Hoeven Announces More Than $1.3 Million in Head Start Funding to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $1,389,726 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. This funding, provided through the American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start program, will be used to support Head Start and Early Head Start services for children and their families as they prepare for school. 

“This grant will support school readiness and educational services for children and families of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe,” said Hoeven.