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This webinar will walk you through the details of how to submit your 2020 ANA grant application.

2020 Social and Economic Development Strategies – Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO) Funding Opportunity Announcement.  Application due date is July 13, 2020.

2020 Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) Funding Opportunity Announcement.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ANA has extended the 2020 funding competition deadlines.  The new application due date for SEDS is JULY 15, 2020.

The SEDS-GO Toolkit contains resources that can help you put together an application for the SEDS-GO grant including a SEDS-GO Application Development Companion and a series of self-assessment tools.  The SEDS-GO Application Development Companion conveniently pairs the components you’ll need to include in your application with the evaluation criteria they’ll be scored with.  The self-assessment tools will ask you questions to help you think through your capacity across various categories.

This toolkit was designed to assist applicants in developing their grant applications to ANA.  It is broken down into six sections, three of which align with the sections of the ANA application project description: Approach, Organizational Capacity, and Budget and Budget Justification.  The fourth section pertains to the Language FOA differences; the fifth section provides tools and tips to support preparing and submitting your application; and the final section provides a pre-submission checklist to help you finalize your application submission.

This template includes line item budgets, budget justifications, and SF 424As for each year of a three-year Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) grant and Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (ERE) grant.  Please note using this template is not required by ANA.

This template includes line item budgets, budget justifications, and SF 424As for each year of a three-year Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M) grant.  It includes a nine-month budget template for Year One.  Please note using this template is not required by ANA.

This template includes line item budgets, budget justifications, and SF 424As for each year of a five-year Language P&M – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) grant.  It includes a nine-month budget template for Year One.  Please note using this template is not required by ANA.

Updated March 2020

Everything you need to know about navigating Grants.gov as an Applicant.

Fill our this form and use it as a reference guide when registering with SAM.gov.

Our “Are You Ready to Apply for Federal Funding” webinar presentation in printable format for note-taking and easy reference.

2020 Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) Funding Opportunity Announcement.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ANA has extended the 2020 funding competition deadlines.  The new application due date for SEDS is JULY 15, 2020.

2020 Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) Funding Opportunity Announcement.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ANA has extended the 2020 funding competition deadlines.  The new application due date for EMI is JULY 1, 2020.

2020 Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (ERE) Funding Opportunity Announcement.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ANA has extended the 2020 funding competition deadlines.  The new application due date for ERE is JULY 1, 2020.

2020 Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M) Funding Opportunity Announcement.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ANA has extended the 2020 funding competition deadlines.  The new application due date for P&M is JULY 1, 2020.

This toolkit was designed to assist applicants in developing their grant applications to ANA.  It is broken down into six sections, three of which align with the sections of the ANA application project description: Approach, Organizational Capacity, and Budget and Budget Justification.  The fourth section pertains to the Language FOA differences; the fifth section provides tools and tips to support preparing and submitting your application; and the final section provides a pre-submission checklist to help you finalize your application submission.

This template includes line item budgets, budget justifications, and SF 424As for each year of a three-year Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) grant and Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (ERE) grant.  Please note using this template is not required by ANA.

This template includes line item budgets, budget justifications, and SF 424As for each year of a three-year Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M) grant.  It includes a nine-month budget template for Year One.  Please note using this template is not required by ANA.

This template includes line item budgets, budget justifications, and SF 424As for each year of a five-year Language P&M – Esther Martinez Immersion (EMI) grant.  It includes a nine-month budget template for Year One.  Please note using this template is not required by ANA.

Updated March 2020

ANA’s statement on human trafficking in Native communities, revised in January 2018.

Referenced in our “Addressing Human Trafficking in Native Communities” webinar, this is a collection of resources and strategies designed to assist youth in combating human trafficking.

Our “Addressing Human Trafficking in Native Communities” webinar presentation in printable format for note-taking and easy reference.

Everything you need to know about navigating Grants.gov as an Applicant.

Fill our this form and use it as a reference guide when registering with SAM.gov.

Our “Are You Ready to Apply for Federal Funding” webinar presentation in printable format for note-taking and easy reference.

Referenced in our “Indigenous Evaluation” webinar, this is the 7th version of ANA’s monitoring and evaluation guidebooks. Note that this is a working document, with the final version due to be published to ANA’s website in the coming months.

Our “Indigenous Evaluation” webinar presentation in printable format for note taking and easy reference.

Our “Logic Models” webinar presentation in printable format for note-taking and easy reference.

Everything you need to know about navigating Grants.gov as an Applicant.

Find webinars and helpful information distributed by our counterparts in the Western, Alaska, and Pacific Regions.

ANA conducts end-of-project evaluations.  This report addresses to what extent did the projects funded in 2016 meet their established objectives and how did the grantees describe their impact of their project within their community. 

Committed to fostering economic and social development, ANA provides a database of agencies, foundations that support projects in your community.

Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal grants. This website will allow you to search, apply and track your grants.

The Administration for Children & Families (ACF) has a wide variety of programs, including ANA.  This link provides an overview of the process to apply for ACF grants.

