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AIANTA Seeks Board of Directors 2024

AIANTA Seeks Board of Directors 2024

AIANTA Seeks New Board Members for Board of Directors AIANTA is looking to fill five vacant leadership positions for its board of directors across the central plains, northeast, northwest, Oklahoma and pacific northwest regionsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (July 11, 2024) – The...

Fashion Tourism in Indian Country

Fashion Tourism in Indian Country

Fashion Tourism in Indian CountryJuly 2, 2024; 10 a.m. (Mountain) Fashion tourism in Indian Country represents a unique intersection of cultural heritage, creative expression and economic opportunity. It involves visitors traveling to Indigenous communities...

FY 2024 USFS/AIANTA NATIVE Act Grant Process

FY 2024 USFS/AIANTA NATIVE Act Grant Process

Request for ProposalProject Name and DescriptionFY 2024 USFS/AIANTA NATIVE Act Request for Proposals (RFP)Tribal Projects and Initiatives on or Adjacent to U.S. Forest Service Managed Lands Contact PersonAriel Richardson, Office...

AIANTA/USFS NATIVE Act Request for Proposals for FY 2024

AIANTA/USFS NATIVE Act Request for Proposals for FY 2024

AIANTA/USFS NATIVE Act Request for Proposals for FY 2024June 10, 2024; 10 a.m. (Mountain) AIANTA and the U.S. Forest Service will host an informational webinar regarding the Request for Proposals for NATIVE Act Tribal Projects and Initiatives on or Adjacent to U.S....

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Funding Opportunities

DOT/FHWA: Development Deployment of Innovative Technologies for Concrete Pavements     

Deadline: May 20, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use innovative technologies relating to the design, production, testing, control, construction, investigation, operation and impacts of concrete pavements.

MAP Round 2 2024 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Deadline: May 20, 2024

Tourism Tip:  Create lasting change to activities on National Forest System lands or adjacent public lands.

Rural Development Broadband ReConnect Program

Deadline: May 21, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use loans or grant funds for costs of construction, improvement or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service.

National Endowment for the Humanities: Cultural and Community Resilience

Deadline: May 22, 2024

Tourism Tip: Address the impacts of climate change by safeguarding cultural resources and fostering cultural resilience through identifying, documenting and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experiences.

First Nations Development Institute Advancing Tribal Nature-Based Solutions

Deadline: May, 22, 2024

Tourism Tip: to support climate action through nature-based solutions based on Native knowledge.

 Western SARE: Research and Education Invitation for Proposal

Deadline: May 23, 2024

Tourism Tip: Develop a project incorporating research and education that brings together a team of researchers, students, ag professionals and producers.

Natural Resources Conservation Service Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative

Deadline: May 26, 2024

Tourism Tip: Develop a more strategic and comprehensive approach to support grazing systems, reach underserved producers and address climate change.

NPS Historic Preservation Fund Tribal Historic Preservation Office Grants

Deadline: May 30, 2024

Tourism Tip: Preserve historic properties and cultural traditions through the designation of a Tribal Historic Preservation Office or annual THPO grant funding.

Clean Energy Technology Deployment on Tribal Lands 

Deadline: May 30, 2024

Tourism Tip: Install clean energy technology and/or energy efficiency measures on Tribal lands.

 Newman’s Own Foundation: Food Justice for Kids Prize – Indigenous Food Justice

Deadline: May 30, 2024

Tourism Tip: Reclaim traditional food practices and systems to enable Indigenous children to learn about, grow, gather and cook Native foods.

USDA Rural Cooperative Development Grants

Deadline: May 31, 2024

Tourism Tip:  Start, improve or expand rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses to help improve economic conditions in rural areas.

Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants

Deadline: May 31, 2024

Tourism Tip: Create, sustain or expand artistic and cultural experiences, provide recreational opportunities or preserve and restore nature along the UP footprint.

NEH Public Impact Projects at Smaller Organizations (PIPSO)

Deadline: June 12, 2024 (anticipated)

Tourism Tip: Use interpretive strategies to advance your public programming, strengthen interpretive skill sets or enhance community engagement.

DOE Clean Energy to Communities 

Deadline: June 14, 2024 (anticipated)

Tourism Tip: Help your community understand different institutional contexts, resources, challenges, opportunities and ambitions to implement clean energy.

USFS Tribal Wildlife Grant Program

Deadline: June 21, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use for planning or managing programs to benefit wildlife and their habitat, especially those with cultural or traditional importance. Funding can also be used for mapping, surveys and public education.

National Forest Foundation Matching Awards Program

Deadline: June 21, 2024

Tourism Tip: Provide opportunities for your community to benefit from activities on National Forest System lands or adjacent public lands.

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Deadline: June 21, 2024

Tourism Tip: Focus on economic mobility in small businesses and support for community arts and cultural institutions.

USDA Rural Energy for America Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants

Deadlines: June 30, and September 30, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use guaranteed loan financing or grant funding for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

National Credit Union Administration Community Development Revolving Loan Fund

Deadline: July 1, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use loans and technical assistance grants to help your credit union support the communities and tourism enterprises they operate.

NEA Grants for Arts – Part II

Deadline: July 11, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use the funds to assist with art projects that tell the story of your place and culture. Grants are available for arts projects in a variety of artistic disciplines.

National Forest Foundation’s Collaborative Capacity Program for Forests & Communities

Deadline: July 11, 2024

Tourism Tip: Support collaboration-based activities to benefit forests and grasslands currently managed by the US Forest Service through the National Forest System.

NPS Cultural Resources Management Services

Deadline: July 15, 2024

Tourism Tip: Work in partnership with the NPS to conduct various activities, including, but not limited to, studies outlined in the NPS Cultural Resource Management Guidelines.

VIA Art Fund Artistic Production Grants

Deadline: July 18, 2024

Tourism Tip: Awards to individual artists, nonprofit organizations or institutions to support new artistic commissions outside museum or gallery walls, within the public realm or in nontraditional exhibition environments.

O’Reilly Automotive Foundation Inc.

Deadline: July 31, 2024

Tourism Tip: In communities with O’Reilly Auto Parts companies, create a project that addresses economic stability in your tourism programs.

NEA Our Town Grants

Deadline: August 1, 2024

Tourism Tip: Develop a placemaking project that integrates arts, culture, and design activities to strengthen communities over the long term.

America Walks: Community Change Grants  

Deadline: October 17, 2024

Tourism Tip: Use funds to create change and walking opportunities within your community.

NDN Collective Community Action Fund

Deadline: October 31, 2024

Tourism Tip: Support climate disaster response efforts to climate disasters such as flooding, fires and earthquakes.

Western SARE Professional Development Program

Deadline: November 1, 2024

Tourism Tip: Engage professionals to conduct educational programs and activities that incorporate environmental, economic and social dimensions of agriculture.

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Native American Agriculture Fund

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

Bureau of Land Management

National Endowment of the Arts

National Park Service

United States Forest Service