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Tribal Self-Governance Program Negotiation Cooperative Agreement
Cooperative agreements that provide negotiation resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives Tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Self-Governance Program Planning Cooperative Agreement
Cooperative agreements that provide planning resources to Tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives Tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
America Walks Community Change Grants
Grants for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged communities that support walking as transportation, health, and recreation. For the current grant cycle, America Walks is particularly interested in projects that center the concerns of residents who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; reach across the demographics of communities to build coalitions; and/or create unique civic partnerships with new perspectives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 9, 2020
Sponsor: America Walks
Indian Housing Block Grant Program
Grants to develop, maintain, and operate affordable housing in safe and healthy environments on American Indian reservations and in other American Indian areas, and to carry out other affordable housing activities that benefit low-income families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Indian Health Service Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Projects
Grants to develop and expand education and awareness of prevention, treatment, and/or recovery activities for opioid misuse and opioid use disorder in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Native American Congressional Internship
A summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in specific health professions degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor's degree in pre-medicine or pre-dentistry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service Preparatory Scholarship
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled in undergraduate or preparatory courses in preparation for entry to health profession schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, or treatment services research to improve health in Native American populations. For the purposes of this program, Native Americans include Alaska Natives, American Indians (whose ancestral lands fall at least partially within the U.S. mainland border), and Native Hawaiians.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06)
Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, National Cancer Institute, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects designed to improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Honor the Earth Native Food Security Grants
Grants for Native organizations working to create food security utilizing traditional seeds, foods, and growing methods, as well as energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Honor the Earth
Indian Health Service (IHS) Continuing Dental Education Courses
Helps IHS oral health professionals find and request Continuing Dental Education (CDE) courses and manage the CDE process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: IHS Division of Oral Health, Indian Health Service
Indigenous Environmental Health Training Modules and Learning Community
Online, freely accessible training modules that describe why and how the Swinomish Tribal Community modified and implemented the CDC Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) health assessment framework as part of the Climate Ready Tribes project designed to help tribes assess and adapt to climate change. Individuals may also sign up to participate in the climate and health learning community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Indian Health Board, Oregon State University, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
National Congress of American Indians Census 2020 Community Grants
Grants for Tribal nations and native nonprofit organizations to engage Tribal citizens in the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Congress of American Indians
Oweesta Native CDFI Loan Funds and Technical Assistance
Oweesta is an intermediary organization that provides financial products and development services for Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). The primary goal is to support Native CDFIs so that they have the capacity to assist individuals, businesses, and organizations with financing and technical assistance for the development of small businesses, affordable housing/home ownership, community facilities, financial education programs, and agriculture/food sovereignty in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, First Nations Oweesta Corporation
Project TRANSAM
A cooperative action program between the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense that allows for redistribution of surplus medical equipment and supplies for federally recognized Tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural and Tribal Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes and rural communities of less than 50,000 people to plan system start-up, transit service improvements, facility development, marketing, transportation coordination, and staff training. Currently, CTAA is particularly interested in requests to address issues during recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Transportation Association of America
Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Opportunities
Live, online, and clinical training courses related to the identification, collection, and preservation of medical forensic evidence obtained during the treatment of victims of sexual and domestic violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, International Association of Forensic Nurses
Water and Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands and Colonias
Grants for water and waste disposal facilities and services on federally-recognized tribal lands, colonias, and rural areas that face significant health risks due to a lack of access to adequate, affordable water or waste disposal.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
We R Native Youth Community Service Mini-Grants
Grants for American Indian and Alaska Native youth, 13-21 years old, with an adult mentor to support community service projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: WeRNative.org
Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship Inactive
A fellowship for Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in reservation and/or urban settings. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, and traditional or contemporary arts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2020
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Strong Systems, Stronger Communities: Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems Inactive
Funding and technical assistance for projects designed to build the public health capacity of Tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding for Tribes to implement focused, community-based injury prevention programs and projects using evidence-based and promising strategies
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters Inactive
On-site technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence, strengthen advocacy, and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants Inactive
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dental Preventive Clinical Support Program Inactive
Grants to address the challenges and opportunities associated with IHS preventive and clinical dental programs. The program goals are to provide support, guidance, training, and enhancement of dental programs within their area and to ensure that the services of the support centers and the dental programs result in measurable improvements in the oral health status of the American Indian/Alaska Native patients served.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
