Native Village Opportunities
March 2016

"Heal yourself - your physical and spiritual bodies. Regenerate yourself with light, and then help those who have poverty of the soul. Return to the inner spirit, which we have abandoned while looking elsewhere for happiness."
Willaru Huayta, Quecha Nation, Peru

Deadline: April 29, 2016
 $17,400,000 available for grants to help Native American youth become college- and career-ready

Imaginative 2016 Film and Video Tour
March 15-17, Whitehorse, YT
March 20, Agassiz, BC
March 24-25, Fredericton, NB
March 27-29  Rexton, NB
April 2 - 6,  Iqaluit, NU
April 7 Cornwall, ON
April 21-24, Parry Sound, ON
May 4 - 6 - Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
Additional dates TBA
Brings a selection of Indigenous-made film and video works to communities throughout Canada!

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 15, 2016
NYC, New York
Sharing awareness, because Red Lives Matter!
Native Explorers Program
Deadline: March 15, 2016
Provides out-of-the classroom, hands-on experiences to strengthen students' knowledge of science, medicine and native cultures

The First Nations Film and Video Festival
Deadline: March 15, 2016
Event Date: May 1 - 10, 2016
Chicago, IL and area
Also offers an Educational Component for the classroom and event programming, including a presentation on Native Americans in media and screening of short films

The Charles Redd  Western Studies Awards, Grants, and Fellowships
Deadline: March 15, 2016
For research related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming
Captain Planet Ecotech Grants
Deadline: March 15, 2016
For projects that motivate children to use innovation, nature-based design or technology to address environmental problems in their communities

Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
Deadline: March 15, 2016
For a physician or dentist from an historically disadvantaged background  in the process of completing or finished with their formal clinical training

National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest
Deadline: March 16, 2016
Open to all students in Grade 5.
Free Webinar: Business Plan Development to Expand Opportunities for Native Ranchers and Farmers
March 16, 2016
From First Nations Development Institute

The Business of Indian Agriculture Training
March 16-17, 2016
Scottsdale, AZ
Helps farmers and ranchers succeed in managing their businesses.

California Conference on American Indian Education
March 17-19, 2016
Redding, CA
The conference theme is "Indian Education: Creating Connections!"
Nemo Ha´de´e´st'i?´i?´
March 18-24, 2016
View the Disney/Pixar film, translated into the Dine language, being held at select theaters.

Voya Foundation College Readiness Programs
Deadline: March 18, 2016
Supports programs that encourage parental involvement as a means to improve high school graduation rates

Earth Hour 2016
March 19, 2016
Join the biggest grassroots movement for our environment and shine a light on climate action!
2016 Miss Indian World Competition
Deadline: March 20, 2016
Open to single Native women, ages 18-25.

NACF National Artist Fellowship
Deadline: March 21, 2016
Supports American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists in the fields of Traditional Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Artistic Innovation and Literature

Hillman Foundation Innovations in Care Program
Deadline: March 21, 2016
For improving health outcomes for vulnerable populations, lowering costs, and enhancing the patient and family caregiver experience
Kickstarter School Webinar
March 21, 2016
Free webinar helps Indigenous filmmakers to improve and advance their film projects.

Together We Are Stronger
May 22, 2016
Indigenous women's movements to end violence against AI/AN and Aboriginal women

45th Trail of Tears Art Show
Submission Deadline: March 23, 2016
April 9, 2016
Park Hill, OK
Brings together talented Native American artists from various tribal nations throughout the country
Generation Indigenous Denver
March 25, 2016 
Denver, Colorado
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

SFA Summer Oral History Workshop Grants
Deadline: March 25, 2016
Event Date: July 11-15. 2016
Atlanta, GA
Open to undergraduate and graduate students, and those currently working in oral history or documentary fieldwork.

Cherokee Nation Spring Education Tours
Deadline: March 25, 2016
Tulsa, OK
Gives elementary students, grades 1-4, an exclusive look at Cherokee Nation's rich history and culture.
Amerind Risk Poster Contest
Deadline: March 25, 2016
Sponsored by Tribal Housing Authorities for Native Students, grades K-8, create a winning poster with the theme, Safety.

IHS Scholarship Program
New applicant deadline: March 28, 2016
Helps qualified AI/AN health professions students establish an educational foundation for each stage of their pre-professional careers.

Revitalizing Food Culture from the Cascades to the Salish Sea
Tuesdays from March 29 - April 19, 2016
Seattle, WA
Explore how Native plants of the northwest were managed, harvested, and prepared by Indigenous peoples for food and material items.
Eastern Woodlands Training and Regional Meeting
March 29-31, 2016
Hollywood, FL
Sponsored by the Seminole Tribe of Florida

The 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference
March 30 - April 2, 2016
Minneapolis, MN

Irvine Foundation Arts Engagement Projects
Deadline: : March 30, 2016
Awarded to projects that aim to engage new and diverse Californian audiences in the arts.
Kamehameha Scholars Program
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Supports Native Hawaiian students, grades 9 thru first year of college, to achieving a higher education degree, entering the career of their choosing, and become servant leaders

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation  Mini-Grants
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Grants  to educators to create special activities and events for their students outside the standard curriculum.

