This list of Funding opportunities include: Agency/Source, Submission Deadline and Additional Information

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Drug-Free Communities Support Program – Applications Due 4/11/2022
Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities.

Rural Business Development Grant Program: Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems – Applications Due  4/14/2022
Funding to provide technical assistance and training for rural and tribal transportation system agencies nationwide for the purpose of improving passenger transportation services and/or facilities.

Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Development and Implementation Grants – Applications Due 4/15/2022
Grants to develop and implement evidence-based home visiting services in tribal communities

Youth Suicide Prevention – Applications Due 4/18/2022
Funding to support states and tribes with implementing youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies in schools, institutions of higher education, juvenile justice systems, substance use and mental health programs, foster care systems, and other child and youth-serving organizations.

Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS) – Applications Due 4/19/2022

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

Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Development and Implementation Grants – Applications Due 4/20/22
Grants to develop and implement evidence-based home visiting services in tribal communities.

Demonstration Grants for the Indian Children and Youth Program – Applications Due 4/22/2022
The purpose of the Demonstration program is to provide financial assistance to projects that develop, test, and demonstrate the effectiveness of services and programs to improve the educational opportunities and achievement of Indian students in preschool, elementary, and secondary schools.

Tribal Management Grant Program – Applications Due 4/25/2022
The purpose of this program is to enhance and develop health management infrastructure and assist Tribes in assuming all or part of existing IHS contracts.

Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center – Applications Due 4/27/2022
Funding to support 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.

Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) Grant – Applications Due 4/27/2022
This program seeks to develop the Tribal management, organizational and technical capacity needed to maximize the economic impact of energy resource development on American Indian and Native Alaskan land. TEDC grants equip Federally recognized American Indian Tribes and Alaska Federally recognized Tribal entities to regulate and manage their energy resources through development of organizational and business structures and legal and regulatory infrastructure

Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant – Applications Due 5/1/2022
Grants to federally recognized tribes for implementing traffic safety programs and projects designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage. The 2022 funding round is focused on Child Passenger Safety Seat Grants.

AmeriCorps State and National Tribal Grants – Applications Due 5/4/2022
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Indian and Native American Program – Employment and Training Grants – Applications Due 5/6/2022
Grants to support employment and training activities for Native Americans in the areas of healthcare, manufacturing, IT, energy, and other industries.

Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program- Applications Due 5/11/2022
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.

Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes – Applications Due 5/12/2022
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.

Small Ambulatory Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives-Applications Due 5/15/2022
Funding to construct, expand, and/or modernize tribal owned small ambulatory healthcare facilities. Facilities must serve American Indian and Alaska Natives and be operated pursuant to a healthcare services contract or compact entered in to under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Native American Agriculture Fund Grants-Applications Due 5/18/2022
Grants to support native American farmers and ranchers, with special emphasis on traditional foods, food sovereignty programs, lending, youth programming, climate resilience, and COVID-19 response.

Violence Against Women Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program-Applications Due 5/19/2022
Grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.

Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program – Applications Due 5/20/2022
Grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts. Courts should integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judicially-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevent overdoses. Rural communities are a program priority.

American Rescue Plan Tribal Environmental Justice Small Grants – 5/20/2022
Grants for federally recognized tribal governments to engage tribal members and others living on tribal lands to address local environmental and public health issues. Projects should establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program – Applications Due 5/25/2022
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.

The Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund -Applications Due 6/1/2022
Each Tribal government is allocated an equal amount of approximately $167,504 for use in broadband or community facilities projects

Tribal Long-Term Services and Supports Resource Center-Applications Due 6/6/2022
Funding to support 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.

Indian Business Incubators Program (IBIP) Grants – 6/17/2022
Grants to establish and operate business incubators that serve tribal reservation communities. Projects should provide individually tailored business incubation and other business services to native businesses/entrepreneurs to overcome the unique obstacles they confront and provide tools to start and grow businesses that offer products and services to reservation communities (including health and human service related businesses).

Demonstration Grants to Strengthen the Response to Victims of Human Trafficking in Native Communities Program-Applications Due 6/25/2022
Funding for demonstration projects that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and community capacity to deliver services to victims of severe forms of human trafficking in Native American communities.

Native American Business Development Institute Grant-Applications Due 6/27/2022
Technical assistance grants for federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations to explore economic development opportunities through feasibility studies and business plans. The program goal is recovery from and adaptation to the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tribal Opioid Response Grants-Applications Due 6/27/2022
Grants to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment and supporting a full range of culturally appropriate prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery support services. Funds may also be used to address stimulant misuse and use disorders, including cocaine and methamphetamine.

Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Models of Care-Applications Due 7/18/2022
Funding to support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in tribal and urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

Rural Business Development Grants

Federally Recognized Indian Tribes are eligible. This program is a competitive grant designed to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas which will employ 50 or fewer new employees and has less than $1 million in gross revenue. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant activities.  More info. at:

Rural Broadband Loans & Loan Guarantees (USDA)

Broadband Program furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas. For more info. on other programs administered by Rural Utility Service (RUS) Telecommunications visit:

Drinking Water and Waste Disposal for Rural & Native Alaskan Villages

Drinking Water and Waste Disposal for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages
USDA Rural Development offers this program to help extend access to clean, reliable water and waste disposal systems for households and businesses in remote and extremely isolated parts of the U. S.

Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities for Tribal Communities

Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities for Tribal Communities
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the opening of the grant solicitation period for comprehensive funding to federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments and tribal consortia to support public safety, victim services and crime prevention. 

Direct Home Loans for Native Americans – Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)

Program makes home loans available to eligible Native American Veterans who wish to purchase, construct, or improve a home on Federal Trust land or to reduce the interest rate.  Veterans who are not Native American, but who are married to a Native American non-Veteran, may be eligible for a direct loan under this program.  For more info., visit the NADL program website. General Program Requirements:  1. Applicant must be an eligible Veteran.  2. Tribal organization or other appropriate Native American group must participate in the VA direct loan program. The tribal organization must have signed a MOU with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, that spells out the conditions under which the program will operate on its trust lands.   3. Apply for a Certificate of Eligibility.   4. The loan must be to purchase, construct, or improve a home on Native American trust land.  5. The Veteran must occupy the property as his or her primary residence.  6. The Veteran must be a satisfactory credit risk.

Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants (USDA-RD)
Program helps eligible rural communities recover from or prepare for emergencies that result in a decline in capacity to provide safe, reliable drinking water for households & businesses. Federally recognized Tribal lands and Colonias are eligible; Privately owned wells are not eligible. • Up to $150K for repairs to breaks/leaks in existing water distribution lines, & related maintenance. • Up to $500K for construction of a new water source, intake &/or treatment facility or waterline extensions.

Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantees (USDA RD/RUS)
Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans and Loan Guarantees
Program provides financing for the construction, maintenance, improvement and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.