Webinar Archive

ANA Funding Opportunities and Useful Application Development Tools

Held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9:00am

Hosted by ANA Eastern Region TTA Center

It is ANA application season! Join us to learn about the changes to the 2017 FOAs and two new application development tools. The ANA Application Toolkit provides tools for creating required sections of the application narrative and budget. Grants.gov Workspace provides a tool for assembling your application package collaboratively online within your organization with error checking during development. Get the up-to-date information about applying for ANA funding in 2017!

This webinar is aligned with the forecasted publication date of the 2017 Funding Opportunity Announcements for this year’s ANA grant application season and will serve as an addendum to this year’s round of ANA Pre-Application Training. Do not miss this webinar! Register today!

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“Small Business Resources for Native Communities”

Held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9:00am HI time

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

National Small Business Week is April 30 – May 6. The Administration for Native Americans, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, presents valuable resources available to Native small business owners.

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"Native Languages in Early Childhood Settings — feat. ACF Office of Head Start"

Held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

Between the ages of 1 and 5 years old, children have amazing propensity for learning complex grammar and vocabularies. This miraculous cognitive capacity makes early childhood the perfect age group to target for projects aiming to revitalize Native Languages. In this national webinar, we’ll highlight a project doing just that, Red Cliff Early Childhood Center, using language immersion education techniques and financial support from the Office of Head Start and the Administration for Native Americans. We’ll also introduce Head Start resources that you can use to enhance your early childhood Native Language projects.

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"Indigenous Production and Marketing of Native Goods"

Held on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

The sustained production of Native goods has always empowered our people with knowledge passed down through the generations. What if we could harness that knowledge to empower our people economically as well? In this national ANA webinar, we’ll look at how Native communities can responsibly find and cultivate markets for their Native goods by featuring two successful ANA SEEDS grantees.

Featured Presenters:

  • Marie Harnois, Manager at Passamaquoddy Maple – www.passamaquoddymaple.com
  • Clifford Guzman, Executive Director at Guam Unique Merchandise and Art (GUMA) – www.gumaguam.com

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"Empowering Youth in Community Projects"

Held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Alaska TTA Center

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"Teaching Native Languages in Non-Academic Settings"

Held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

For Native Languages to thrive in our communities, they need to live beyond the walls of our classrooms. Teaching Native Language in non-academic settings, however, isn’t always easy. Pacific Region Director Keone Nunes will lead this webinar focusing on real-world strategies for integrating language into the community.

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"Plugging Your Project into Social Media"

Held on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

In this national Administration for Native Americans webinar, learn strategies for using social media to take your project into the technology age. While new social media platforms may rise and fall in popularity about as quickly as it takes for us to learn to use all their bells and whistles, there are some underlying strategies we can use to get results on whatever platform is hot with your communities.

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"Food Sovereignty"

Held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

The word “sovereignty” resonates especially deeply with our Native communities. While we often focus on political and economic sovereignty as routes to our self determination, FOOD can also be a vehicle for achieving a self-determining system of our own physical, mental and cultural sustenance. In this national webinar, project members from two Native Hawaiian organizations share their stories of working towards food sovereignty in their island communities.

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"Ecotourism"

Held on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education.” Demand for ecotourism is on the rise! Learn how you can share you culture and environment in responsible, low-impact ways while developing your local economy through ecotourism-based ANA projects. In this webinar, we featured two ANA ecotourism grantees: the Native American Samoa Advisory Council (a new grantee) and Chickaloon Alaskan Village (recent former grantee).

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“Learning From and Building on Project Outcomes”

Held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

One of the most important foundations of any project is the establishment of milestones that indicate the progress of the project to the intended goal. Short and long term outcomes are part of these milestones and are key to the successful completion of the project and the possible continuation past the federal grant period. We will look at establishment of these outcomes and how it impacts the projects success during the project period and beyond, what goes into the creation of these outcomes and the difference between short and long term outcomes.

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“Breaking Down the Super Circular”

Held on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

If you have or plan to receive a Federal grant, you need to be aware of the rules that limit what you can do with Federal monies. In the past, Federal cost principles related to organizations receiving Federal funds could be found in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars. Recently, though, these various Circulars have been consolidated into the Super Circulars (45 CFR Part 75)! Don’t know what we’re talking about? In this webinar, presented Jan. 8, 2015, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the recently-updated rules surrounding Federal funding.

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"Gov. Statuses of Native Pacific Islanders"

Held on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 3pm EST

Hosted by ANA Pacific Region TTA Center

Unlike their mainland cousins, there are currently no tribes in the Pacific Region. The governmental histories of the various peoples of the Pacific — in Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMIA), American Samoa, and Hawaiʻi — are unique, and understanding their relationships with the U.S. Federal government is key to supporting their Native peoples’ community-building efforts. In this nation-wide webinar, Pacific Region Director Keone Nunes tells the stories of the Pacific Region’s local governments.

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