Native Youth and Culture Fund
Application: May 1, 2019
The Native Youth and Culture Fund provides grants for projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social and health issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, and mental health.
Projects should focus on one or more of the 4 program priority areas.
- Preserving, strengthening or renewing cultural and/or spiritual practices, beliefs, and values
- Engaging both youth and elders in activities that demonstrate methods for documenting traditional knowledge, practices, and/or beliefs, where culturally appropriate
- Increasing youth leadership and their capacity to lead through integrated educational or mentoring programs
- Increasing access to and sharing of cultural customs and beliefs through the use of appropriate technologies (traditional and/or modern), as a means of reviving or preserving tribal language, arts, history, or other culturally relevant topics
Eligible applicants are native-controlled nonprofit organizations and native-controlled community organizations.
Examples of eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:
- Federal and state recognized Tribal governments
- Native controlled 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
- Native controlled community organizations with fiscal sponsorship
- Native IRS Section 7871 organizations
Award ceiling: $19,500
Award floor: $5,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 20
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