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Active Grants in Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies

Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)

For a full list of grantees for this grant category, please visit: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ana/resource/sustainable-employment-and-economic-strategies

Pacific Region

American Samoa

Grantee: Native American Samoan Advisory Council
Project Description: The purpose of this project is to equip 30 Native American Samoans with knowledge & skills (in traditional culture & business) that prepares them for successful ecotourism business ownership; involves them in the Territory’s economic
development and the preservation of Samoan culture & environment; and launches a community-driven ecotourism industry. This will result in creating five new native-owned ecotourism businesses and expanding one existing native-owned ecotourism business.

  • Location: Pago Pago, AS
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
  • Project Period: 9/30/2014 – 9/29/2019
  • FY 2018 Award: $285,979

Grantee: Pacific Youth and Community Development
Project Description: Provides training and first hand job experience to non-family caregivers in residential care and private home settings. Providing employment for 30 community and home-based service providers through public and private health service agencies and also helping project participants create microbusinesses.

  • Location: Pago Pago, AS
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
  • Project Period: 9/30/2015 – 9/29/2020
  • FY 2018 Award: $500,000

Hawaii

Grantee: Kanu o ka Aina Learning Ohana
Project Description: This project’s goal is to improve the socioeconomic status of Native Hawaiians through increased teaching and school administrator employment opportunities. This is a pertinent project goal, as a shortage of qualified culturally competent teachers and school administrator’s native to Hawaii is a detriment to the local economy and puts Hawaiian children in jeopardy of academic failure.

  • Location: Kamuela, HI
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
  • Project Period: 9/30/2014 – 9/29/2019
  • FY 2018 Award: $363,383