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Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples: Thriving Women Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples
Deadlines
Oct 16, 2021
Contact

grants@7genfund.org
707.825.7640

Purpose

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.

Projects may include:

  • Culturally relevant trauma support and healing methods for survivors and families
  • Frontline land defense against extractive industries and camps
  • Rescue and response for survivors of human trafficking, sexual violence, and domestic violence
  • Empowerment through self-defense training and consent advocacy
  • Providing emergency shelter and transportation
  • Data sovereignty initiatives for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls
  • Addressing and preventing gender/sexuality-based discrimination and hate crimes
Eligibility

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Projects originate from and are led by the indigenous peoples served and who are most impacted by the issues, methods, and outcomes
  • Focused on community organizing strategies centered in the culture and values of the community served
  • Leadership/Board of Directors is comprised of 80% or more indigenous women and has an indigenous woman leader/executive director
  • Nonprofit certification with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, fiscal sponsorship, or tribally chartered
  • Be in good standing with the Seventh Generation Fund
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Awards will range between $30,000 - $50,000.

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 · LGBT · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Trauma-informed care · Women



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