Land Defenders and Water Protectors

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
06/07/2019
Organization: 
Seventh Generation for Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Description: 

The Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples is inviting proposals for the Land Defenders and Water Protectors Program: supporting Indigenous community-based organizations protecting Earth’s natural systems and ability to nurture and sustain life. Upholding Indigenous territorial sovereignty and self-determination, Native land stewardship practices, and the defense of sacred lands, waters and species. Potential projects may include:

  • Peaceful direct actions and frontline organizing
  • Sacred site protection
  • Environmental education and issue advocacy
  • Indigenous appropriate and traditional technologies
Category: 
land, water, conservation, indigenous, community-based, sovereignty, stewardship, defense
Funding Amount: 
$500-$10,000
Matching Funds: 
unknown

Geography:

Eligibility: 
minimum of %80 Indigenous Board of Directors and also an Indigenous Executive Director; 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status, Fiscal Sponsorship, or other tax-exempt status (if operating within the United States)
Contact Information: 
If you have any questions, please contact Carlrey Arroyo, Program Associate for Land Defenders and Water Protectors, directly at (707) 825-7640 x123 or at carlrey@7genfund.org.