NATIVE VILLAGE OPPORTUNITIES
Summer, 2010


We the People,
Wayne Eagleboy"

"Every law in this country was created without the consent of Native peoples and is applied unequally at our expense."   Leonard Peltier
 

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Review
Comment Deadline: July 15, 2010
Meeting Schedule posted on site.
Tell the U.S. government your opinion on their stand on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
http://www.state.gov/

Native Arts & Cultures Foundation
Supports the creation of new work by Native artists through its Artistic Innovation: Through the Soul of an Artist program.
http://nativeartsandcultures.com/

National Native Artist Exchange
Supports the exchange of artistic skills and knowledge among Native artists. American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian artists
http://www.nefa.org/
The Jonas Brothers Change for the Children Foundation
Deadline: July 15, 2010
Grants to individuals taking action in their communities across the U.S. and Canada
www.dosomething.org/grants/

Sizzlin' Summer Saturdays
July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2019
Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
FREE admission, performances, and art activities
http://www.heard.org/Sizzlin/

Summer  Institute for Intercultural Communication 
July 14-30, 2010
Portland, Oregon, 97225
http://www.intercultural.org/
Global Disney Friends for Change Grants
Deadline: July 15, 2010
Funds youth-led (ages 5-18) projects  that focus on the environment.,  
http://foundationcenter.org/

2010 Fall Hearst Fellowship
Deadline: July 15, 2010
For a diverse group of students to learn about philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and more.
http://foundationcenter.org/p

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Grants
Deadline: July 15, 2010
Supports organizations that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children.
http://www.cwf-inc.org/

Do Something Grants
Deadline: July 15, 2010
Grants to individuals age 25 or younger taking action through sustainable projects, programs, or ideas.
http://foundationcenter.org/
Why Hunger: Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards
Deadline: July 15, 2010
Grants to organizations  fighting hunger and poverty by helping people improve their lives and communities.
www.whyhunger.org/
Healthy Living Grant Program
Deadline: July 15, 2010
Supports projects about healthy lifestyles for underserved and/or at-risk youth between 2-21.
http://www.ama-assn.org/
Lloyd New Institute of Native American Art
July 19 - 23, 2010
Cody, Wyoming,
For students and teachers interested in Native American art and culture
http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/

2011 Collaboration Prize
Deadline: July 16, 2010
Showcases models of collaboration among nonprofit organizations. 
 www.thecollaborationprize.org

Scholarships for Business Majors
Deadline: July 23, 2010
Awards scholarships to American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business.
http://r20.rs6.net/
NEA Green Across America Grant Award Program
Deadline: July 30, 2010.
For programs that encourage K-12 students to become more earth-friendly in their neighborhoods and communities.
http://www.grantstation.com/

Seed Grants for Childcare Programs, The Department of Health & Human Services
Deadline: July 26, 2010
Helps fund quality childcare programs for Native Hawaiian and American Indians.
http://cdpublications.com/

NAFOA Scholarship Program
Deadline: July 30, 2010
Assists NA/AN students working toward a degree within a financially related field.
www.nafoa.org
The Edbesendowen Scholarship Program
Deadline: September 1, 2010
Scholarship to American Indian students attending a college or university.
www.indigenous-early-intervention.com
Keepers of the Fire scholarship
Deadline: September 1, 2010
Scholarships to American Indian students attending a college or university.
www.indigenous-early-intervention.com/
MishkoswIn Scholarship Program
Deadline: September 1, 2010
Scholarship to American Indian students attending a college or university.
www.indigenous-early-intervention.com/
BE UNICEF Teacher Institute
August 3-4, 2010
Denver, CO
Focuses on global issues that affect children worldwide and how to bring these issues in the classroom

Summer Cultural Arts Classes for Adults and Children
August 2-6, 2010
Portland, IN
Sponsored by NCGLNAC  (National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture)
www.n
cglnac.org

Consortium in American Indian Studies 2010 Graduate Student Conference
August 6-7, 2010
Newberry Library, Chicago
Living Earth Festival
August 7-9, 2010
Smithsonian NMAI, Washington DC
A cultural festival honoring native contributions to our environment and sustaining their lifeways and foodways
http://www.nmai.si.edu/
American Indian Fellowship in Business Scholarship Program
Deadline: August 7, 2009
American Indian college or graduate students majoring in business.
http://www.ncaied.org/
Service Learning Workshop Mini-Grants for Community Colleges
Deadline: August 6, 2010
http://www.aacc.nche.edu/
2010 Indian Summer Showcase
Ends: August 8, 2010
NMAI Washington, D.C.
The NMAI joins the Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, and Peru embassies for  cultural festivals throughout the summer..
http://www.nmai.si.edu/

