The priority area of focus is in the protection and revitalization of sacred ways, rivers, and places.
They are passionate in supporting the opposition to extreme extraction and the transition to an Indigenous economy.
Honor the Earth’s Building Resilience in Indigenous Communities Initiative will grant to organizations working to increase Indigenous communities’ capacity to adapt to climate change in ways that preserve and restore Indigenous cultures.
Resilience Theory is a discussion about how communities and societies will adapt to climate change. We understand that we must mitigate climate change and adapt, or we will be in a very difficult place as Indigenous peoples.
Utilize This Offer
• To support and forward the development of culturally-based, Indigenous solutions to climate change based on re-localizing food and energy economies;
• To foster restoration of traditional knowledge as a key adaptation and mitigation strategy to ensure a safe and healthy future for our children and the next seven generations.
Areas of work:
a) Implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency / weatherization improvements to advance community dignity and energy sovereignty and;
b) Creating food security utilizing Indigenous varieties and organic production.
1. Work that builds resilience in Indigenous communities;
2. Organizations with 501(c)(3) status or an equivalent. Applicants will be asked to provide proof of this nonprofit or tax-exempt status when applying for a grant.
3. Native organizations in Mexico, United States, and Canada.
If you wish to apply but do not have 501(c)(3) or similar status, a fiscal agent may be used.
Priority is given to grassroots, community-based organizations and groups with a lack of access to federal and / or tribal funding resources.
Grants range from US$1,000 to US$5,000.
For more information, please visit https://www.honorearth.org/grants_process