COVID-19/Violence Against Women Assistance to Tribes Inactive
Grants for activities that address tribal needs in responding to violent crimes against women that have arisen as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
National Indian Health Board Outstanding Service Awards Inactive
Honorary award to recognize individuals, organizations, and youth whose leadership and work has affected change or impacted healthcare on the local, tribal, regional, and/or national level.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Native American Business Development Institute Grant Inactive
Technical assistance grants for tribes to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities located in designated Opportunity Zones.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Building Tribal Provider and Patient Capacity for Addressing Opioid Misuse Prevention and Treatment Inactive
Grants to build the capacity to address the health consequences of the opioid epidemic in native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Increasing the Body of Knowledge for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health: Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants for organizations that wish to explore, plan, implement, or improve specific aspects of cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health. Priority is given to cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements designed to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health, the public health response to COVID-19, structural racism, and related issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 11, 2020
Sponsor: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Lead Testing in School and Child Care Program Drinking Water Tribal Grant Program Inactive
Funding for Tribes to test for lead in drinking water in schools and child care programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation Grant Program Inactive
Funding for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal healthcare facilities/systems for evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation projects, electronic nicotine delivery systems cessation, and "quit smoking" campaigns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Native Voices Rising Grants Inactive
General operating support grants designed to strengthen Native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2020
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing Inactive
Funding set aside for tribes to address multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home by identifying and remediating housing-related environmental health and safety hazards in privately owned, low-income rental, and/or owner occupied housing, especially in units and/or buildings where families with children, the elderly, or persons with disabilities live.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program Inactive
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program Inactive
Grants to assist federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations in assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Service programs, services, functions, and activities. Funds may also be used to obtain technical assistance for program planning and evaluation, including development of management systems for contract management; and for planning, designing, monitoring, and evaluating federal programs serving tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds Inactive
Funding for tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Inactive
Funding to support collection of population-based data on maternal and child health indicators that can be used to monitor the prevalence of maternal behaviors and experiences to inform programs, research, and systems changes that influence maternal and infant health. Component B of the program is Tribal surveillance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Tribal Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault Inactive
Funding for up to two National Tribal Clearinghouses on Sexual Assault to provide training and technical assistance designed to improve victim services for and the criminal and civil justice response to American Indian/Alaska Native sexual assault victims, as well as increase offender accountability for such crimes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Strengthening Communities for the Changes Ahead Grant Inactive
Grants that focus on COVID-19 and related emergencies in Native communities, such as sanitation and food security for local communities and food producers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: Honor the Earth
Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs Inactive
Grants to Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Education and Outreach Programs for Dental Health Aide Therapy Inactive
Grants to support education and outreach on Tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and Tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Health Aide Therapy Inactive
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS) Inactive
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Economic Development Strategies - Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO) Inactive
Grants to build the capacity of health and human service organizations so that they may effectively serve their Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2020
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Demonstration Grants to Strengthen the Response to Victims of Human Trafficking in Native Communities Program Inactive
Supports demonstration projects that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and community capacity to deliver services to Native American victims of severe forms of human trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Colleges and Universities Head Start Partnership Program Grants Inactive
Grants for tribal colleges and universities to establish or enhance partnerships with Head Start programs to increase the number of qualified education staff working in American Indian Alaska Native Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Indian Health Outreach and Education (NIHOE) Program Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide outreach and education with a focus on improving Indian healthcare, promoting awareness, visibility, advocacy, training, technical assistance, and education.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence Inactive
Funding to support a single Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence that will focus on the intervention and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by offering culturally sensitive statewide information, training, and technical assistance designed to reduce tribal disparities within Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Travel Awards for AI/AN Undergraduate Students Inactive
Travel awards to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Conference. Awards will go to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas. Students who receive travel awards will be given priority to participate in the NIDDK Summer Research Training Program in 2021.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2020
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Tribal Broadband Grant Inactive
Grants for Tribes to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies for high-speed internet deployment or expansion in Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP) Inactive
Funding to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to quality healthcare services in rural, frontier, and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Inactive
