Technical Assistance is available through Tribal Tech for all OIED grants, please complete an in-take form here to register.

Tribal Consultations on National Plan on Native Language Revitalization:
The White House Council on Native American Affairs (WHCNAA) Education Committee released a Dear Tribal Leader Letter on August 18, 2023.  The WHCNAA will seek input from Tribal leaders and their proxies on actions the federal government can take to support Native Language Revitalization and guidance on the National Plan.  Please register for the consultations via the Dear Tribal Leader Letter links:
Monday, September 18, 2023, 3pm-5pm ET
Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 1pm-3pm ET
Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 3pm-5pm ET
Thursday, September 28, 2023, 2pm-4pm ET

In preparation for the LLGP solicitation closure, we are announcing a Call for Reviewers that will be conducted in September 2023.   Please complete the in-take form for those who are interested in reviewing LLGP applications.

The FY2023 LLGP solicitation is now closed.  We will be conducing Application Eligibility, Completeness through the end of August.  The Application Review, Ranking and Selection processes will be conducted through the month of September.  We anticipate awarding before the end of the Calendar Year.

Eligibility Information

Eligible applicants are Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations, as defined in Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) (25 U.S.C. 5304), including Tribal Consortia.  While only federally recognized Tribes or Tribal Organizations may apply for LLGP grants, grantees may select or retain for-profit or non-profit Tribal Organizations to perform a grant’s scope of work for grant funding to support Tribal programs to document Native languages or build Tribal capacity to create or expand language preservation programs.  Schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and BIE programs targeting students enrolled in those institutions are ineligible for LLGP financial support.

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