<p>The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2010 funds for community-based projects for the Native Language Preservation and Maintenance - Immersion program. The purpose of ANA grant funding is to promote
economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Native American Pacific Islanders, including American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Immersion program provides funding for projects to support Native Language Nests and Survival Schools providing education and instruction using native languages. To be considered for funding under this priority area, applicants must meet the statutory requirements for a Native Language Nest or a Native Language Survival School in accordance with P.L.
109-39 4. </p>