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Disaster Assistance: Livestock Indemnity Program

Type of Funding Opportunity: Emergency Assistance

Agency / Organization: USDA Farm Service Agency

Deadline: February 28, 2024


The 2018 Farm Bill authorized the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to support eligible livestock owners or growers that have suffered livestock deaths above normal mortality; in other words, loss caused by things such as adverse weather and disease caused by attacks from animals reintroduced to the wild by the federal government. The livestock owner or contractor must provide evidence acceptable to USDA’s Farm Service Agency. The final date to apply for payment is “60 days after the calendar year in which the eligible loss condition occurred.”

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Supporting the Use of Traditional Indigenous Foods in the Child Nutrition Programs Department of Agriculture

Type of Funding Opportunity: Cooperative Agreement

Agency / Organization: USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Deadline: March 18, 2024


USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has announced a request for applications for the Supporting the Use of Traditional Indigenous Foods in the Child Nutrition Programs Cooperative Agreement. A total of $2 million in funding will be made available to up to 4 organizations to provide regionally focused training and technical assistance to school nutrition professionals. Along with other eligibility criteria, the leadership and staff of the lead applicant entity must be mostly (more than 50%) members of Federally Recognized Tribes and/or Native Hawaiians.

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FDA Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings

Type of Funding Opportunity: Grant

Agency / Organization: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Deadline: This grant is awarded twice a year and the application due dates are the following.

  • 2024 – April 12th and October 11th
  • 2025 – April 11th and October 10th
    • Note: Advance permission to submit an application must be requested early in the process and must be submitted no later than 8 weeks before the selected application due date.


The purpose of the FDA (R13) Scientific Conference Grant Program is to facilitate the provision of federal financial assistance in support of high-quality conferences and scientific meetings designed to research and investigate a topic clearly aligned with the FDA mission. Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Native American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments); and Native American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) are eligible to apply.

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Climate Program Office FY24 NIDIS Tribal Drought Resilience with Inflation Reduction Act Support

Type of Opportunity: Grant

Agency / Organization: NOAA – National Integrated Drought Information System

Deadline: Letters of Intent due November, 2, 2023; Deadline submission is February 15, 2024


This funding opportunity was made available through funds appropriated to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) by the Inflation Reduction Act. Awards made under this opportunity will enable tribal nations to address current and future drought and climate risk on tribal lands across the West by improving decision support and building drought resilience in a changing climate. This Notice of Funding Opportunity will support the implementation of activities that address current and future drought risk on tribal lands across the West in the context of a changing climate.

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