Grants

A repatriation ceremony was held at the National Museum of the American Indian's Cultural Resource Center (NMAI) on April 17, 2018 of Keet Gooshi (Killerwhale Fin) to Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska by the Virginia Museum
Federal grants are available to museums, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations to assist in consultation, documentation, and repatriation under NAGPRA. 

NPS photo.

Federal grants are available to museums, Indian Tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations to assist in consultation, documentation, and repatriation under NAGPRA.

NAGPRA Grants for Fiscal Year 2021

The National NAGPRA Program has announced the recipients of the FY2021 NAGPRA Consultation/Documentation and Repatriation Grants:
NPS awards $1.9 million for the return of Native American remains and sacred objects - Office of Communications (U.S. National Park Service)

NAGPRA Grants for Fiscal Year 2022

Consultation/Documentation Grants: The next funding competition will become available in late Fall/early Winter 2021. Applications will be accepted from the time the Notice of Funding Opportunity is posted on Grants.gov until the deadline (typically in mid-March).

Repatriation Grants: The next funding competition will become available in late Fall/early Winter 2021. Applications will be accepted from the time the Notice of Funding Opportunity is posted on Grants.gov, until the deadline (typically in mid-May).

Interested parties who are registered in Grants.gov can subscribe to saved searches in order to receive email notifications when NAGPRA grant opportunities become available. We recommend searching by CFDA number: 15.922.

What types of grants are available?

Grant Opportunities

How do I access my grant funds?

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What grants were awarded previously?

Previous Grant Awards

Last updated: August 13, 2021