Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)
11/20/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Grants of up to $10,000 to California Tribes and nonprofit organizations to support operations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. The purpose of this program is to help support efforts for recovery and resilience in tribal communities. Funding is intended to support projects in California-based Native communities with priority being given to organizations and projects that currently work to support Indigenous control over food, water, languages, traditional ecological knowledge, and land within their respective tribal communities.
Organizations are encouraged to utilize this unrestricted, general operations funding as they see fit to address recovery and resiliency efforts in the tribal communities they serve. General operations grants can support grantees in a number of ways. Grantees may utilize grant funding to cover day-to-day activities or ongoing expenses such as administrative salaries, utilities, office supplies, technology maintenance, technology purchases, and professional development.
Examples of allowable activities under this funding opportunity include, but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 192892
First Nations expects to award 8 to 10 general operating support grants.
Total requests for project budgets within this funding opportunity should not exceed $10,000.
The grant period for this funding opportunity will commence January 1, 2021 and end December 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Should you have any additional questions about the call for applications or this specific funding opportunity, please contact Rebecca Tortes by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 303-774-7836.
First Nations recognizes that some of the most rural and remote applicants may have limited access to high-speed internet. Any exceptions to use of the online system must be requested at least two weeks in advance of the application deadline by submitting an email request to email@example.com. Please include your name, organization, contact information and the name of the funding opportunity for which you are applying. If you do not have access to email you can call the office at (303) 774-7836 and ask to speak with a member of the Grantmaking Department.
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