Native Village Opportunities
May, 2012


"Yes, there is hope and there is opportunity. 
But it's up to you to grab it."
Sial Thonolig, Tohono O'odham
 

Endangered Species Day
May 18, 2012
www.stopextinction.org/esd.html

National Clean Plant Network Grants
Deadline: May 25, 2012
To protect U.S. specialty crops from the spread of economically harmful plant pests and diseases.
http://nationalcleanplantnetwork.org/

Get Ur Good On Grants
Deadline: May 27, 2012
Supports youth-led projects, ages 5-26
www.ysa.org/grants/gurgo
 
Gardens for Good Grant Program
Deadline: May 31, 2012
Helps urban communities increase acreage and access to organic food production
http://pndapps.fdncenter.org/

WISE Awards
Deadline: May 31, 2012.
Awards innovative educational projects for their concrete, positive impact upon society.
http://www.iie.org/

Our Shared Past
Deadline: May 31, 2012
For research teams and centers working to encourage new approaches to world history curriculum
http://foundationcenter.org/
NAA: Young Publishers Program
Deadline: rolling
Helps high school students and advisers learn the skills required for success in newspaper publishing
h
ttp://www.naafoundation.org/

WKCD Graduation Speech Contest
Deadline: June 1, 2012
What factors make a nation healthy?
http://www.whatkidscando.org/

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2012
For students pursuing a career and degree in fields relating to banking, management and administration, and more
http://www.aigcs.org
EPA: Sense of Wonder Contest
Deadline: June 1, 2012
For joint project by an elder and youth that best expresses the Sense of Wonder that you feel for nature.
http://www.epa.gov/

FIY Impact Fund
Deadline: June 7, 2012
Provides resources for underserved youth, ages 13-18, to connect with the outdoors
http://foundationcenter.org/

Promise Neighborhoods Program
(Recommended) Early Deadline: June 8, 2012
Final Deadline: July 27, 2012
Funds to improve children's education and development in our most distressed communities.
http://www.gpo.gov/
FY12 Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)
Deadline: June 8, 2012
For minority youth health programs
https://www.grantsolutions.gov/

Saucony: Run for Good
Deadline: June 13, 2012.
Grants to initiate and support running and fitness programs for kids.
www.sauconyrunforgood.com/

"50 States for Good" Program
Deadline: June 12, 2012
Funds for grassroots organizations that provide volunteer-driven environmental, health, and human service programs.
http://pndapps.fdncenter.org/
Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums grant
Deadline: June 15, 2012
Support for mentor-led, interest-based, youth-centered collaborative learning using digital and traditional media.
http://foundationcenter.org/

A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: June 15, 2012
For AI/AN/NH AISES members pursuing degrees in the sciences, engineering, medicine, natural resources, math and technology
www.aises.org
NIEA John C. Rouillard and Alice Tonemah Memorial Scholarship
Deadline:  June 15, 2012
For AI/AN/NH students pursuing degrees for the Fall 2012 semester
http://niea.org
Farm to School Grants
Assistance in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools.
http://www.fns.usda.gov

Intertribal Youth Event
June 21-24, 2012   
Eastern Sierra, California  www.intertribalyouth.org/

Teaching With A Cultural Eye
June 21-22, 2012
Oakland, CA
www.nationalequityproject.org
Native American Artist Fellowship Program
Deadline: June 21, 2012
Supports American Indian artists working in the visual arts, filmmaking, music, dance, literature, and traditional arts
http://foundationcenter.org/

Alianait Arts Festival
June 29 - July 2, 2012
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Brings together performing artists from across Nunavut, the circumpolar regions and the world.
www.alianait.ca/

Free Spring of Sustainability 2012 Interactive Seminars!
Ends: June 22, 2012
Features 100 leaders in sustainability in free interactive teleseminars with virtual summits and live events around the globe.
http://org2.democracyinaction.org

Fallen Warriors Sacred Ceremony and Traditional Powwow
June 22-24, 2012
Bowling Green, Ohio
Supporting Tcumtha~ Calling All Tribes Back To The Circle Of Our Ancestors
http://americanindiancenter.org/

Development Research Conference
June 27-30, 2012
Auckland,New Zealand
Highlights indigeneity and the multidisciplinary approach used for indigenous development.
http://www.h-net.org/

International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2012
Date: June 27-30, 2012
Auckland, New Zealand
www.indigenousdevelopment2012.ac.nz
Open Spaces Sacred Places National Awards
Deadline: June 29, 2012
To develop significant new public  green spaces in urban settings
http://www.opensacred.org/grants

"Creating the Future We Want"  Essay Contest
Deadline: June 30, 2012
From UNESCO and the Boi Peace Foundation
http://www.goipeace.or.jp

Finish Line Youth Foundation
Deadline: June 30, September 30, and December 31, 2012
Grants for camps and community-based athletics and lifestyle activities for youth age 18.
http://www.finishline.com
Mario Savio Young Activist Award
Deadline: June 30, 2012
Presented to a young social change activist committed to human rights and social justice....
http://foundationcenter.org/

Native Voices at the Autry Call for Scripts
Deadline: July 1, 2012
Inviting short scripts on theme: "Indians in America: Native American Athletes Take the Field"
http://theautry.org/

12TH Annual Conference for Indian Families
Deadline: July 1, 2012
August 2-4, 2012
Universal City, California
Celebrating Indian Families. Conducted by The National Indian Justice Center
www.nijc.org/conferences.html
Baseball Tomorrow Fund
January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1, annually
Grants to promote the growth of youth baseball/softball. From MLB and MLBP.
http://mlb.mlb.com/

Promise Neighborhoods Program
Final Deadline: July 27, 2012
Funds to improve children's education and development in distressed communities.
http://www.gpo.gov

Tony Hawk Foundation Skatepark Grants
Deadline: July 2, 2012
Grants to low-income areas of the United States for the construction of public skateparks.
http://foundationcenter.org
2012-13 Bush Fellowship Program
Deadlines:  July 9, 2012
Grants to help solve tough community problems for the 23 Indian Nations in MN, ND, SD...
http://foundationcenter.org/

American Indian Scouting Association 2012 Seminar
July 14-18, 2012
Tahlequah, OK
http://amerindscouting.org/

Deer Park Teen Camp 2012   
July 11-15, 2012
Escondido, California
A peaceful retreat led cooperatively by word-renowned leader of peace Thich Nhat Hanh http://www.intertribalyouth.org/
Vine Deloria, Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium
July 12-14, 2012
Northwest Indian College, Bellingham, WA

American Indian Teacher Education Conference
July 13-14, 2012
Northern Arizona University,
Flagstaff, AZ  Contact:
For indigenous educators and activists to share ideas for improving American Indian education.
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Deadline: July 13, 2012
For Native graduate and undergraduate students
www.aigcs.org/Scholarships.aspx

American Legion Child Welfare Funds
Deadline: July 15, 2012
For programs that support the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of U.S. children.
http://foundationcenter.org/

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