Tribal Grants

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Tribal Grants
Vida Castaneda
415-865-7874

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This list of grant opportunities is maintained for applicants from Tribes and Tribal courts. It is intended to provide a one-stop-shopping place for Tribes and Tribal courts to find funding opportunities to build Tribal court capacity in relation to children and families. The grants listed here do not represent all grant opportunities. If you have a successful grant application you would like posted on this website or have additional funding sources that you would like listed or new categories added, please contact Vida Castaneda.


Family Violence

OVC FY 14 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
Due by: May 15, 2014
OVC will make awards ranging from $200,000 to $500,000 to organizations with a demonstrated history of providing either comprehensive or specialized services for victims of human trafficking within the United States. Funding also will support efforts to increase interagency collaboration and the coordinated community response to victims of human trafficking. OVC intends to dedicate a portion of the funding for specialized services for American Indian and/or Alaskan Native victims of human trafficking.

OJJDP FY 2014 Mentoring for Child Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Sex Trafficking Initiative
Due by: May 15, 2014
There are two categories of funding available under this solicitation. Category 1: Mentoring Project Sites. This program supports efforts of eligible applicant organizations to develop or enhance their mentoring capacity, facilitate outreach efforts, and increase the availability of direct services for child victims (younger than age 18) of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and domestic sex trafficking (DST), including children who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance. In addition to supporting program implementation and direct service activities, the initiative will fund a training and technical assistance provider to support the Category 1 project sites. This program is authorized by Paragraphs 2, and 6 under the Juvenile Justice heading, of the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2014, P.L. 113-76, 128 Stat. 5, 64-65.

OVC FY 14 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
Due by: May 15, 2014
OVC will make awards ranging from $200,000 to $500,000 to organizations with a demonstrated history of providing either comprehensive or specialized services for victims of human trafficking within the United States. Funding also will support efforts to increase interagency collaboration and the coordinated community response to victims of human trafficking. OVC intends to dedicate a portion of the funding for specialized services for American Indian and/or Alaskan Native victims of human trafficking.

Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population
Due by: July 15, 2014
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit proposals for 60 month projects that will address trafficking within the child welfare population by implementing existing recommendations to prevent, identify, and serve victims of trafficking. This funding is designed to continue the development of child welfare systems’ response to trafficking through infrastructure building, and to create an evidence base of effective interventions and practices that promote better outcomes for children involved in the child welfare system. Funded projects will be required to use a multi-system approach and coordinate with local law enforcement, juvenile justice, courts systems, runaway and homeless youth programs, Children’s Justice Act grantees, child advocacy centers, and other necessary service providers.

 

 

Health

Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations
Due by: May 15, 2014
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.

HHFKA Demonstration Projects to End Childhood Hunger FY2015
Food and Nutrition Service — Department of Agriculture
Due by: July 7, 2014
The RFA is for a new, one-time initiative. Approximately $30 million will be awarded for up to five demonstration projects in the form of cooperative agreements between USDA-FNS and grantees. The remaining funds will be used for independent evaluations of each project. Depending on the nature of the proposals submitted, up to five (5) applicants may be awarded grants, with no single project exceeding $10,000,000. Applicants that commit matching resources, including in-kind resources, to the project will receive competitive priority. The cooperative agreements will provide for an implementation phase of up to 12 months and the demonstration projects will operate for at least 12 months, but no more than 24 months. Limitation on Number of Applications Each Applicant Can Submit FNS will consider only one application from each State, U.S. Territory, District of Columbia or Indian Tribal Organization (ITO). FNS will consider applications from both a State and an ITO with different proposed project sites in the same State.

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

There are currently no grants posted for this subject.  Please check back for future listings or click on the related links to the left for more information.  

Social Services

AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants FY 2014 Corporation for National and Community Service
Due by: April 30, 2014
With the FY 2014 AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Notice of Funding Opportunity, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in economic opportunity, education, veterans and military families, and disaster services in Native American communities. Through this grant competition, CNCS will continue to focus on national service programs that: • Improve academic outcomes for children, youth, and young adults - reflecting the extensive experience and past success of national service programs in education; • Serve veterans and military families or engage veterans and military families in service; • Increase community resiliency through disaster preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation; and • Increase economic opportunities for communities and AmeriCorps members. Contact: AmeriCorpsGrants@cns.gov or call (202) 606-7508.

 

Child Welfare — National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribal Child Welfare
Due by: May 10, 2014
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to establish by cooperative agreement a National Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes (CBCT).  CBCT will work collaboratively with other Children’s Bureau (CB) supported initiatives to improve child welfare systems and to support Tribes and States in achieving sustainable, systemic change that results in greater safety, permanency, and well-being for children, youth, and families.  CBCT will serve as the focal point for coordinated and culturally competent training and technical assistance to title IV-B and title IV-E programs in American Indian and Alaska Native Nations.  CBCT is intended to:
• Successfully engage Tribes and States, to be the primary provider of universal, targeted and intensive Tribal training and technical assistance;
• Facilitate peer-to-peer consultation between Tribes and States regarding child welfare issues;
• Enhance Tribal access to and utilization of CBCT support; and
• Increase cultural competence and sensitivity to Tribal voices in Tribal and State child welfare systems.

Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CS-0800
Due by: June 4, 2014

Tribal Courts

Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
Department of Homeland Security - FEMA — Department of Homeland Security

Due by: May 23, 2014
The FY 2014 THSGP supports the building, sustainment and delivery of core capabilities to enable Tribes to strengthen their capacity to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from potential terrorist attacks and other hazards.The anticipated effects of the proposed use of the THSGP grant funds are to increase the ability of Tribes to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism, to meet its capability targets, and to otherwise reduce the overall risk to Tribes, high-risk urban areas, States, and the Nation. www.grants.gov

Building and Enhancing Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships
Due by: May 28, 2014
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking proposals for multiple criminal justice research projects involving researcher-practitioner partnerships as well as capturing detailed descriptions of these collaborations. While other NIJ solicitations often encourage researcher-practitioner partnerships, this solicitation directly focuses on supporting criminal justice research and evaluation activities that include a researcher-practitioner partnership component. Within the context of the proposed research or evaluation project, the partnerships can be new or ongoing. NIJ intends to support criminal justice research in two areas related to new and ongoing researcher-practitioner collaborations. Proposals must fall under one of the following program areas: 1. Junior Faculty Grant Program to Promote Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships. 2. Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Fellowship Placement Program. Tribal and non-tribal entities may apply.

Tribal Historic Preservation Offices (THPO) Historic Preservation Fund Grants in Aid
Due by: September 30, 2014
To provide formula grants to THPO for the identification, evaluation, and cultural and historical preservation by such means as survey, education, archeology, planning, and technical assistance. To assist THPOs in carrying out responsibilities as stated under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended through 2006.

Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program
Due by: Not specified
The ICDBG Program provides eligible grantees with direct grants for use in developing viable Indian and Alaska Native Communities, including decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunities, primarily for low and moderate income persons. The ICDBG program can provide funding for recipients in the following categories: Housing: Housing rehabilitation, land acquisition to support new housing construction, and under limited circumstances, new housing construction. Community Facilities: Infrastructure construction, e.g., roads, water and sewer facilities; and, single or multipurpose community buildings. Economic Development: Wide variety of commercial, industrial, agricultural projects which may be recipient owned and operated or which may be owned and/or operated by a third party.

 

Tribal CASA

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