Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Development Institute
11/14/19 5:00 PM Mountain Time
Grants ranging from $50,000 to $80,000 to USA Native-led nonprofits, agencies, and community organizations for programs focusing on health and nutrition. Funding is intended to support Native-based advocacy efforts to promote innovative policies and policymaking ideas that will benefit Native American nutrition and health by improving access to healthy foods, reducing consumption of sugary beverages and foods, and strengthening food sovereignty work that is rooted in tradition, culture and Indigenous knowledge.
Selected grantees under this opportunity must use funding to advance Native American nutritional and health-related policies, policymaking approaches, community power, and change at the tribal, local, state and national levels. Youth-led projects are encouraged, as are projects that include engagement of youth advocates. Please note that projects must directly work to create, support, prepare for, or implement policy.
Examples of allowable activities under this funding opportunity include, but are not limited to:
First Nations seeks projects that promote the development and passage of policies and policy systems change. These could include such things as “ground-softening” efforts and campaigns focused on increasing access to healthy, affordable and Native-produced food, or improving nutrition and health outcomes for Native peoples. Selection will favor activities that demonstrate:
GrantWatch ID#: 185549
Up to 7 grants will be awarded.
$50,000 - $80,000
To support the success of Native grantees and advocates, the American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF), a Native-governed nonprofit organization, will provide technical assistance as a part of this grant. This will include regular consultations with grantees, trainings, onsite visits and support for grantee convening and planning activities.
The grant period for this funding opportunity will commence December 1, 2019, and end September 30, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1243?SA=SNA&FID=35223
For questions, contact:
First Nations Development Institute
2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
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