Non-competitive grants for Tribal governments and Tribal organizations to carry out public health emergency response activities in response to COVID-19. Activities may include surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Agriculture Fund Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations and agencies that support Native American farmers and ranchers, with special emphasis on traditional foods and food sovereignty programs, hemp production analysis, youth programming, and agricultural sciences. Activities in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation are encouraged during the 2020 funding cycle.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsor: Native American Agriculture Fund
Rural Decentralized Water Systems Grant Program Inactive
Grants for qualified nonprofit organizations and tribes to create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water for households in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships Inactive
Scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Indigenous Canadian students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at Tribal colleges and universities and nonprofit, accredited schools in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education Pilot Project Grant Program Inactive
Grants to foster innovative research projects that focus on reducing the burden of alcohol use disorders in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and to support and provide mentorship to junior investigators during the development of their novel approaches to improving the lives of AI/AN people.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsors: Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE), Washington State University
Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes Inactive
Grants to federally-recognized Tribes and intertribal consortia for the development and implementation of hazardous waste programs and for building capacity to address hazardous waste management on Tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 28, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Dementia Capability in Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support dementia-capable home and community-based services in tribal communities that help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers remain independent and safe.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 11, 2020
Application Deadline: May 26, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developing Future Victim Specialists to Serve American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Crime Inactive
Grants to recruit, train, and develop victim service professionals that will provide direct victim services to American Indian/Alaska Native victims of crime in locations that are remote and where positions are hard to fill. Projects should focus on engaging interested individuals, including college and university students, who are from, or live and attend school in, these areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21) Inactive
Grants for research designed to improve Native American health, including conducting secondary analysis of existing data, merging various sources of data to answer critical research questions, conducting pilot and feasibility studies, and/or assessing and validating measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 14, 2020
Application Deadline: May 14, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants Inactive
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 6, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Rural Tribal COVID-19 Response Program Inactive
Grants to assist Tribes, Tribal organizations, urban Indian health organizations, and health services providers to Tribes to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 6, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Opioid Response Grants Inactive
Grants to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment. Funds may also be used to address stimulant misuse and use disorders, including cocaine and methamphetamine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants Inactive
Grants to support research involving federally recognized tribes and tribal-based organizations on issues of crime and justice, with research priorities including alcohol, opioids, and other substance abuse and violent crime.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice
Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant Inactive
Grants to federally recognized tribes for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Scholarship Inactive
Financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native scholars, health leaders, health professionals, and paraprofessionals serving tribal communities who are interested in attending the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Summer or Winter Institute courses at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: Center for American Indian Health
Native American Community Development Financial Institution Assistance Program (NACA) Inactive
Funding to increase access to credit, capital, and financial services in Native Communities through the creation and expansion of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) primarily serving Native Communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program Inactive
Grants for tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Funding may support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development, implementation, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 30, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Public Health Associate Program Inactive
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. In addition to associates looking for training, the CDC are seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for public health associates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant Inactive
Funding to provide nutrition education for participants of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, resulting in healthier food choices and a better understanding of healthy food preparation methods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19 Inactive
Grants to provide crisis intervention services, mental and substance use disorder treatment, and other related recovery supports for children and adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Children's Advocacy Center Expansion Initiative for Child Abuse Victims Inactive
Funding for the development of new satellite Children's Advocacy Centers (CACs) to expand the coverage of existing accredited CACs for interested federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2020
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Administration on Aging National Resource Centers on Older Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaii Programs Inactive
Funding for National Resource Centers on Native American Elders that will concentrate on the development and provision of technical information and expertise and best practices for Indian tribal organizations, Native American communities, educational institutions, and professionals and paraprofessionals in the field.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native Americans into Medicine (NAM) Inactive
A six-week summer enrichment program for students pursuing health careers. The program in 2020 will use data compiled from the Strong Heart Study, a large epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease in American Indians.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2020
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental Health and Wellness of Children, Youth, and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities Inactive
