November, 2010

Rose Moon


"We need to save those Elders who cannot speak for themselves -- the trees."  
Haida Gwaii, Traditional Circle of Elders


Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving: Annual Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island
November 25th, 2010
San Francisco, CA
Giving Thanks to the Creator and Mother Earth. Dedicated to our Ancestors, Sacred Places and Future Generations

Virtual Town Hall on children and hunger
November 15, 2010
What you can do to help Congress to pass the child nutrition bill

Lost Sparrow
November 16, 2010
Independent Lens, PBS
Unravels the mystery surrounding 1978 deaths of two Crow boys, Bobby and Tyler Billings

Do Something Seed & Growth Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
For community action project ideas and programs that are just getting started.

Bank of the West Charitable Investments Program
Deadline: Ongoing
Supports nonprofits which improve the quality of life, particularly for low- and moderate-income individuals and communities.

JPMorgan Chase Foundation Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
For community development,  youth education, and arts and culture
PepsiCo Foundation Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
For global partnerships that improve the quality of life across communities in areas of great need.

Home Delivery and Food Backpacks Demonstration Projects
Deadline: November 19, 2010.
Supports home delivery and food backpack services for children living in low-income areas who face hunger.

Next Generation Learning Challenges
Deadline: Nov 19, 2010
Focused on improving college completion, particularly for low-income young adult
Morrill Scholars Program
Deadline: December 1, 2010
Ohio State University
America's largest diversity scholarship program with over 400 awards of at least full tuition to potential students from minority cultures.

Puffin Foundation Artist Grants
Deadline: December 1, 2010
Provides grants to art organizations and artists who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy.

Newberry Library Seminar in American Indian Studies,
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Chicago Illinois
"The End of Pre-History: Environmental Epistemology in the Lower Ohio River Valley" J

International Conference on HATE, CENSORSHIP & FORBIDDEN CURRICULA. 
Dec 2 - 4, 2010
University Of Arizona Tuscon
Focusing on student/community resistance to cultural issues. Leslie Marmon Silko and  Simon Ortiz will speak

Storytelling for the Holiday Season
December 11, 2010
Santa Rosa, CA

Saucony Run for Good Foundation
Deadline: December 13, 2010
Grants for organizations that initiate and support running and fitness programs for kids under 18.

Coral Reef Conservation Fund
Deadline: December 15, 2010
Provides grants to reduce and prevent degradation of coral reefs and associated reef habitats.

Temper of the Times Foundation
Deadline: December 15, 2010.
Provides funds to underwrite advertising that promotes wildland ecosystem conservation and restoration in the U.S.

General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids Grant Program
Deadline: December 15, 2010.
Grants for programs to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.
Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation Invites Applications for Youth Education Grants
Deadline: December 27, 2010
For programs that provide hands-on introduction to boating and fishing for youth in underserved and minority communities.

Project Orange Thumb Garden Grants D
Deadline: December 31, 2010
Grants to support community groups working on gardening projects in their neighborhoods .garden makeover

Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries
Deadline: December 31, 2010
The goal of the Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries is to provide print books to the K-12 school libraries and students that need them the most.
The Paul Lucas Conference in History
Deadline: December 31, 2010
Indiana University,  Indiana
Topic: Consensus and Compromise in Cultural Change

Castle Ink Cartridges Scholarships
Deadline: December 31, 2010
Available to students committed to recycling and the environment

Captain Planet Foundation: Grants for the Environment
Deadline: December 31, 2010
Funds hands-on environmental projects for youth around the world.
"Up Where We Belong" Native Musicians in Popular Culture
Ends: January 2, 2011
National Museum of the American Indian
The stories, histories, music, and collaborations of Native musicians and musical artists.

Thunder in the Desert
December 30, 2011 - January 9, 2012
Tucson, AZ
Invites the world's indigenous cultures: to share their unique cultural expressions with peoples from other tribes.

Bayer USA Foundation Educational Grants
Deadlines: January 1, 2011
Supports programs that enhance the quality of life, provide unique and enriching opportunities that connect diverse groups
Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Accepting Letters of Inquiry
Deadline: January 1, 2011
For nonprofits working to protect the world's wildlife and ecosystems through established conservation programs.

Hawaii International Conference on  Education
January 4-7, 2011
Honolulu, Hawaii

Relatives as Parents Program
Deadline: January 5, 2011
To create and improve services for grandparents and those who are parenting relatives' children.
Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund Grants
Deadline: January 1, 2011
Supports projects that help conserve endangered or threatened species, their habitats, and the communities that surround them.

National Park Service: American Battlefield Protection Program
Deadline: January 13, 2011
Supports the protection of battlefield  and associated sites located on American soil or within U.S. territorial waters.

California Wildlands Grassroots Fund
Deadline: December 20, 2010
The California Wildlands Grassroots Fund supports nonprofit organizations that show a demonstrated ability and commitment to conserve California's natural landscapes, ecosystems, plants, and wildlife.

January 30 - February 15, 2011
Tucson, AZ
10,000 years of culture, 150 tribes, 14 days<

Giving Soul Scholarships
Available to all college students who are actively making a difference in the world. .]

Hardwood Forest Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2011
Available to undergraduate seniors, master's and doctorate students enrolled in an education program
Project VoiceScape
Deadline: January 14, 2011
Provides mentorship to young filmmakers in grades 7-12 and showcases their work on PBS/POV related media

Indian Arts Research Center Fellowships
Deadline: January 15, 2011
Santa Fe, New Mexico
To advance the work of mature and emerging Native artists.

 How Can I Get an Indian Scholarship? List of Tribal Colleges BrainTrack
Directory for university/college searches.
Catching the Dream
Formerly "The Native American Scholarship Fund"
Tribal Grants Information How to Spot a Scholarship Scam
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