#FundingFriday: Federal Grant Opportunities Open to Native American Tribal Governments

This week, we highlight recently posted federal grant opportunities for which Native American tribal governments are eligible. These grant programs include the Department of Justice Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative and the Department of Health and Human Services Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program.

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FY 18 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Closing Date: June 28, 2018

This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations; and mentoring for specific populations. The specific category titles are: National Mentoring, Multi-State Mentoring, and Supportive Mentoring Services for Youth on Probation.

Learn more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305143

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families
Closing Date: July 5, 2018

The purpose of the SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The services are targeted to participants that reside in areas with high rates of teen births and/or are at greatest risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The goals of SRAE are to empower participants to make healthy decisions, and provide tools and resources to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and youth engagement in other risky behaviors.

Learn more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298222

Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Grant

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Closing Date: July 13, 2018

ONDCP’s Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Grant support training and technical assistance (TTA) that helps states, state courts, local courts, units of local government with drug courts or considering drug courts develop, maintain, and enhance alternatives to incarceration for individuals with addiction. The President’s priority is to enhance public safety by providing those who have engaged in criminal activity with greater opportunities to lead productive lives by addressing a range of issues, including mental health, vocational training, job creation, after-school programming, substance abuse, and mentoring through evidence-based rehabilitation programs.

Learn more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304999

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
Closing Date: November 8, 2019

The purpose of the Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01) is to provide support and protected time (three, four, or five years) for an intensive, supervised career development experience in research in biomedical, behavioral, and social science research that will inform the development and evaluation of regulations on tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing and that will lead to research independence.

Learn more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305127