Funding to provide Tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health and wellness for children, youth, and families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Dental Externships Inactive
Externships for dental students interested in a career with the Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health or a Tribal site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants Inactive
Grants for projects that lead to self-directed, well-resourced, community supported food systems in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2020
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ) Inactive
Grant support and technical assistance for Tribes for planning, developing, and implementing changes in Tribal criminal justice systems necessary to exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ). Collaboration among Tribal entities is strongly encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Health Professions Extern Program Inactive
Externship opportunities for Indian Health Service Scholarship recipients and other interested health professions students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2020
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Juvenile Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding for federally recognized tribes to develop and implement healing to wellness court programs that focus on responding to alcohol and substance use issues of tribal juveniles and young adults under 21. Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts use a team approach that includes judges, attorneys, probation, law enforcement, treatment providers, educational and vocational services, and other partners to help individuals with substance use disorders achieve sustained recovery and avoid re-offending.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Justice Systems Planning and Direct Services: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and direct service program implementation to improve tribal justice and safety, including community wellness and the capacity to prevent crime.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Youth Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Grants to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency and strengthen a fair and beneficial juvenile justice system response for American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Grants to improve the criminal justice system response to violence against women, including supporting law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and multi-disciplinary teams.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program Inactive
Funding for tribes and tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services within Indian country and Alaska Native villages.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Association of American Indian Physicians Pre-Admission Workshop: Hosted by the Four Corners Alliance Inactive
A 2-day workshop for American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students that addresses the skills necessary for successful application and admission to health professional school.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, The Four Corners Alliance
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages Inactive
Grants for the development of Indian and Alaska Native communities, including housing, public service facilities, healthcare entities, and economic development projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances Inactive
Supports the operation, expansion, and integration of Systems of Care intended to increase the provision and availability of mental health services to children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative Inactive
Grants to establish, sustain, and/or expand programs offering sexual assault medical forensic exams and sexual assault victim services in tribal communities. Priority will be given to applicants proposing innovative ways of bringing experienced Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFEs) to remote tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Request for Proposals from Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia for Nonpoint Source Management Grants Under Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 319 Inactive
Funding for eligible tribes and intertribal consortia to develop and/or implement watershed-based plans and on-the-ground projects that address nonpoint source impairments and contribute to overall protection and improvement of water quality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity Inactive
Technical assistance designed to strengthen cross-jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared action plan toward public health systems improvement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Indian Health Board
National Indian Health Board Public Health Innovation Awards Inactive
Honorary awards to recognize excellence, achievement, and innovation for individuals, tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved American Indian and Alaska Native public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01) Inactive
Funding to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
#GenIndigenous Response Fund Inactive
Grants for organizations that are working to improve the lives of Native youth, ages 14-26 years, and cultivate Native leaders of the future.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2019
Sponsors: Native Americans in Philanthropy, The Minneapolis Fund
Climate Ready Tribes Initiative Mini-Award for Climate and Health Communication Inactive
Small grants and technical assistance for American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes that would like to determine how to conduct local work related to the health impacts of climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award Inactive
Awards for two promising American Indian students, one graduate and one undergraduate, in recognition of research dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Native Americans throughout the country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, with a preference for North Dakota.
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants Inactive
Grants for native community projects in the areas of violence against women, community empowerment, cultural vitality, and land and water stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2019
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Strengthening Native Girls' Protection and Safety: Reclaiming Matrilineal Traditions through Girl-Centered Programming Inactive
Grants and training to support capacity building for groups of local women to acquire planning skills and initiate girl-centered programming in Native communities. Grantees will establish a local safe space for girls in the community, recruit girls, and begin to meet regularly as a Girl Society before the end of the grant period.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2019
Sponsor: The Indigenous Adolescent Girls' Empowerment (IMAGEN) Network
Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native Children Inactive
Grants for outreach to increase the enrollment and retention of American Indian and Alaska Native children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 19, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Human Trafficking Leadership Academy: Preventing Trafficking among Native Youth Inactive
A leadership development program for survivor leaders and ally professionals from diverse backgrounds, traditions, cultures, and experiences. Fellows will use trauma-informed principles, survivor-informed practices, knowledge and understanding of culture/tradition in Native communities, and knowledge of health and wellness in Native communities to address the project question, "How can culture be a protective factor in preventing trafficking among Native youth?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Scholarship for the National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference Inactive