International Forgiveness Day
August 8, 2010
http://www.forgivenessalliance.org/

World's Indigenous People's Day
August 9, 2010
By resolution of the United Nations
SuperFuture Scholarship Fund
Deadline: August 15, 2010
For students in grades 7 through graduate school  who have a passion for their future and embrace society and culture positively.
http://superfuturescholarship.org/
10th Pacific Arts Association International Symposium
Pacific Arts Association Cook Islands 
The theme ‘Pacific Arts in the 21st Century Museums, New Global Communities and Future Trends’
Books for Children Program
Deadline: August 15, 2010
New, quality hardcover children's books will be donated to rural public libraries located within the United States that have limited operating budgets and active children's departments.
http://foundationcenter.org/

America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations Planning Grants
Deadline: August 18, 2010
Supports projects in the humanities that explore stories, ideas, and beliefs in order to deepen our understanding of our lives and our world.
http://www.neh.gov/grants/

International Language of Spirit Conference, SEED Graduate Institute
August 15 - 17, 2010
The beginnings of a new language through dialogues with Native elders, quantum physicists and other Western scientists
www.seedgraduateinstitute.org

Walmart Foundation State Giving Program
Deadline: August 20, 2010
Grants for education, job skills training, health, environment and environmental sustainability
http://walmartstores.com/
9th World Indigenous Women and Wellness Conference
August 22-25, 2010
Australia
www.larrakia.com

Umpqua Hula and the Arts Multicultural Festival
August 21 - 22, 2010
Roseburg, Oregon.
Dedicated to the teachings of traditional Hawaiian culture, language, history, and dance to all who wish to learn.
www.hekulanameahawaii.org

NIEA Annual Scholarship
Deadline: August 23, 2010
Awarded to American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian  students pursuing an associate, bachelor, master, or doctoral degree.
http://www.niea.org/events/
Patagonia Environmental Grants Program
Deadline: August 31, 2010
For grassroots activist organizations working on campaigns to preserve and protect local habitat.
http://www.patagonia.com/grants
Indian Employment Assistance Grants - Division of Job Placement and Training
Deadline: August 26, 2010
http://www.educationmoney.com/
Native American Heritage Days Festival
August 28-29, 2010
Garfield Park, Indianapolis, IN
NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC. (
Deadline: September 15, 2010
For Native students in Math; Engineering; Science;Business; Education; Computer Science
E-mail: NScholarsh@aol.co
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Ghigau Scholarship
Deadline: September 1, 2010
Scholarship to American Indian students attending a college or university in the United States or Canada or other Indigenous Communities.
www.indigenous-early-intervention.com

Space for Change
Deadline: September 17, 2010
Provide support for planning and pre-development activities for cultural arts spaces.
http://www.lincnet.net/
Global Youth Social Entrepreneur Competition
Deadline: September 20, 2010
For young people ages 12 and 24 whose entrepreneurial ventures are making a positive impact on their communities....
http://pndapps.fdncenter.org/link/132/rfp

First Nations, Lasting Nations- Community and University Partnerships in Indigenous New England Conference
September 17-18, 2010
University of New Hampshire

An Intercultural Journey through Music & Breads
September 20, 2010
Ohio State University, Columbus
http://multiculturalcenter.osu.edu/
Save The Child / Save The Teenager
September 23 – 24, 2010
Sioux Falls, SD –
Academic Excellence Workshop
For teachers, tutors, classroom aides, Indian Ed,  after school and Tribal staff. 
www.stcstt.com

Fostering Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurship in the Americas
September 21-22, 2010
Manaus, Brazil
http://fibeamanaus.mgt.unm.edu

Save The Child / Save The Teenager
September 27 – 28, 2010
Billings, MT
Academic Excellence Workshop
For teachers, tutors, classroom aides, Indian Ed,  after school and Tribal education staff.
www.stcstt.com
  Save the Frogs Art Contest
Deadline: September 29, 2010
Create cool artwork that will help save our rapidly declining frog populations
www.savethefrogs.com/
 
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