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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE)::Indian Education Discretionary Grant Programs: Native American Language Education Program, Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.415B
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Service Source Final Application Due Date Funding Available Match Required
Education Federal
03-07-2024 $2.4 M No Match
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    • Expected Number of Awards 4
    • Opportunity Type Discretionary
    • CFDA

      84.415 -- Indian Education National Activities (State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) and Native American Language (NAL)


    Note:Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.

    For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Revised Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on December 7, 2022.

    Purpose of Program:The purposes of this program are to (1) support schools that use Native American and Alaska Native languages as the primary language of instruction; (2) maintain, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans and Alaska Natives to use, practice, maintain, and revitalize their languages, as envisioned in the Native American Languages Act of 1990 (25 U.S.C. 2901, et seq.); and (3) support the Nation’s First Peoples’ efforts to maintain and revitalize their languages and cultures, and to improve educational opportunities and student outcomes within Native American and Alaska Native communities.

    Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.415B.

    • IHE
    • Local Government
    • Non-Profit
    • Other
    • State Government
    • Tribal Government
    Additional Eligibility Information

    1. Eligible Applicants: The following entities, either alone or in a consortium, that have a plan to develop and maintain, or to improve and expand, programs that support the entity’s use of a Native American or Alaska Native language as the primary language of instruction in one or more elementary or secondary schools (or both) are eligible under this program:(a) An Indian Tribe. (b) A Tribal College or University (TCU). (c) A Tribal education agency. (d) An LEA, including a public charter school that is an LEA under State law. (e) A school operated by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). (f) An Alaska Native Regional Corporation (as described in section 3(g) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1602(g))). (g) A private, Tribal, or Alaska Native nonprofit organization. (h) A non-Tribal for-profit organization.

    Key Date(s)
    • November 28, 2023: Last Updated Date
    • November 28, 2023: Posted Date
    • March 07, 2024: Current Closing Date for Applications
    • March 07, 2024: Application Due Date
    • April 06, 2024: Application Archive Date
    Contact Information

    Julius C Cotton

    ED FIND Systems Admin. Phone 202-245-6288 Program Manager: Donna Sabis-Burns, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 4B116, Washington, DC 20202-6335. Telephone: (202) 213-9014. Email:


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