Active Grants in Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies

Publication Date: October 7, 2016

 

Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)

 

Maine

Grantee: Indian Township Passamaquoddy Development Agency
Project Description: The goal of the Indian Township Passamaquoddy Development Agency project is to increase the production, marketing and distribution of their locally harvested maple syrup. The Value-Added Processing (VAP) is an initiative lead by Indian Township and in partnership with the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point. This will focus on production of maple syrup for wholesale distribution. Value-Added Processing (VAP), the focus of this project, will add bottling, candies, creams, and other value-added products for retail/wholesale distribution to the product mix. Processing bulk syrup and bottling it in small containers can yield up to $120 per gallon, more than three times that of wholesale bulk syrup sales.

  • Location: Princeton, ME
  • ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
  • Program Area: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
  • Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021
  • FY 2021 Award: $397,656

 

New York

Grantee: Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Project Description: The Creating Akwesasne Tourism Industry Businesses & Jobs project is focused on creating a vibrant Akwesasne community cultural tourism industry, with effective tourism organizations and marketing, highly skilled managers, business owners and workers, and increased tourism employment for our community members through new tourism and expanded businesses.

  • Location: Hogansburg, NY
  • ANA T/TA Region: Eastern
  • Program Area: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
  • Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021
  • FY 2021 Award: $399,518

 

Montana

Grantee: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Project Description: The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe will create a workforce capable of accessing emerging employment and entrepreneurship opportunities to support sustainable, livable-wage employment on the Reservation by establishing a Workforce Enhancement Resource Center, developing a series of stackable credentials leading into a certificate in health professions and continuing education and provide job-readiness training.

  • Location: Pablo, MT
  • ANA T/TA Region: Western
  • Program Area: Sustainable Employment and Economic Development Strategies (SEEDS)
  • Project Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021
  • FY 2021 Award: $105,956

 

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