Native Youth

OJJDP FY 17 Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice: Community Supervision Reform

As many as 100,000 youth younger than 18 years old are released from juvenile correctional facilities every year. These young people often return to their communities with complex needs, such as physical and behavioral health issues and barriers to education and employment.

FY17 FDPNE Projects

Since 2008, FNS awards funding for nutrition education projects through Food Distribution Program Nutrition Education (FDPNE) grants each fiscal year. Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and State agencies (SAs) that are current FDPIR allowance holders (have a direct agreement with FNS to administer FDPIR) are eligible to apply for funds to conduct projects that provide nutrition information and services to FDPIR participants. The FY 2017 SNAP Education Plan Guidance is the basis for FDPNE nutrition, gardening, and physical activities.

Public Health Nursing

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) grant announcement is to improve specific behavioral health outcomes of an identified high risk group of patients through a case management model that utilizes the Public Health Nursing (PHN) as a case manager. The emphasis is on reducing the prevalence and incidence of behavioral health diseases and conditions and to support the efforts of American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities toward achieving excellence in holistic behavioral health treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention services for individuals and their families.

Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project

This work will continue to support the Indian Health Service (IHS) mission to improve the health of American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through health promotion and health education programs. The purpose of this IHS cooperative agreement is to focus on addressing healthy lifestyle development, emphasizing nutrition and physical activity for AI/AN children and youth 7 through 11 years of age. The long term goal is to prevent or delay the onset of obesity and related diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program

Enhancement grants are competitive grants available to support activities that advance the operations of eligible Native American libraries to new levels of service.

Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants Program

Native Hawaiian Library Services grant projects enhance existing library services or implement new library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals (20 U.S.C. §9141):1. Expanding services for learning and access to information and educational resources in a variety of formats, in all types of libraries, for individuals of all ages in order to support such individuals’ needs for education, lifelong learning, workforce development, and digital literacy skills;2.

Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

The purpose of the ICDBG program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4.

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): (OIE): Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies: Part I of the Formula Grant Electronic Application System for Indian Education (EASIE) Applications CFDA Number 84.060A

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at:

Native American Library Services Basic Grants Program

The Native American Library Services Basic Grant Program is noncompetitive and distributed in equal amounts among eligible applicants. Basic Grants are available to support existing library operations and to maintain core library services. The Education/Assessment Option is supplemental to the Basic Grants. It is also noncompetitive and must be requested.

Resource: NCFY

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