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Breastfeeding and First Foods Grant

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First Nations Development Institute
Nov 30, 2021

Rana LaPine


First Nations Development Institute will provide grants to support communities and programs focused on increasing access to first foods and supporting culturally appropriate lactation practices for Native parents, caretakers, and young children.

Projects will focus on:

  • Promoting breastfeeding practices
  • Boosting nutrition for lactating parents
  • Increasing traditional food access for infants and young children
  • Enriching community-led food production with a focus on youth involvement

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • Federal and state recognized tribal governments and tribal government programs
  • Native-controlled 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
  • Native-controlled community organizations with fiscal sponsorship
  • Native 7871 organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $32,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 12

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Grant writing resources

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Culture and cultural competency · Families · Food security and nutrition · Maternal health and prenatal care · Women

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