Monthly Archives: April 2014

2014-06-02: Grand Canyon Adaptive Management Program Tribal Participation

Funding Opportunity Number: R14SS00006
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)

Agency Name: DOI-BOR
Closing Date: 2014-06-02
Award Ceiling: $175,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The purpose of this agreement is to outline the duties and responsibilities of the Hualapai Tribe and the U.  S.  Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region (hereinafter Reclamation) for the long-term participation in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP), and in particular, fostering communication and cooperation between Indian tribes regarding historic preservation per Section 101 of the NHPA.  Participation in the GCDAMP, a Federal Advisory Committee, provides this opportunity.
Link: www.grants.gov…

2014-06-02: Native American Elder Justice Initiative

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2014-ACL-AOA-IE-0081
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Income Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education | Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Agency Name: HHS-ACL
Closing Date: 2014-06-02
Award Ceiling: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) will address the need for more culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country. It is expected that activities carried out under NAEJI will address at least one (1) of the needs listed below:
a) Identify, develop, or disseminate information and strategies on effective collaborations between tribal and non-tribal entities to address suspected cases of abuse, neglect, or exploitation;
b) Assist Tribes in the development of tribal codes that protect seniors, building on existing work to develop model codes and an implementation toolkit, and maintaining examples of tribal codes to share with those creating or updating their own codes;
c) Identify, develop, or disseminate informational materials for professionals and tribal members on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation that are culturally appropriate to Tribal perceptions of abuse and Tribal values;
d) Develop training and technical assistance materials about elder abuse in Indian Country, such as: basic information about elder abuse, how to identify abuse, developing effective multi-disciplinary teams, and developing and/or promoting effective tribal prevention, intervention, and response activities, including those that involve effective cross-jurisdictional partnerships;
e) Provide training, technical assistance, and outreach to increase awareness of the problem of elder abuse in Indian Country, as well as the NAEJI, such as through conference presentations, materials development, PSAs, newsletters, articles, etc. ;
f) Identify, develop, disseminate, or provide training to tribal professionals on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and
g) Explore with Tribes the needs and challenges surrounding data collection on elder abuse issues in Indian Country, including what kinds of data would be useful and to whom, how data could be collected, who would/could collect it, how would confidentiality be guaranteed, what kind of system would be necessary to house and securely store data, who would own the data, and other issues related to the development of data collection systems.
Link: www.grants.gov…

2014-05-30: English Language Fellow and Specialist Program for Academic Year (AY) 2015-2016

Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-ECAALW-15-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education | Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education | Private institutions of higher education | Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: DOS-ECA
Closing Date: 2014-05-30
Award Ceiling: $12,000,000

Description: The EL Fellow and Specialist Program sends talented, highly qualified U.  S.  citizens in the area of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or a related field on programs at educational institutions in all regions of the world for time periods ranging from 10 days to 10 months.  Through U.  S.  embassy-designed projects, Fellows and Specialists share their expertise, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures.  Upon returning to the United States, they share their experiences and acquired knowledge with their communities and professional colleagues.  Projects are carried out with host-country ministries of education, universities, teacher-training institutions, NGOs, binational centers, and other English language teaching institutions.  Participant acrivities support the integration of all U.  S.  Embassy program resources contributing to a country-wide English language strategy.
Link: www.grants.gov…