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Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance to Suit Your Needs

Electronic Technical Assistance (ETA) is available for:

  • •      Unsuccessful Applicants who want to improve their application for next submission
  • •      Planning & Project Development questions such as assistance formulating project ideas and planning
  • •      Pre-Application ETA, individualized assistance to prospective ANA applicants through phone, email and fax. (To be eligible, applicants must have completed 75% of the ANA application.)
  • •      Current Grantees requesting assistance with GrantSolutions, grant amendments, reporting, or project implementation.


For Pre-Application Technical Assistance,

  • •      information on which competition you are applying for,
  • •      a brief description of your project, and
  • •      your percentage of application completion.


If you have questions about technical assistance, please call us at (888) 221-9686 or email us at

How to Request a Review of Your Application

In order to perform a review of your application, it must be approximately 75% complete.  If you would like to request a review of your application, please provide the following information in an email and send it to Candi Carmi, Deputy Regional Director/Technical Assistance Specialist, at

  • First and Last Name
  • Title
  • Tribe/Organization
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Program Area you are applying for (SEDS, P&M, EMI, ERE, or SEDS-GO)
  • Provide one sentence that describes your project
  • If your application is not yet 75% complete, let us know when your application will be ready. This helps us facilitate staff time and availability.


  • SEDS-GO: Friday, July 10, 2020, 4:30 PM EST
  • SEDS: Monday, July 13, 2020, 4:30 PM EST