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Native Language Preservation and Maintenance

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Administration
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Feb 9, 2005
Applications Due:

Apr 1, 2005
Received By

total funding: $1,000,000
max award: $100,000
min award: $25,000
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 20
type of funding: Grant

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families, announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2005 funds for new community-based activities under ANA's Native Language program. Financial assistance is provided utilizing a competitive process in accordance with the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended. ANA provides financial assistance to eligible applicants for the purpose of assisting Native Americans in assuring the survival and continuing vitality of their languages. Grants are provided under the following two categories: Category I Assessment Grants are used to conduct the assessment needed to identify the current status of the Native American language(s) to be addressed and to establish community long-range language goals; and, Category II Design and/or Implementation Grants are to design and/or implement a preservation language project that will contribute to the achievement of the community's long-range language goal(s). The Program Areas of Interest are projects that ANA considers supportive to Native American communities. Although eligibility for funding is not restricted to projects of the type listed in this program announcement, these Areas of Interest are ones which ANA sees as particularly beneficial to the development of healthy Native American communities.

Who can apply:

Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Native American Organization
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Promote the Survival and Continuing Vitality of Native American Languages

More Information:


If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Sheila Cooper

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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