Native Elder Abuse Innovation Awards
Funding Announcement - Call for Proposals 2018
On September 15, 2017, the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) Innovation Grant opened a Call for Proposals for the Native Elder Abuse Innovation Awards 2018.
These grants are intended to provide American Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians with funds to focus on awareness, policy development, and infrastructure building for reporting, investigation, and intervention of elder abuse and neglect for Indigenous elders or other innovative elder abuse projects. NIEJI Innovation plans to award between 8-12 awards, up to $20,000 to each grantee.
RFP Release: September 15, 2017
Deadline for Applications: November 14, 2017
Award Notification: January 2, 2018
Archived Webinar Slides
RFP Technical Assistance
Presented October 13, 2017
Title VI Webinar: Elder Abuse Innovation Grants for
Presented October 11, 2017
2017 Award Recipients
Several Native groups from across the United States received funds to help address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in their communities. Learn more about the award recipients.