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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants
Grants for projects that lead to self-directed, well-resourced, community supported food systems in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2020
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Oweesta Native CDFI Loan Funds and Technical Assistance
Oweesta is an intermediary organization that provides financial products and development services for Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). The primary goal is to support Native CDFIs so that they have the capacity to assist individuals, businesses, and organizations with financing and technical assistance for the development of small businesses, affordable housing/home ownership, community facilities, financial education programs, and agriculture/food sovereignty in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, First Nations Oweesta Corporation
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship Inactive
A fellowship for Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in reservation and/or urban settings. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, and economic development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation
Native Youth and Culture Fund Inactive
Grants for projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social and health issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 12, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute