NICOA is working to ensure that elders receive services in their communities and are partnering with National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) to share the following information within Indian Country.
NICOA urges tribes and organizations to apply for these grants for projects or programs you seek to launch and support for your elders in your communities.
These Native Innovation Grants are intended to provide tribal community-based organizations with funds to carry out activities to prevent, identify, and/or address elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in local tribal communities (rural or urban).
- Beginning in April, under a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, the University of North Dakota’s (UND) National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) Innovation Project will soon announce a request of proposals for awards to address elder abuse in Indian Country.
- Coming in summer 2017, the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) Innovation project will be offering assistance to American Indian tribes, Alaskan Villages, and Hawaiian Homesteads in the collection of data on elder abuse in their communities.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on these projects.