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The U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon has assembled the below list of available Grant Opportunities and Training Webinars and Events relevant for our Indian Country colleagues.  We will update this site about every month as we receive new funding and training opportunities to share.  We will continue to highlight a few specific grants in the quarterly Indian Country Email Newsletter, and we remain available to consult with and support you through your grant writing processes.

Federal Grants


Private Grants

Indian Land Tenure Foundation grants supporting Education, Cultural Awareness, Economic Opportunity, and Legal Reform – ILTF serves Indian Country in the recovery and control of rightful homelands. The organization makes grants to Indian nations and nonprofit organizations for land-related initiatives in four areas: education, cultural awareness, economic opportunity and legal reform.

Letters of inquiry accepted on an ongoing basis.


Kalliopeia Foundation’s cultural and ecological renewal projects rooted in reverent connection to a sacred, living Earth - The foundation supports, connects, and lifts up extraordinary projects and leaders who are modeling powerful ways to reconnect ecology, culture, and spirituality. We find most of our grantee partners through our networks, field research, and at gatherings, and we accept proposals by invitation only. If you feel your work is strongly aligned with our mission, you can send a brief email telling us about your work.

Letters of inquiry accepted on an ongoing basis.


Margaret A. Cargill Foundation’s funding for Native arts initiatives - 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 projects.

Letters of inquiry accepted on an ongoing basis.


Northwest Area Foundation’s Access to Capital, Work Opportunity, Enterprise Development, and Financial Inclusion grants - The Northwest Area Foundation supports organizations anchored in the culture of the people they serve and dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Native communities, communities of color, immigrants, refugees, and rural communities.  Our funding advances good jobs and financial capability through four portfolios of grantmaking: Access to Capital, Work Opportunity, Enterprise Development, and Financial Inclusion.

Letters of inquiry accepted on an ongoing basis.


NoVo Foundation funding 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 education.

Letters of inquiry accepted on an ongoing basis.


San Manuel Band of Mission Indians national giving for tribes and Native organizations - Supports organizations that provide services in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties and/or from Tribal Governments and Tribal nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. Special interest in areas of education, health, economic and community development, and special projects.  Our resources are directed within four areas of program focus to benefit these communities and improve quality of life for adults, children and families. Our giving priorities include Education, Health, Economic & Community Development and Special Projects. Applications in each area are considered through the lens of demonstrated community need, and an organization’s capacity to meet that need.

Applications are reviewed three times a year: March 15, July 15, November 15.


Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation supporting 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 preservation.  The Foundation’s charter mandate encompasses the preservation, promotion, and advancement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States, including programs for (i) the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, (ii) facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), and (iii) the preservation and enhancement of American Indian culture.

Applications are reviewed four times a year: February 28, May 31, August 31, November 30.


Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community funding for tribes and Native organizations across the state, region, and country - SMSC’s donation selection process aligns with Mdewakanton Dakota values. Through their work, the SMSC continues to plan seven generations ahead and stay true to its mission of being a good neighbor, good employer, and good steward of the earth. Last year’s grantees supported education, youth programming, health, specifically care programs, legal aid, community development and infrastructure, women’s health, arts and culture, local communities, environmental protection, and many more worthwhile causes and enterprises.

Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis.


W.K. Kellogg Foundation - Numerous grant opportunities providing funding for Indigenous communities. Focus areas of interest include educated kids, healthy kids, secure families, racial equity, and community/civic engagement. 

Application deadlines vary per grant.


WeRNative Community Service Mini Grants - Step up and shape your community in positive ways with a community service mini grant. Open to American Indian and Alaska Native youth 13-21 years old with an adult mentor. The grant funds up to $475 for a community service project.

Applications accepting on a rolling basis.


Other Funding Opportunities


Upcoming Training and Events


38th Annual National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest Now Open

OJJDP invites fifth graders to participate in the 38th Annual National Missing Children’s Day poster contest.  This nationwide contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with youth, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety.  Poster contest winners will be recognized at the Department of Justice’s National Missing Children’s Day commemoration on May 19, 2021 (tentative).


Explaining ICAC Investigations for Child Advocacy Centers

October 28, 2020  2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern - Webinar

Sponsored by OJJDP


Effective Leadership Series 3: Wellness Strategies for Effective Leaders

October 28, 2020, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern  - Webinar

Sponsored by OJJP


Medication Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting

Nov 2, 2020 12:00 PM Pacific – Zoom Meeting

Sponsored by PacificSource Health Plans


Building Stress-Resilient Tribal Communities

November 4, 2020  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CST - Webinar

Sponsored by NCJTC


Pre-Health Bridge Workshop

Nov. 7, 12 – 4 p.m. Pacific - Webinar

Sponsored by Washington State University Native American Health Sciences Program


Strategies to Reduce Underage Substance Abuse in Tribal Communities

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST - Webinar

Sponsored by NCJTC


Talking to Children about Child Sexual Abuse

November 19, 2020   2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST – Webinar

Sponsored by NCJTC


Examining the Relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Substance Use among Tribal Populations

Wednesday, Dec 2, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Sponsored by NCJTC


Register Now for Winter 2021 ECHO Programs

Join the Oregon ECHO Network's community of learners this winter. We are offering an exciting catalog of programs to support Oregon healthcare professionals in treating patients with a variety of complex conditions. CME is available and each program is offered at no cost.


National Criminal Justice Training Center

Enjoy flexible training options with NCJTCLearn online when it is convenient for you 24/7. Access the above website  to create or update your NCJTC profile and you will gain access to self-paced courses based upon your credentials.



The links provided on this webpage are for information only.  Not all content reflects the views of the U.S. Attorney’s Office or Department of Justice.  Grants are not vetted or otherwise endorsed by the USAO or DOJ.  Do not rely on this webpage as the sole source of grant opportunities available or for official deadlines.  Please contact to submit suggested grant opportunities for posting.


Updated October 22, 2020