Scholarships for tribal programs and transit affiliates to attend the National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 8, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Tribal Transit Awards Inactive
Awards to honor innovation, efficiency, commitment, and performance in the tribal transit industry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Field-Generated Solutions for Tribal and Non-Tribal Communities to Improve Services for Victims of Crime Inactive
Grants for innovative, field-generated approaches to fill gaps in the availability of resources and services for crime victims in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and other victim populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Using Telehealth to Improve Care, Access, and Quality of Sexual Assault Forensic Exams Inactive
Grants to enhance the care for sexual assault victims, improve access and quality of forensic examinations, and expand access to the expertise of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners through telehealth technology for communities with limited access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Nutrition Paraprofessional Training Project Inactive
Funding for a single entity to develop and deliver a pilot nutrition paraprofessional training project for FDPIR staff working at local program sites. Training tools and resources should support the efforts of FDPIR local staff in conducting nutrition education activities for FDPIR participants who receive USDA foods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support the formation of a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Small Ambulatory Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives Inactive
Funding to construct, expand, and/or modernize, Tribal or Tribal Organization owned, small ambulatory healthcare facilities that serve American Indian and Alaska Natives and that are operated pursuant to a healthcare services contract or compact entered into under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Medicine Inactive
Funding to implement the Indians into Medicine Program that is designed to attract and recruit qualified Indians into health professions and to ensure the availability of health professionals to serve American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Nursing Inactive
Grants to operate the American Indians into Nursing Program that is designed to recruit, retain, graduate and increase the number of registered nurses, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners who deliver healthcare services to American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Psychology Inactive
Grants to operate the Indians into Psychology Program, which will recruit and provide scholarships to individuals who will become clinical psychologists and provide service to American Indian/Alaskan Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes Inactive
A cooperative agreement and funding to establish a National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes that will serve as the technical assistance focal point for coordinated and culturally competent capacity building technical assistance American Indian and Alaska Native Nations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability. This is a supplemental funding opportunity for current grantees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from commercial tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke and reduce the prevalence of obesity and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation Inactive
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for federally recognized Indian Tribes in the areas of criminal justice, substance abuse, violent crime, and intergovernmental collaboration.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Grants to Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program Inactive
Grants for the development and operation of nonprofit, nongovernmental tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 9, 2019
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Building Partnerships to Address Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Tribal Children Inactive
Supports state, county, and Tribal representatives from rural and non-urban communities to convene and discuss how collaborative efforts can be initiated or strengthened to identify and address elevated blood lead levels in Tribal children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants to promote the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development to ensure children are thriving in safe, supportive environments, and entering school ready to learn and able to succeed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Victim Services Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding to improve services for victims of crime in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
National Indian Health Board Awards Inactive
Awards to recognize excellence, achievement, and innovation in the areas of Native public health and Native behavioral health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Pre-­Dental Admission Workshop for American Indians and Alaska Natives Inactive
A workshop held at Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in Mesa, Arizona and designed to assist American Indians and Alaska Natives in getting ready to apply to dental school.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2019
Sponsors: A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, National Center for American Indian Health Professions
Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis Grants Inactive
Grants for tribal extension pilot projects that address National Institute of Food and Agriculture critical areas of reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity, improved food safety, increased food security, development of sustainable energy, and adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Inactive
Grants to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in existing adult problem solving courts, and adult Tribal Healing to Wellness courts, which use the treatment drug court model in order to provide SUD treatment for defendants/offenders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program Inactive
Grants to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally competent services and supports to address serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness among youth and young adults, 16-25 years of age.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Responding to Opioid Use Disorders in Tribal Communities in the Context of SAMHSA and CDC Funding (R61/R33 - Clinical Trials Optional) Inactive
Funding to support culturally relevant research to improve response to the opioid crisis in tribal communities by using community engaged research approaches to build science around SAMHSA and/or CDC supported programs. The goal is to identify the most effective prevention and/or treatment approaches for opioid use, misuse, and Opioid Use Disorder and related comorbidities in tribal communities, where unique culture, structures for and access to healthcare, and beliefs about treatment all impact health and social outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal College Research Area of Expertise Inactive
Grants for 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) Inactive
Funding to operate a national center that will address the need for more culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Inactive
Provides funds for organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder in states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita.
