Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples’ Land Defenders & Water Protectors Rapid Response supports Native led actions against incursions, unwanted development, and extractive industries as well as threats to sacred sites in Indigenous communities, lands and territories. Land Defenders & Water Protectors Rapid Response grants will be available for Indigenous Peoples’ community based organizations doing frontline advocacy and peaceful direct actions responding to the desecration of Mother Earth.
Grant Range: $500 to $5,000
Proposals Due: Friday April 7, 2017
Seventh Generation Fund
ATTN: Land Defenders Water Protectors Rapid Response
P.O. Box 4569
Arcata, CA 95518 OR email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizations that wish to apply must adhere to the following:
- Be a non-profit organization with 501(3)(c) tax-exemption status. OR partner with a non-profit that can provide a 501(3)(c) tax-exemption status that can serve as your fiscal sponsor (as to allocate funds). Community-based projects that do not have non-profit status are welcome to contact SGF regarding Affiliate Program/Fiscal Administration for consideration to our Affiliate Program.
- Engagement, Leadership & Decision-making –80% or more Indigenous Board of Directors, and an Indigenous Executive Director.
- Emerge directly from the community and are led by the Indigenous Peoples impacted by the project.
- Be in good standing with Seventh Generation Fund.
If you have any questions, please contact Eli Bargas, Program Assistant for Land Defenders & Water Protectors Rapid Response, directly at (707) 825-7640 x115 or at email@example.com.