Agency: Education Dept-DoEd. (Institute of Education Sciences); Program: Alaska Native Education Program (CFDA Number: 84.356A); Eligibility: Alaska Native organizations, nonprofits, schools, school districts and faith or community based organizations; Funding (estimated): $16.8 million for 33 awards was distributed last year (no match required); Deadline: TBA (the NOFA is to be released in May).
Summary: These 36-month grants support innovative projects that enhance the educational services provided to Alaska Native children and adults. Last year, Congress expressly authorized use of program funds for construction of facilities. Faith- and community-based groups can apply if they have experience in developing or operating programs to benefit Alaska Natives.