2018-19 Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
Indigenous Environmental Network, Western Mining Action Network
Description: 

Deadline Passed 10/01/2019. Deadline Unknown 2020. The IEN/WMAN Mining Mini-Grants Program offers financial grant assistance to communities threatened or adversely affected by mining in the U.S. and Canada. We recognize that mining activity often has detrimental impacts to all aspects of community and cultural well-being and IEN/WMAN encourages projects that strive to protect the environment, ecosystems, cultural resources, and community health from mining impacts. IEN is now accepting applications online. Go to WMAN's website where you will find the new application form to fill in. 

Category: 
mining, community health, public health, cultural well-being, adaptation
Funding Amount: 
This year, we will fund approximately 70 grantees at $3,000 each and 10 grantees at $5,000 each.
Eligibility: 
Priority is given to community-based grassroots groups and Tribal/First Nations directly affected by mining.
Contact Information: 
For questions contact Simone Senogles, Indigenous Environmental Network, (218) 751-4967, simone@ienearth.org; or Mary Costello, WMAN Network Coordinator at (208) 610-4896, wmancoordinator@outlook.com. You can also email questions to: wman.ien.minigrants@gmail.com