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Notah Begay III Foundation Community Empowerment Grants

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Notah Begay III Foundation
Apr 12, 2021

Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation Community Empowerment Grants will provide funding to Native American communities for community-led, culturally-rooted programs in one or more of the core areas:

  • Increasing opportunities for physical activity
  • Increasing access to healthy and affordable foods
  • Building youth leadership and advocacy
  • Deepening cultural connections

Funding will be awarded in 2 phases, an initial 5-month planning phase followed by a 17-month implementation phase.


Eligible applicants include:

  • U.S. based Native American-controlled nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Federal and state recognized tribal governments or programs
  • Native American community based groups with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor
  • Schools, but only if they have 501(c)(3) status
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award amount: $200,000
Project period: 22 months
Estimated number of awards: 5

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the application are available on the program website.

Upload the full application and supporting documents to the online grants portal.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Culture and cultural competency · Families · Food security and nutrition · Leadership · Men · Physical activity · Population health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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