Application Deadline: July 15, 2022
Native Voices Rising
Common Counsel Foundation and Native Americans in Philanthropy are pleased to announce that the Native Voices Rising 2022 grant pool is now open for both donors and potential applicants. We are honored for the ongoing support of community and funder partners to mark this 10th anniversary of Native Voices Rising grantmaking.
Since its inception, Native Voice Rising has awarded $5.5 million of grants to 145+ Native-led, grassroots organizations. These grant partners are collectively engaging tens of thousands of Native community members across the country while focusing on a wide range of critical issues — including environmental and climate justice, health and healing, voter and civic engagement, and youth and intergenerational engagement.
These groups are working across the country to improve the lives of Native communities through organizing and advocacy efforts. Central to Native Voices Rising is a community-led grantmaking approach with Native community members empowered to make grant decisions.
Is your organization based in and serving a Native community or
Does your organization have a strong set of leaders and board members
comprised of 51% Native Americans who represent and are accountable to
the community that is served?
Does your organization have a leadership development or political
education program for Native community members?
Does your organization engage Native community members in determining
priorities and the focus of its programs?
Does your organization engage a significant number of community
members to take collective action to promote public policy or campaign for
corporate accountability to address the problems in your community? (This
can be at the tribal, local, state, national or international levels, as well as
against corporate actors)
Does your organization have IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, 7871
Designation, or a fiscal sponsor who does?
We encourage applications from Native-led groups that have a membership base in the community, work to develop leadership, and take collective action to win progressive social change.
Official Website: Native Voices Rising 2022 grant application