April 28, 2013

Funding: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance

From http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=63133

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2013 funds for community-based projects for the Native Language Preservation and Maintenance program. The purpose of ANA grant funding is to is to support Native communities to be self-determining, healthy, culturally and linguistically vibrant and economically self-sufficient. Native American communities include American Indian tribes (federally-recognized and non-federally recognized), Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and Native American Pacific Islanders. ANA also funds tribal and native-based organizations that serve these populations. The Native Language Preservation and Maintenance program provides funding for projects to support assessments of the status of the native languages in an established community, as well as the planning, designing, and implementing of native language curriculum and education projects to support a community's language preservation goals.

Closing date for applications: June 6, 2013.

For full details go to http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=63133

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