Native American Children Training Forum

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is pleased to offer the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-Being. These fellowships are designed to identify and develop a new generation of leaders interested in and capable of creating practice and policy initiatives that will enhance child development and improve the nation's ability to prevent all forms of child maltreatment. Theapplication period for FY 2018 is now closed. To apply for the fellowships, please go to this website:

Children's Bureau: An Office of Administration for Children & Families
Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and tribal consortia are eligible for federal funding to administer title IV-B and title IV-E programs. Tribes are also eligible to apply for discretionary grants. For more information, click here.

Edison International: Community Grants Program
The Community Grants program provides grants up to $5,000 to non-profit organizations whose missions and programs align with our priority areas. Grant applications are accepted online during the grants application periods. The next opportunity to submit a grant application will be in March 2017. For more information on Eligibility Requirements & Program Information, click here.

SERVE: Indigenous Social Workers for Change
Interested in pursuing a Masters in Social Work? SERVE is a program funded by the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC), which focuses on recruiting Native American students into the Title IV-E program that supports degree bound social work students interested public child welfare.  If you are interested in learning more about the program and social work career options, click here.

Educational Assistance for Foster Youth
Access to higher education has become increasingly essential to obtain economic independence and success in todays world. The following resources provide information about accessing higher education opportunities and financial scholarships for youth in or aging out of the foster care system, including State and local examples.  For more information, click here.

Educational Assistance for Adopted Youth
This website contains information on college scholarships, vocational education, and tuition waivers. Some States and private organizations offer scholarships and tuition waiver programs to youth who have been involved in or were adopted from the child welfare system. For more information, click here.

 Private Sources on Child abuse and Neglect Prevention Funding
Two significant private sources of funding for child abuse and neglect prevention programs are State Children's Trust, prevention funds, and private foundations. For more information, click here.


This project is supported with funding awarded by the federal Children's Justice Act, through the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, with grant award CF15048670