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Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples: Thriving Women Program

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Dec 2, 2024

The Thriving Women Program provides grants to support grassroots projects that empower indigenous women-led work to prevent violence against women and girls and nurture healthy and thriving Native peoples and families.

Project pathways for gender and social justice include:

  • Birthkeeping, motherhood, and kinship
  • Honoring the earth
  • Reclaiming a world without violence against women, girls, and two-spirits
  • Women and girls cultural vitality and leadership

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
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

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

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Families · LGBTQI+ · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Trauma-informed care · Women

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