Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance-Esther Martinez Immersion

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
March 19th, 2024
Close Date
May 20th, 2024
Total Funding
$1,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$900,000.00
Award Floor
$100,000.00
Expected No. Awards
2
Opportunity No.
HHS-2024-ACF-ANA-NB-0054

Agency

Administration for Children and Families - ANA (HHS-ACF-ANA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Income Security and Social Services

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Additional Information

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ana

Summary

The Administration for Children and Families - ANA is offering a grant opportunity titled "Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance-Esther Martinez Immersion". This grant aims to provide funding for community-based projects that ensure the continuing vitality of Native languages through immersion-based instruction. The program requires funded projects to meet the requirements for either a Native American Language Nest or a Native American Survival School. Language Nests are site-based educational programs that provide instruction and child care through the use of a Native American language for at least 5 children under the age of 7 for an average of at least 500 hours per year per student. On the other hand, Native American Survival Schools are site-based educational programs for school-age students that provide an average of at least 500 hours of instruction through the use of one or more Native American languages for at least 10 students for whom a Native American language survival school is their principal place of instruction. The grant has a cost-sharing or matching requirement and falls under the category of Income Security and Social Services. The estimated total program funding is $1,000,000, with an award ceiling of $900,000 and an award floor of $100,000. The expected number of awards is 2. The application deadline is May 20, 2024, at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. For more information and to apply, visit the following website: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ana.

Description

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans announces that it will be soliciting applications for the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance - Esther Martinez Immersion program (EMI). The program provides funding for community-based projects that ensure continuing vitality of Native languages through immersion-based instruction. Programs funded under the EMI notice of funding opportunity must meet the requirements for either a Native American Language Nest, or a Native American Survival School. As defined by Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act (42 U.S.C. ยง 2991b-3(b)(7)), Language Nests are "site-based educational programs that- (i) provide instruction and child care through the use of a Native American language for at least 5 children under the age of 7 for an average of at least 500 hours per year per student," and Native American Survival Schools are "site-based educational programs for school-age students that- (i) provide an average of at least 500 hours of instruction through the use of 1 or more Native American languages for at least 10 students for whom a Native American language survival school is their principal place of instruction."

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant