The Arizona Department of Education helps administer both state and federal dollars to public district and charter schools that service Indigenous students. Click below to find out more about available funding.
American Indian Student Needs (AISN)
A competitive grant for public school districts used for school supplies for federally recognized American Indian students
Programming to support AIAN students and families. Services are developed through an education plan approved by a local Indian Education committee and may include culture, language, academics, and dropout prevention
Federal Office of Indian Education
The federal Office of Indian education administers Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies, "Discretionary Grants" like Special Programs and Projects for Indian Children, and other national activities. Click below for more information on each initiative.
Ask Benji Native American Student Resources
College and Career Resources
Tribal College Dual Enrollment Program
Provides thousands of Arizona’s Native American high school students the opportunity to take college courses for both high school and college credit.
Programming to support American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) students and consultation with families and tribes, such as summer programs with cultural activities, and tutoring.
Title VII - Impact Aid
Federal funding provided directly to school districts to make up for lost tax revenues from federally owned property within their boundaries (i.e., military bases and Indian Reservations).