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September 26, 2018

This is to inform you that the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) was posted Friday, September 7th.

The PDG B-5 (FOA) solicits applications from 50 states and 6 territories.  States and territories can apply f...

April 6, 2018

On March 23rd, Congress and the President signed the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations bill that provided a $2.3 billion increase from FY2017 for the Child Care and Development Block Grant for a total of $5.2 billion for the program. This is the largest single-year increas...

February 9, 2018

Last night, both the House and Senate passed another Continuing Resolution that included a government spending deal that included a $5.8 billion increase for the Child Care and Development Block Grant over two years

Congress voted to approve the largest increase in fe...

December 5, 2017

New Funding Opportunities for Nutrition Policy in Native American Communities

Voices for Healthy Kids

November 30, 2017

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and Voices for Healthy Kids are teaming up to support innovative nutrition-based, health-focused advocac...

May 24, 2017

From Child Care Aware of America - The FY 2018 budget proposal by the Trump

administration was released today. And it’s not looking good for children and families.  

The working version of the budget currently includes severe cuts to programs that benefit parents, provid...

May 11, 2017

From NICCA -- We are so grateful to have you behind child care, especially for Tribal children and families, as we continue to push towards high-quality, affordable child care! Because of your support and advocacy over the past few months, child care was not cut in the...

January 4, 2017

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) No. SM-17-004

Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health in American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities, U.S. Territories, and Pacific Jurisdictions Cooperative Agreements

(Short Title:  Indigenous Project LAUNCH)

The Su...

January 4, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for

  the MCH-Link Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 4, 2017 

See attached flyer for a brief description of courses offered Spring 2017

  • Introduction to Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • Intimate Partner Violence: Epid...

April 26, 2016


On April 21, 2016, the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, announced the availability of funds and requested applications for its fiscal year 2016 Native Hawaiian and American Indian Non-Profit Organization Child Care Grants (HHS-2016-ACF-O...

April 1, 2016

If you are a member of NICCA, your quarterly newsletter will be arriving to your inbox soon! We have lots of information and resources to share with you. You can expect to learn more about:


  • Becoming a Global Leader

  • American Indian/Alaska Native EHS Expansion a...

February 18, 2016

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of approximately $135 million to be competitively awarded for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families thr...

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