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Projects that Improve Child Well-Being by Fostering Healthy Marriages within Native Communities

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Administration
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Jun 1, 2005
Applications Due:

Jul 8, 2005
Received By

total funding: $1,000,000
max award: $150,000
min award: $50,000
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 8
type of funding: Grant

The Administration for Native Americans, within the Administration for Children and Families, announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2005 funds for projects that include approaches to improve child well-being by removing barriers associated with forming and sustaining healthy families and marriages in Native American communities. The Administration for Native Americans (ANA's) FY 2005 goals and program areas of interest are focused on strengthening children, families, and communities through financial assistance to community-based organizations including faith-based organizations, Tribes, and Village governments. The Program Areas of Interest are projects that ANA considers supportive to Native American communities. Eligibility for funding is restricted to projects of the type listed in this program announcement and these Program Areas of Interest are ones which ANA sees as particularly beneficial to the development of healthy Native American communities. The primary objectives of these projects are pre-marital education, marriage education and relationship skills for youth, adults, and couples. Project components may include but are not limited to: healthy relationship skills, communication skills, conflict resolution, foster parenting, marital counseling, abstinence education, and fatherhood accountability. Financial assistance under this program is provided utilizing a competitive process in accordance with the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this Act is to promote the goal of social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and other Native American Pacific Islanders, including American Samoa natives.

Who can apply:

Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Native American Organization
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Native American Programs

More Information:


If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: ANA Help Desk

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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