The Western Region TTA center serves American Indian projects in 11 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The map shows ANA grantees in our region for 2014-2015.

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The Western Region TTA Center supports AI/AN grantees on a variety of projects across the western United States through the following 6 ANA program areas:

  Native Languages – Preservation and Maintenance (P&M)This program assists Native Americans in ensuring the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.

  Native Languages – Immersion – Ester Martinez Immersion (EMI) — EMI provides financial assistance to community-driven projects designed to preserve Native American languages through Native American language nests, survival schools, and restoration programs.

  Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) — SEDS assists community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, preserve Native American cultures, and address the challenges arising from underdeveloped social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.

  Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)—The SEEDS initiative promotes economic self-sufficiency through creating jobs, providing professional training, developing and sustaining small businesses, and ensuring that jobs and revenues stay within the Native communities served.

¬¨‚Ƭ¨‚ĆEnvironmental Regulatory Enhancement (ERE)‚Äö√Ñ√ÆERE strengthens tribal government capacity to identify, plan, develop, and implement solutions to environmental programs that bolster regulatory efforts in manners consistent with a tribe’s cultural preservation and natural resource management priorities.

  Social and Economic Development Strategies Native Asset Building Initiative (NABI)—NABI is a partnership between ANA and the Office of Community Services (OCS). The partnership focuses on building the capacities of tribes and Native organizations to effectively plan projects and develop competitive applications for funding under the OCS’ Assets for Independence program.