Grants

Social and Economic Development Strategies -SEDS

Deadline: 04/15/2019

This FOA has been modified. The Application due date has been updated for Fiscal Year 2019. In addition, clarifications have been made in the following sections: III.3 Eligibility Information,Other; IV.2 Content and Form of Application Submission, The Project Description; IV.4, Application and Submission Information, Submission Dates and Times; and V.1, Application Review Information, Criteria.

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds for the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program.

This 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.  Native American communities include American Indian tribes (federally-recognized and non-federally recognized), Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and Native American Pacific Islanders.

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Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance-Esther Martinez Immersion

Deadline: 04/15/2019

This FOA has been modified. The application due date has been updated for Fiscal Year 2019. In addition, clarifications have been made in the following sections: Section III.3. Other, ANA Disqualification FactorsSection IV.2. Content and Form of Application Submission, The Project DescriptionSection IV.4. Submission Dates and Times; and Section V.1. Criteria.

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2019 funds for the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) program.

EMI provides funding for community-based projects that ensure continuing vitality of Native languages through immersion-based instruction. Programs funded under the EMI funding opportunity announcement must meet the requirements for either a Native American Language Nest, or a Native American Survival School. As defined by Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act (42 U.S.C. 2991b-3(b)(7). Pub. L. 109-394), Language Nests are “site-based educational programs that provide child care and instruction in a Native American language for at least 10 children under the age of seven for an average of at least 500 hours per child,” and Native American Survival Schools are “site based educational programs for school-aged students that provide at least 500 hours per year per student of Native American language instruction to at least 15 students”.

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Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance

Deadline: 04/15/2019

This FOA has been modified. The application due date has been updated for Fiscal Year 2019. In addition, clarifications have been made in the following sections: Section III.3. Other, ANA Disqualification FactorsSection IV.2. Content and Form of Application Submission, The Project DescriptionSection IV.4. Submission Dates and Times; and Section V.1. Criteria.

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds for the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance program.

The Native Language Preservation and Maintenance program provides funding for projects to support assessments of the status of the native languages in an established community, as well as the planning, designing, restoration, and implementing of native language curriculum and education projects to support a community’s language preservation goals. Native American communities include American Indian tribes (federally-recognized and non-federally recognized), Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and Native American Pacific Islanders.

 

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