Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) and The Henry Luce Foundation
05/26/22 5:00 PM MDT
Fellowships of $75,000 to USA and territories Native American leaders for activities that foster change for Indigenous people and their communities. Funding is intended to support the advancement and knowledge of participants by assisting with living expenses, conference registration, travel, tuition, equipment, and childcare.
The fellowship is a two-year, self-directed enrichment program designed to support the process of growth, development, knowledge and networks of Native leaders and thinkers. This unique and exciting new fellowship will seek to support individuals from diverse fields and engaged in different modes of expression. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders and thinkers from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, traditional and contemporary arts and more.
During the fellowship period, fellows will gather together three times during the year to pool their collective knowledge and create a community of practice that crosses fields, geographies, and tribal cultures. These three required convenings will give fellows the opportunity to engage in rich conversations intended to strengthen their leadership skills, reflect on their impact, share their learning and experiences and promote enduring professional relationships. These cohorts will empower fellows to overcome any geographic and cultural isolation they may experience by being a Native knowledge holder or knowledge maker, possibly as the only one in their field.
The fellowship may be used for a wide range of costs, including living expenses, tuition, conference registration, equipment, travel and childcare.
GrantWatch ID#: 186227
First Nations provides a $75,000 award that may be used flexibly over two years.
During the first year, fellows will receive $50,000 to support their work and efforts, be required to attend three fellow convenings and receive up to $5,000 in additional support for capacity-building activities and materials. During the second year, fellows will receive $25,000 to extend and deepen their work.
The start date of the fellowship is January 1, 2023, and the end date is December 31, 2024.
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=35320
If you need assistance submitting your application in the online system, please contact First Nations’ Grantmaking Department by email at email@example.com or by phone at (303) 774-7836.
For any other questions about the Fellowship, please contact Kendall Tallmadge by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (303) 774-7836.
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