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Tribal Communities

Native American Grandmother and grandchildren at dawn. Picture from US Dept of Justice.
Contains resource links to Native American organizations, planning tools, funding programs, federal, state and local contacts.

United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Tribal Relations.

"USDA's OTR leads the intergovernmental role for the Department with tribes.  Efforts through consultation, coordination, and collaboration support the preservation of the government to government relationship and enhance access to USDA 's various programs and services to tribes, tribal organizations, and citizens

U.S. Department of the Interior. Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Provides programs and services, including economic development programs, natural resource management, and social services, to American Indians, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives.

DHHS. Indian Health Service. 

Use the interactive map to locate an Indian Health Service, Tribal or Urban Indian Health Program Facility.

U.S. Department of Interior. Bureau of Indian Affairs. 

Provides education opportunities to Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages. Operates and funds elementary and secondary schools, offers scholarships for higher education, and provides support funding for tribal colleges and universities. 

DHHS. Administration for Children and Families.

"ANA 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 government."

EPA. American Indian Environmental Office.

Provides information on environmental programs, grants for tribes, policies that affect tribes, and additional resources from the American Indian Environmental Office. 

U.S. Department of Transportation. Federal Highway Administration. National Rural Transit Assistance Program.

Our overarching mission is to address the training and technical assistance needs of rural, and tribal transit operators across the nation, and to support the state RTAP programs. Our comprehensive set of free technical assistance programs and resources includes training materials, webinars, newsletters and technical briefs, peer resources, research, and innovative technology initiatives.

U.S. Department of Justice. National Institute of Justice.

NIJ's tribal crime and justice portfolio aims to (1) provide an accurate reporting of crime and violence; (2) provide reliable, valid estimates of the scope of the problem; and (3) identify barriers to and possible solutions for dealing with these significant public safety issues.” 

Find funding opportunities, articles, and events and trainings