Community Action Fund

Grant Deadline
NDN Collective

Application Deadline: October 31, 2024. The Community Action Fund Grant supports efforts that include community organizing, amplification of community voices, and utilize a wide variety of tactics imperative to shifting the political and financial systems that are impacting our communities. The Grant is available on an ongoing basis as funds are available.Areas of emphasis may include: climate justice and racial equity efforts, challenging the extractive industry, accelerating the just energy transition in Indigenous communities, healing justice work within the movement, and training the next generation of community organizers.  Direct expenses may include funding for travel, supplies, equipment, consultants, contractual services and staff that support various forms of NVDA (non-violent direct action), i.e.;  marches, camps, boycotts, prayer vigils as a form of resistance, organizing or protest to affect change.  Action may also include community-based response to climate events such as flooding, fires, earthquakes.

Funding Amount
$15,000 to $40,000
Matching Funds
Indigenous-led non-profit organizations within the U.S.
U.S. based Tribes, tribal non-profit entities or tribal programs, Alaska Native Villages or their non-profit entities
First Nations or Inuit and Metis communities, groups and organizations based in Canada
Indigenous communities, groups and organizations based in Mexico
Individual Indigenous people leading direct action or movement building work.
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