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

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 2021 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 9 months 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 2 days ago Memo: The Climate and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives Crises: Intersections, root causes, and immediate steps towards ending both
In collaboration with partners, NDN Collective’s Climate Justice and Racial Equity Campaigns provided this memo as guidance to the federal government on how to equitably address the interlocking crisis of Climate Change and the MMIWR+ epidemic
Posted 3 days ago Art as Activism: NDN Collective Collabs with Artists to DEFUND the Line 3 Pipeline

Brandi Douglas

Artists create and call others to join the fight to stop Line 3. Nationwide wheatpasting action occurs with some 6,000 Defund Line 3 newspapers making their way to over 400 groups and activists.
Posted 1 week ago Red Road To D.C.: NDN Welcomes Totem Pole Journey to Hesapa

Brandi Douglas , Brandy Calabaza

NDN Collective had the honor of hosting and offering blessings to the groups responsible for leading this year’s Totem Pole Journey creating space for rest, healing and community.
Posted 4 weeks ago Four Arrested after NDN LANDBACK Campaign Mounts Upside-Down Flag From 100-Ft Grain Silo
Action Calls Out Hypocrisy of July 4th, Uplifts Demand for Reparations and Justice 
Posted 4 weeks ago NICk Tilsen Files Motion to Dismiss Case, Citing Prosecutorial Misconduct and Constitutional Violations
The motion filed by Tilsen states that the Pennington County Attorney's Office's actions to punish Tilsen for his constitutionally-protected free speech violated his rights to due process and equal protection, chilled his First Amendment rights, and violated his Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.
Posted 1 month ago Application Phase Now Open for NDN Changemaker Fellowship
The NDN Changemaker Fellowship is a 12-month opportunity for Indigenous leaders to articulate their vision for social change, to identify the support they will need to get there and to invest in their own development, health, healing and wellbeing.
Posted 1 month ago Meet the 2021 Cohort of NDN Changemaker Fellows
Meet all 21 of the 2021 NDN Changemakers from Turtle Island and surrounding island nations who are actively making radical change and transforming their communities.
Posted 1 month ago "We carry the spirit of a People who are victorious!": Honoring the Battle of Greasy Grass

Brandy Calabaza

In a victory that transcends time, the Battle of Little Bighorn would become one of the most studied in history. Known as the “Battle of Greasy Grass” to the Lakota, and as "Victory Day" to many Native people today, this battle would also become a symbol of the continued plight of Indigenous Peoples to retain our traditional homelands, culture, and lifeways.
Posted 1 month ago "Our families deserve justice": NDN Collective on Haaland’s Announcement of US Investigation into Native Boarding Schools
“We applaud Sec. Haaland’s leadership in creating a concentrated effort to continue uncovering the dark history of Native boarding schools in this country. Secretary Haaland knows that the United States government cannot treat these horrifying discoveries as a Canadian problem, when the same practices took place here for decades."
Posted 1 month ago Disrupting Rainbow Capitalism: ‘We will not be commodified or erased.”

Brandi Douglas , Steph Viera

"Commodification of the rainbow flag and Queer culture does little to nothing to benefit those within the 2SLGBTQ+ community itself, nor does it address the violence continually directed towards these relatives."
NDN Collective
408 Knollwood Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
P: +1 (605) 791-3999
E: info@ndncollective.org
© 2021 NDN Collective. All rights reserved.