 by May 6, 2021.

Regional training and technical assistance center websites

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Capital funding · Community and faith-based initiatives · Fundraising · Governance of healthcare organizations · Grant writing · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare business and finance · Human services · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Statistics and data · Sustainability of programs · Technology for health and human services

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