Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)
11/10/21 5:00 PM Mountain Time
Grants of up to $75,000 to USA and territories tribes and nonprofit organizations for programs to support indigenous language programs. Funding is intended for capacity-building activities to assist existing language programs. Programs must provide at least 20 hours of instruction per week for at least 10 students aged 3 to 22 years old.
The Native Language Immersion Initiative (NLII) program is designed specifically to build the capacity of and support Native language immersion education programs in tribal communities. In addition to direct financial resources, this initiative seeks to build a dialogue and community of practice among Native language immersion grantees and momentum for supporting Native language programs.
Funding under this grant will support capacity-building activities designed to improve and enhance the language immersion program’s ability to achieve its mission. This may include curriculum development, technology access, instructional courses and materials, mentorships, teacher training and other kinds of organizational infrastructure.
Eligible programs must fit the following definition of Native language immersion:
Programs should be actively growing new speakers and have assessment and evaluation plans to identify progression in student Native language acquisition. Priority will be given to programs with long-term, community-based language plans.
Examples of allowable activities under this funding opportunity include, but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 198697
5 to 8 grants
Total requests for project budgets within this funding opportunity should not exceed $75,000.
The grant period for this funding opportunity is January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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