Alaska Native Fund

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
NGO
Description: 

RFP closed for 2016. The Alaska Native Fund’s purpose is to 'advance Alaska Native priorities for protecting the land and sustaining our ways of life.' The Fund provides an Indigenous framework for addressing critical environmental issues and promotes innovative strategies to strengthen capacity of Alaska Native organizations and communities. The Fund’s goals are: 1) Leverage more foundation and donor resources for Native organizations; 2) Support Alaska Native strategies and solutions on environmental issues; and 3) Build relationships to grow and strengthen conservation in Alaska. The Fund supports Alaska Native-led projects that incorporate Indigenous and Traditional Knowledge to; address the impacts of climate change, promote sustainable alternatives to extractive industries, ensure food security in the marine environment and draw connections between human and environmental health. PLEASE NOTE: 12/1/2014 is the due date for a letter of inquiry.

Category: 
Environmental Justice, Regulatory
Funding Amount: 
Grant range for qualifying Alaska Native organizations: $10,000-$20,000; Individuals: up to $10,000.
Matching Funds: 
NA

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Alaska Native Tribes, nonprofit organizations (with Alaska Native majority on the Council or Board of Directors) and Alaska Native individuals.
Contact Information: 
Polly Carr, Program Officer (907) 276-1917 grants@alaskaconservation.org