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Application Deadline: September 2022

Application Procedure

Fellowship funding is taxable income in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. All NDN fellows, upon notification of acceptance, should consult a qualified tax advisor on the implications of receiving the Fellowship, in order to properly plan and manage their finances. We do not control, evaluate, endorse or guarantee any of the advice provided by an independent tax advisor. Further, we do not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, products, services, and content provided by an independent tax advisor.

Eligibility Requirements

1. Align with NDN Collective’s mission to build the collective power of Indigenous peoples, communities, and nations to exercise our inherent right to self-determination, while fostering a world that is built on a foundation of justice and equity for all people and the planet

2. Identify as an Indigenous person whose ancestry comes from the original people of what is now known as Canada, the United States (including Hawaii and Puerto Rico), and Mexico.

3. At least 18 years of age by the time the Fellowship begins

Application Procedure

All NDN Changemaker Fellows that successfully complete the fellowship will be enrolled in the Alumni Program in January of the year following their fellowship. The Alumni Program components will include addition to a Changemakers ListServ, a place to share important updates, funding opportunities, job opportunities, etc. with the network of NDN Changemaker Fellow alumni. It will provide an opportunity to engage with new cohorts through participation in their welcoming webinar, site visits, and potential mentorship connections, and opportunities to be showcased in our marketing and communications. Alumni will have the opportunity to join future pro bono strategic advising sessions run by NDN Partners on topics of interest to them, including collaboration, strategic planning, impact evaluation, systems dynamics, etc, and may also have opportunities to be connected to funders by NDN Foundation staff where relevant and appropriate. Finally, Alumni will have access to the Changemaker Resource bank with resources on personal and professional development and networking opportunities.


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