Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF); Program: Social and Economic Development Strategies -SEDS (CFDA Number: 93.612) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ANA-NA-1236); Eligibility: Tribes, nonprofits and faith-based and community organizations; Funding: $4 million for 18 awards; Deadline (tentative): March (NOFA to be released in January).
Summary: Grants are focused on community-driven projects designed to strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures. Specifically, they must decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities. Community action agencies do very well with this funding. Faith-based groups also are among recent awardees.