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.

Application Documents

Important Dates

RFP Release: September 15, 2017
Deadline for Applications: November 14, 2017
Award Notification: January 2, 2018

Archived Webinar Slides

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.