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Navajo School Clothing & School Supplies Program

Section I: Purpose

  1. The Navajo Financial Assistance Unit provides financial assistance for eligible school age Navajo children to purchase clothing and supplies, of their choice, in an effort to promote school attendance, encourage academic performance, and support confidence.
  2. The Navajo Financial Assistance Unit is the lead agency to provide school clothing and supplies assistance for the Navajo Nation utilizing Navajo Nation and federal funding. These guidelines will advise the applicant on how to apply for financial assistance; to view the guidelines, CLICK HERE.

Section II: Eligibility

The following requirements must be met for determination of eligibility:

  1. The child must be between 3 to 18 years of age on the date the applicant submits an application.
  2. The child must be enrolled member of the Navajo Nation.
  3. The child must be enrolled in school, including home, or virtual learning.
  4. The child must be enrolled in child care, Head Start, Pre-Kindergarten, Pre-school, and grade K through 12 for the current academic school year.

Section III: Required Documents

  1. Navajo School Clothing & School Supplies application;
  2. Certificate of Indian Blood;  
  3. ID/DL (Applicant Only)
  4. Social Security Card
  5. School or Learning Enrichment Program Enrollment Verification: a document on official school letterhead verifying the child is enrolled for the current educational year, verification by the Navajo DCCD for independent homebased providers, or appropriate documentation verifying the child is home school or in virtual learning;     
  6. Completed W-9 Form signed by the applicant. (Applicant Only); and
  7. Legal Guardianship / Power of Attorney

Section IV: Financial Assistance

The financial assistance for Navajo School Clothing and School Supplies shall not exceed $200.00 per eligible child for the current academic year.

Section V: Appeal


Below are a list of department or program documents:

2024 School Clothing Application

Download and complete the school clothing application and return to the Financial Assistance Unit .


Navajo Nation Locations