ANA’s guide for creating and managing a Non-Profit Organization.


This webinar will walk you through the details of how to submit your 2020 ANA grant application.


Opportunity Zones were created under the Tax Cuts and Job Acts of 2017 as a tool to spur economic development and job creation in eligible low-income areas which have difficulty attracting new businesses and jobs. This webinar will walk through the fundamentals of Opportunity Zones, and how the designated communities can be better equipped to work with legal and tax professionals to harness the tax benefits of creating or expanding Native businesses in such areas.


In celebration of Veteran’s Day 2018, the Eastern Region Training and Technical Assistance Center hosted a webinar highlighting current Administration for Native Americans (ANA) grantees who are working with and/or serving Native veterans through their community projects. Southcentral Foundation and Trickster Art Gallery present.


In celebration of National Nutrition Month, this webinar highlights ANA grantees who are not only nourishing their communities through food-focused projects, but sustaining them through economic development.  Learn how food sovereignty and economic stability can go hand-in-hand and gather tips for improving the wellness and nutrition of your own community.


January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  Staff from both the Administration for Children and Families Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) and ANA present information on the Native Youth Toolkit on Human Trafficking, developed to raise awareness and prevent trafficking of Native youth by providing education, resources, safety tips, and information on getting involved in their communities.


The ANA Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD) was established in 2016.  Designed to support and foster the potential of Native youth, the I-LEAD grant is being used by Native communities in exciting and unique ways.  Join us as we spotlight a few of the current grantees who are putting the “I-LEAD” in “indigenous leadership” among their Native youth.


Use of the term “sustainability” is frequent these days giving it the feeling of a trending buzz word. As a result, the importance of its meaning can sometimes be lost, especially within the context of complex grant application requirements.  This webinar will review the term “sustainability” and emphasize why the concept is not only important to ANA, but also to your community projects.


For many years, native language projects have been making strides in increasing the fluency of their students with the assistance of ANA funding. But how do we go about increasing language use within the entire community?  This webinar showcases Native Language projects that have been successful in affecting change in language awareness and use within their communities.


Evaluation is key to successful project management and is usually a requirement when seeking funding. In this webinar, we discuss how indigenous ways of knowing can be woven into your evaluation plan.


A logic model is a roadmap connecting the need for a project to its desired results. Join us as we go over the steps and the terminology used in creating logic models, and discover how they can be a valuable tool for your project planning.


It is important to know when, how, and why to evaluate the progress of your project. Follow Teresa Peterson in her presentation of Dakota Wicohan Cultural Center’s self-designed evaluation process.


Language teachers are vital to the strength of language projects. Listen to language grantees from around the country give their best advice on teachers and their importance to the longevity of your project.


Grantees from two different language programs share what resources they use and strategies they follow to ensure the sustainability of their projects.


Data Dissemination Specialist Amadeo Shije returns with an in-depth tutorial on how to locate the data you need to support your grant proposal.


A new initiative proposed by the Administration for Native Americans, Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS) help to create jobs and businesses for Native American tribes and organizations.


You’ve received an award, now what? Promptly holding project orientations for your staff is crucial to successful project implementation. Put your best foot forward using the strategies and techniques presented, here, by our Technical Assistance Specialist.


Take a look at how ANA SEDS funds are being used to support drug treatment centers in Native communities.


Providing current and accurate statistics is a major asset to your grant application. Check out our latest webinar and follow Data Dissemination Specialist, Amadeo Shije, on a tour of the U.S. Census Bureau’s website!


Confusion surrounds indirect cost rates: What exactly are they? How do you get one? And once you have one, how do you manage it? Find the answers to your rate-related questions, here.


Presenters from three different language programs based in urban centers across the nation share how they are maintaining the ties between natives living outside of their communities by encouraging native language learning.


Listen to two successful ANA grantees share how they are revitalizing their native languages in their communities.


The goal of the webinar is to help ACF and ED grantees address some common challenges to implementing Native American Languages in Early Childhood Settings.


Successful OELA & ANA grantees will share stories about their efforts to train the next generation of Native American Language Teachers.


The third installment of ANA’s Implementation webinar series on Reporting.


This webinar discusses preliminary findings of the Urban Indian Center study.


Part 1 of ANA’s Sustainability Webinar Series.


“Why the Wise Man Built his Project on Solid Metrics” – This webinar will cover how to include Evaluation into your Project Design.


This webinar is about building sustainability into your project design.  Learn how to transform your ANA project into an ongoing program.

1491s Indigenous Love Words Project

June 13, 2013


How do you say “I love you” in your native language? Those clever 1491s compiled this video.

Combining Documents into a Single PDF

May 15, 2013


Need assistance on combining your documents to comply with the new 2 File Upload Rule? This instructional video demonstrates how to convert and combine your documents into a single PDF file in Grants.gov.

Oneida Language Puppet Show

April 02, 2013


Puppet show in Oneida language made possible by funding from an Administration for Native Americans Language Grant.