Geographic coverage: Available in 35 states, the District of Columbia, and for tribes and tribal organizations across the country.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Inactive
Funding to federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide domestic and sexual violence prevention, advocacy, and coordinated community response, as well as forensic healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2018
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Implementation and Expansion Grants Inactive
Grants to sustain and/or expand evidence-based home visiting services in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance, and Youth Leadership Inactive
Two cooperative agreements to tribal youth training and technical assistance providers under two categories: 1) To provide culturally based, trauma-informed training, support, and related technical assistance to build capacity to develop, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice system; and 2) To enhance tribal efforts to increase youth engagement, improve leadership skills, and support action related to juvenile justice issues, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2018
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program: Capacity Inactive
Grants to establish and strengthen capacity to equip, train, and deploy extension educators and specialists to carry out tribal extension needs assessments and outreach activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office for Victims of Crime American Indian/Alaska Native Training and Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Funding for technical assistance providers to offer resources and coordination to increase the ability of tribal communities to provide comprehensive, culturally appropriate, and victim-centered services designed to foster dignity and spiritual, mental, and physical health in crime victims, their families, and the community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Colleges Education Equity Grants Program Inactive
Grants to 1994 Tribal Colleges to help build education capacity in the food, agricultural, natural resource, and human sciences for American Indian students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Native American Youth Initiative (NNAYI) Inactive
A summer program designed to prepare American Indian and Alaska Native high school students to pursue careers in healthcare or biomedical research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Sponsor: Association of American Indian Physicians
Enhancement and Expansion of Treatment and Recovery Services for Adolescents, Transitional Aged Youth, and their Families Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand comprehensive treatment, early intervention, and recovery support services for adolescents, transitional aged youth, and their families/primary caregivers with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Pilot Project Inactive
A grant for a youth regional treatment center aftercare pilot project designed to address the gap in services that occurs when youth are discharged upon successful completion of a regional treatment center program and return to their home community where necessary support systems may not exist.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Zero Suicide Initiative Inactive
Grants to implement the Zero Suicide approach in Indian Country with the goal of improving the system of care for those at risk for suicide by implementing a comprehensive, culturally informed, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in Indian health systems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2017
Sponsor: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) Inactive
Grants to to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or integrate primary care, nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2017
Sponsor: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health
Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for collaborative regional partnerships that provide activities and services designed to increase the well-being, improve permanency outcomes, and enhance the safety of children and families experiencing substance use disorders in American Indian/Alaska native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Based Model of Public Health Nursing Case Management Services Inactive
Funding to establish a community-based model of public health nursing case management service in order to improve specific behavioral health outcomes of an identified high risk group of patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative Inactive
Grants to support the development and implementation of evidence-based models and/or promising practices to help address historical and generational trauma existing in AI/AN communities with the goal of increasing resiliency and protective factors within AI/AN youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Technical Assistance Outreach Initiative to Strengthen Indian Tribes' Capacity to Address Violence Against Women Inactive
Grant for a national project to provide culturally specific technical assistance to build the capacity of tribal governments, tribal justice system professionals, and victim services providers to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
National Quality Improvement Center for Preventive Services and Interventions in Indian Country Inactive
A 5-year cooperative agreement to establish a national Quality Improvement Center on the prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Native Health Research Training Initiative Inactive
Grant to a single organization to help build capacity and disseminate new and best practices for American Indian and Alaska Native health research, and promote tribally-driven research activity through a variety of educational and training opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2016
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
National HIV Program: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Engagement in Care Inactive
Awards grants for HIV/AIDS prevention and care activities that serve American Indian/Alaska Native people.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2016
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Migrant Programs for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs Inactive
Provides financial support to selected tribes, tribal organizations, and migrant programs for child abuse prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Medical Professionals Recruitment and Continuing Education Program Inactive
Funding to increase recruitment of American Indian/Alaskan Natives into medical professions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Underground Storage Tank Compliance Assistance and Training Support in Indian Country Inactive
Funding to promote the prevention of releases from federally-regulated underground storage tanks (USTs) in Indian country and the compliance of UST facilities in Indian country with federal regulation
Geographic coverage: National
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2016
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Regionalization of Care Grants Inactive
Provides funding to develop systems of care that increase access to emergency medical services for children in rural, territorial, insular, and/or tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages - Mold Remediation and Prevention Inactive
Offers funding for mold remediation and prevention on housing units owned by tribes and tribally designated housing entities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2015
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Cooperative Agreements Inactive
Offers funding for statewide and tribal youth suicide prevention and early invention strategies. Programs should work to address behavioral health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities by increasing access, service use, and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2015
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Last Updated: 10/28/2020