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NAGPRA Consultation/Documentation Grants
State governments County governments City or township governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The following entities are eligible to apply for a NAGPRA Consultation/Documentation Grant: An Indian Tribe, Alaska Native village, or Native Hawaiian Organization An "Indian tribe" means any tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community of Indians, including any Alaska Native village (as defined in, or established pursuant to, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act), which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. The Department of the Interior has interpreted this definition as applying to over 573 Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages that are recognized by the United States Government. The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of Federally recognized tribes is available at www.bia.gov. This list does not include Alaska regional or village corporations, although Alaska Native Villages may subcontract work under grants to such corporations. “Native Hawaiian organization” includes any organization that: a) serves and represents the interests of Native Hawaiians; b) has as a primary and stated purpose the provision of services to Native Hawaiians; and c) has expertise in Native Hawaiian Affairs. NAGPRA states that this shall include the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. A museum that has control of Native American human remains, funerary objects, sacred objects, or objects of cultural patrimony and has received Federal funds. The term “Museum” includes state or local government agencies, private institutions, and institutions of higher learning that have received Federal funds. Eligible museums must have completed and provided the following documents to the National NAGPRA Program and to Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, as appropriate: A NAGPRA Summary of the Native American unassociated funerary objects, sacred objects or objects of cultural patrimony in their possession or control by November 16, 1993, and thereafter according to timelines established by 43 CFR 10.13. A NAGPRA Inventory of Native American human remains and associated funerary objects in their possession or control by November 16, 1995 (or other deadline as stipulated by the Department of the Interior), and thereafter according to timelines established by 43 CFR 10.13. A museum that has not yet completed the initial requirements of NAGPRA (summaries and inventories), but does so prior to submitting a grant proposal, may then be eligible to receive an award. Museums determined to be out of compliance with NAGPRA may be excluded from consideration. Federal agencies may not apply for grants. Applicants who previously received a NAGPRA grant but did not meet the conditions of the grant agreement, including reports or deliverables, may be penalized in the review process. Questions about eligibility should be directed to the Awarding Agency using the information provided in Section G of this announcement.
Department of the Interior National Park Service
Nov 30, 2020
Mar 12, 2021 Applicants are held responsible for their proposals being submitted to the National Park Service. Complete applications must be submitted to the National Park Service by Friday, March 12, 2021, 11:59PM PT. Applicants are encouraged to submit the application well before the deadline. Application preparation time may take several weeks, so please start the application process as soon as possible. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be reviewed or considered for award. If it is determined that a proposal was not considered due its being late or incomplete, the applicant will be notified during the selection process.
Last Updated Date:
Nov 30, 2020
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Grant funds must be used for CONSULTATION and DOCUMENTATION projects under NAGPRA. Consultation projects support efforts related to compiling or revising a NAGPRA inventory and making or responding to requests for items in a NAGPRA summary. Documentation projects support determining the geographical origin, cultural affiliation, and other basic facts surrounding the acquisition of Native American cultural items. Consultation and documentation projects should lead to determining control, treatment, and disposition of NAGPRA cultural items.
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