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Honor the Earth Grant Making Program: Call for Applications (North America)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 22, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on July 29, 2021
Honor the Earth Grant Making Program poster
Honor the Earth Grant Making Program poster

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.

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Program's goals:
• 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.

Eligibility Criteria:
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

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 22
Jun 22

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 23
Jun 23

Thanks, Ana.