Funding Opportunities


  • Application Deadline:  March 10, 2022 8:59 PM EST 
  • JustGrants Application Deadline:  March 15, 2022 8:59 PM EST

FY 2022 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)

The U.S. Department of Justice announced the opening of the FY 2022 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation period. Also known as CTAS, the funding under this initiative is available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the areas of crime prevention, victim services and coordinated community responses to violence against native women.

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Application Deadline Extension:  January 14, 2022

RurAL CAP - Youth Development and Culture Grant Program

Request For Proposals (RFPs) are released twice yearly and successful applicants are provided with technical and programmatic support throughout the term of each grant. Award funds of $8,000 are used to design, develop and implement community based, culturally centered projects that empower youth ages 12-17 to make positive life choices.

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Application Deadline:  December 31, 2021

Native Americans in Philanthropy

Native Americans in Philanthropy’s (NAP) newest program, Native Youth Grantmakers is designed for Indigenous youth aged 18-24 who are connected to their community (urban, rural, or reservation) and want to grow their leadership skills, advocate for Native youth and youth programs, and learn more about the philanthropic sector. NAP is hosting a webinar for interested applicants and representatives from potential sponsoring Tribes, TCUs, and Native-led organizations on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 4:00pm ET. Click below to register for Webinar. Learn more at:

Webinar Registration

Application Deadline:  October 22, 2021

GROW (Growing Rural Opportunities for Wellness) Program

$10-$20K available for rural Alaska community gardening projects.  Start a new project or make improvements to existing gardens! The purpose of the Growing Rural Opportunities for Wellness (GROW) Program is to support the food sovereignty of rural Alaska communities by expanding the capacity and reach of community gardens. Alaska Native customs continue to sustain life in rural communities through subsistence hunting, fishing, and gathering of food.

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  • Awarded funds active:  January 1, 2021
  • Must be closed out by December 31, 2022

FAI - Culture Camp Support Fund

The First Alaskans Culture Camp Support Fund was created to provide financial support to Alaska Native culture camps across the state. Culture Camps and passing on traditional knowledge are critical to our peoples’ well-being and we look to the leadership of these programs to find innovative solutions to cultural learning and activities that best suits their community. This funding is made available through grant support from First Alaskans Institute, Alaska Community Foundation, and the Rasmuson Foundation. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funds are allocated. Funds are limited, so we thank you in advance for understanding that we may not be able to fund every applicant or fund every project at the amount requested. Awarded funds can be retroactive to January 1, 2021 and must be closed out by December 31, 2022.

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Application deadline:  Alaska Children’s Trust accepts proposals on an ongoing basis

ACT Tier 2 - Innovation Grant

Do you have a new and innovative idea that would prevent child abuse and neglect? Do you have a current program that, if it had more support, could have a greater impact preventing child abuse and neglect? Alaska Children’s Trust’s Tier 2 Innovation Grants were created to stimulate the development and adoption of groundbreaking approaches and technologies to prevent child abuse and neglect. Tier 2 grants fund projects over $10,000 up to a maximum of $50,000 per year. Requests can be single year or multi-year, up to three years. Alaska Children's Trust:  One to three years grant cycle.

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On a rolling basis

The American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is the largest investment of resources into Indian Country and tribal communities in U.S. history. The American Rescue Plan (Public Law 117-2) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, invests $1.75 billion  in American Indian and Alaska Native government programs administered under the oversight of the Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs (AS-IA).  The American Rescue Plan makes changes to laws and provides emergency supplemental funding to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Past Funding Events

Expired grant deadline dates:  Alaska & DOJ – FY 2021.  Click on date for full details.

The Resource Basket

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.