Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Our work at the Tribal Youth Resource Center is funded to provide support for OJJDP Tribal Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area 8- Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts, Purpose Area 9-Tribal Youth Programs and Federally Recognized Tribes.

Learning about CTAS grants and other funding opportunities will provide you with access to information on all the support available for your Tribal initiatives in these areas of providing for current and future generations of your youth community.

The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation is a grant program that allows Tribes to submit a single application for most of the Justice Department’s Tribal grant programs. You can use these funds to enhance law enforcement, combat domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sex trafficking, bolster justice systems, prevent and control juvenile delinquency, strengthen the juvenile justice system, support sexual assault and Elder victims, and support other efforts to address crime. You can find more information at

Office of Justice Program Funding Resource Page

For more information on the application process and funding programs, the Office of Justice Program’s Funding Resource Center provides announcements, applicant resources and helpful information about opportunities and awards. You can explore awards, apply, and implement programs with recipient resources. Please visit to learn more.

Foundations and Private Donors

There are a number of ongoing funding opportunities for tribes and Native organizations. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list and donor priorities may change. Additional information about each funding opportunities is available through each donor’s website. 

Administration for Native AmericansANA supports Native American communities by providing financial assistance and capacity building, gathering and sharing data, and advocating for improved policies within HHS and across the federal
Indian Land Tenure FoundationServing Indian Country in the recovery and control of rightful homelands. Initiatives include education, cultural awareness, economic opportunity, and legal
Kalliopeia FoundationNational giving with an interest in Indigenous programming that strengthens Native lifeways and worldviews. Other grant focus areas include spiritual ecology, soul in society, and
Lannan FoundationFunding for Indigenous communities. Priority is given to rural projects consistent with traditional values in areas of education, Native cultures, the revival and preservation of languages, legal rights, and environmental
Margaret A. Cargill FoundationFunding for Native arts initiatives. Other areas of interest include natural resources and animal habitat protection; natural disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery; arts, music, and human creativity; human services; animal welfare; professional development for educators; and special
Notah Begay III FoundationOrganizational mission is to reduce Native American childhood obesity and type-2 diabetes. Grant programs focus on healthy nutrition programs, healthy food access, and promoting physical
Northwest Area FoundationOf all new grant dollars, 40 percent is dedicated to Native communities. Focus regions include Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and 75 Native
NoVo FoundationFunding for Indigenous communities. Interest in a cross-section of areas, including but not limited to, violence against girls, women, and the earth; leadership of Indigenous girls and women; Indigenous cultural expression; healing from historical trauma and oppression; and Indigenous
Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company FoundationFinancial assistance for organizations that support the preservation, promotion, and advancement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States. Focus areas include American Indian entrepreneurism, education, and cultural
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux CommunityGiving to tribes and Native organizations across the state, region, and country. In 2015, Shakopee donated nearly $19 million to projects and programs impacting Indian
W.K. Kellogg FoundationFunding for Indigenous communities. Focus areas of interest include educated kids, healthy kids, secure families, racial equity, and community/civic

The Office of Justice Programs is committed to providing solutions for communities and advancing justice.
OJJDP offers many funding opportunities. Learn more about funding opportunities at the OJJDP Funding opportunities webpage: