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Flicker Fund

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Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Oct 17, 2023

The Flicker Fund provides emergency response funding for crisis impacted indigenous communities and nations.

Funding pathways include:

  • Basic and urgent health focusing on essential needs for wellness, sanitation, and hygiene of the most vulnerable with a focus on elders, multi-generational households, and families with children under the age of 5
  • Traditional healing practices and remedies supporting growing and cultivation of medicinal food systems and culturally-relevant strategies for immune support
  • Historic and cultural teachings including (as appropriate) the sharing of prophecies, stories, and lifeways that advance traditional knowledge systems informing community members on health, healing, survival and thriving strategies, and moving forward with vitality

Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Emerge from and are led by the indigenous peoples served and who are impacted by the issues, methods, and outcomes
  2. Nurture and center the culture, language, values, traditional knowledge systems, and healthy lifeways of the indigenous Peoples involved in and served by the project
  3. Have 80% or more indigenous Peoples in decision-making leadership as the Board of Directors or other decision-making entity, and have an indigenous executive director, all Indigenous co-directors/project leaders, and indigenous peoples engaged throughout all aspects of the organization
  4. Are an SGF Affiliate Project, a nonprofit with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, a federally-recognized tribal nation project, or have a fiscal sponsor
  5. Have a project budget of less than $500,000. Community-based organizing projects are prioritized.
  6. Are in good standing with Seventh Generation Fund without reports due or outstanding issues
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $50,000 with the average grant award between $20,000 - $30,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Elderly population · Emergency preparedness and response · Families · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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