Transition & Resilience grants Click here

September 4, 2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Transition & Resilience Grants up to $100k for Indigenous Communities, Tribes and Indigenous-Led Non-Profits

NDN Collective has announced Transition & Resilience grants for Indigenous Communities, Tribes, and Indigenous-led non-profits for the specific purpose of creating a ‘new and better normal.’ The deadline for grant applications has been extended to Wednesday, September 16.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2020

Rapid City, SD–  Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the NDN Collective remains committed to building Indigenous power while building a future that is more just and equitable for all people and the planet.  In light of the transformative and unprecedented times we are in, NDN Collective has announced Transition & Resilience grants for Indigenous Communities, Tribes, and Indigenous-led non-profits for the specific purpose of creating a ‘new and better normal.’ The deadline for grant applications has been extended to Wednesday, September 16.

“The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect every aspect of our lives,” said Gaby Strong, NDN Collective Director of Grantmaking. “There are still many unknowns as we continue to learn how to manage this virus, but what we do know is that our people can best be supported in their self-determination and in building their own solutions to sustain their communities in these pandemic times.”  

The NDN Collective Transition & Resilience Grants are part of the second phase of the NDN COVID-19 Response Project, a $10 million project designed to provide immediate relief to Indigeneous people, organizations and Tribal Nations uniquely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first phase of the project occurred between April and June of this year and provided $2.5 million in rapid response, gap support services to 95 different Tribal Nations and Indigenous-led organizations in the U.S. and Mexico.

Webinar support on applying for Transition & Resilience grants.

“In these unprecedented times, the solutions to our problems have to be as great as the challenges we are faced with,” says Nick Tilsen, NDN Collective President and CEO. “The Transition & Resilience grants will support Indigenous people in self-determining innovative solutions that not only work better for Indigenous Nations, communities and people, but solutions that build upon the resilience of our people.”

For Indigenous communities, Indigenous-led non-profit organizations and Tribes with annual operating budgets of over $500,000, up to $100,000 in grant support over 12 months is available.  For Indigenous communities and Indigenous-led nonprofit organizations with annual operating budgets of $500,000 and under, up to $50,000 in grant support over 12 months is available. Organizations and Tribal communities  who are either grantees or were applicants during Phase 1 of the NDN COVID-19 Response Project are eligible to apply.

The deadline to apply for Phase Two of the NDN COVID-19 Response Project Transition & Resilience grants is 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Wednesday, September 16.

To learn more about the NDN COVID-19 Response Project and to apply, visit https://ndncollective.org/covid-19/phase-2/.  And for technical support with the application, email billie@ndncollective.org, or, view our video tutorial which walks applicants through the application process and covers frequently asked questions.

###

About NDN Collective:  

Founded in 2018, the NDN Collective’s mission is to build the collective power of Indigenous Peoples, communities, and Nations to exercise our inherent rights to self-determination, while fostering a world that is built on a foundation of justice and equity for all people and the planet. We do this through building Indigenous power in partnership with the philanthropic and investment sectors. For more information, visit www.ndncollective.org

July 2020 Edition

Stay Informed. Take Action.

Subscribe to the NDN allies newsletter

Sign up to get our newsletter. Delivered once per month.

We care about the protection of your data and would never sell your email or share it with anyone without your permission.

Posted 12 months ago Alcatraz Canoe Journey: Honoring 50 Years of Indigenous Resistance and Persistence

Jade Begay

"If we work to reframe Alcatraz as a symbol for Indigenous sovereignty and reposition it in people’s psyche that way, it could be a very powerful thing, especially for people who are so often forgotten overlooked and marginalized like Natives in America."
Posted 7 hours ago Sko Vote Den: A nuanced call for Native folx to GOTV, because voting while Native is complex yet necessary!
A play on the intertribal social dance powwows where Native people and powwow goers visit casually while enjoying culture and building relationships, the Sko Vote Den Virtual Intertribal was designed to build political awareness and joy around getting out the vote in Indian Country.
Posted 13 hours ago NDN Collective Appoints Gaby Strong to Managing Director of the NDN Foundation
Gaby brings extensive experience across nonprofit, Tribal and philanthropic sectors and will lead the growth and impact of the NDN Foundation.
Posted 2 days ago LANDBACK Updates: From Launch to Looking Forward
A message from Krystal Two Bulls, LandBack Campaign Director. "LANDBACK is happening and it is an honor to step into a long legacy of organizing and sacrifice."
Posted 1 week ago NDN Collective Selects Ten Indigenous Radical Imagination Artists from Across Turtle Island
Over the next year, each selected artist will receive a grant up to $50,000 to support their community embedded project that envisions the future world we are striving towards.
Posted 3 weeks ago NDN Collective LANDBACK Campaign Launching on Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020
The LANDBACK Campaign is a multi-pronged effort to get Indigenous lands back into Indigenous hands and achieve justice for Indigenous people. NDN also announces a webinar and four calls-to-action leading up to Indigenous Peoples' Day 2020.
Posted 4 weeks ago SKO VOTE DEN: Why voting in NDN Country matters, AND a NEW podcast hosted Jade Begay

Jade Begay

Voting is a complicated topic in NDN Country and yet a critical component of a multi-pronged strategy for building power. To unpack this, NDN Collective announces the Sko Vote Den podcast.
Posted 1 month ago Grant Writing Webinar Series for Indigenous Communities and Tribal Nations
This four-part grant writing webinar series for Indian Country is hosted by Kauffman & Associates, Inc. with registration fees sponsored by NDN Collective.
Posted 1 month ago NDN Collective Premiers Ȟesápa, a LANDBACK Film. Now Streaming FREE!
"Ȟesápa" is the first installment in the LANDBACK Film series and is now available for viewing on Facebook and YouTube. Produced by NDN Collective Creative Producer and Oglala Lakota Filmmaker Will White.
Posted 1 month ago NDN Collective to Host Backpack Giveaway for Native American Youth in the Rapid City Area
Distribution of the backpacks will take place on Monday, September 21 at 4:00 pm in the parking lot of the NDN Collective headquarters. Supplies are limited to 500 backpacks, and each backpack also contains some NDN Collective swag.
Posted 2 months ago NDN Collective President and CEO Nick Tilsen will go to jury trial for felony charges
A Pennington County judge determined that NDN Collective President and CEO Nick Tilsen will go to trial for charges stemming from July 3rd action in Mount Rushmore. Tilsen vows to stand strong.
NDN Collective
317 Main St #1
Rapid City, SD 57701
P: +1 (605) 791-3999
E: info@ndncollective.org
© 2020 NDN Collective. All rights reserved.