Summer Intensive in Indigenous Law and Comparative Indigenous Legal Issues
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Deadline: May 2016
The University of Victoria, B.C.
For students or those working in the field of indigenous law
Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2016
For minority students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program


CANFIT Scholarships
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Undergraduate and graduate scholarships for minority students to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts.

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College Writers Conference
March 31 - April 2, 2016
New Town, ND
The theme of this year's conference is "Indigenous Aesthetic."
International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons: North American Indian Scholarships
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Grants to American Indian undergrad students for technical, vocational or college studies,

Entertainment Software Association Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Assists women and minority students pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts.

Amerind Risk Poster Contest Judging
April 1-22, 2016
Vote for your favorite youth poster with the topic of safety.
Florida Humanities Council Community Projects Grants
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Supports public humanities projects related to Florida or of interest to Floridians.


World of Children 2016 Awards Program
Deadline: April  1, 2016
Supports programs (5 areas: five categories -- Protection, Education, Humanitarian, Health, Youth) that help ensure their lives will be touched, improved, and changed forever.

ESA Computer, Video Game Scholarships
Deadline: April 1, 2016
For women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts.
Reducing Health Disparities in Hawaii Projects
Deadline: April  1, 2016
For projects designed to reduce health disparities between Native Hawaiians and other racial/ethnic groups in Hawaii..

Ohio Academy of History Annual Meeting and Conference
April 1-2, 2016
North Canton, Ohio

Native American in Philanthropy Awards
Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2016
The awards will be presented to the recipients on May 26, 2016 at the national conference
American Indian Student Art Show and Sale
April 2-4, 2016
Phoenix, AZ
The Heard Museum hosts this national event celebrating the achievements of young Native artists.

2016 Myaamiaki Conference
April 2, 2016
Oxford, OH
Theme: "We Pick Up The Threads Of Our Knowledge"

2016 Cherokee Art Market Youth Competition
Submission Date: April 1, 2016
April 9, 2016
Park Hill, OK
For Native American youth artists, grades 6-12, from various tribal nations throughout the country
NCGLNAC Spring Cultural Art Classes
April 2-3, 2016
Portland, IN
Explores the arts, traditions, culture and history of Great Lakes Native Americans through hands-on classroom experience

Lakota Language Weekend
April 2-3, 2016
Rapid City, SD
An intensive Lakota language-learning experience

Ancient Hawaii
April 2-30, 2016
Honolulu, HA
photographic images based on some of the most popular Hawaiian Legends
National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
April 3-6, 2016
St. Paul, MN
Participants offer their unique perspectives on improving the well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native children and families.

Frank Pommersheim: 25 Years As A Tribal Appellate Justice
April 4, 2016
Portland, OR
Free and open to the public

Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship
Deadline: TBA
For high school senior from a  minority background who will be playing golf at the collegiate level.
The American Indian Education Fund Scholarships
Deadline: April 4, 2016
Many offerings from one of the U.S.'s largest grantors of scholarships to Native Americans

Greening STEM Integration Grants
Deadline: April 5, 2016
for projects that support the integration of Greening STEM into current or new programming or curriculum.

Building Spaces, Places, and Publics: Indigenizing American Studies
April 7, 2016 to April 9, 2016
Walla Walla, WA
Features keynote speakers Amy Lonetree, historian at the University of California-Santa Cruz, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Trahant
Lead2Feed Challenge
Deadline: April 8, 2016
For middle and high school student teams:  support for service-learning projects that raise awareness of world hunger.

NABA-AZ Golf Tournament
April 9, 2016
Scottsdale, AZ
Hosted by the Native American Bar Association of Arizona.

Generation Indigenous Green Bay
 April 9, 2016
Green Bay, Wisconsin
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.
Endangered Language Fund Grants
Deadline: April 10, 2016
Supports Language maintenance initiative for languages in danger of disappearing in the next couple generations


NIHB National Tribal Public Health Summit
April 11-13, 2016
Atlanta, GA
Topic:  "Achieving Health Equity: Re-envisioning Tribal Public Health for Future Generations"

Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium Scholarship
Deadline: April 12, 2016
Event Date: August 16-19, 2016
Glendale, CA
A four-day intensive business program for diverse undergraduate students
National Institute on the Prosecution of Sexual Violence in Indian Country
April 12-15, 2016
Columbia, SC
Free training explores issues faced by prosecutors in balancing offender accountability and the impact of criminal prosecution on victims

AISES Leadership Summit
April 14-16, 2016
Rochester, MN
Provides Native higher education students and AISES professionals with in-depth professional development workshops and networking opportunities.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program
Deadline: April 14, 2016
Assists the academic future of outstanding 7th grade students with financial need.
Tribal College Journal Student Writing, Art, and Film Contest
Cover Art Contest

Deadline:  April 15, 2016
Film Contest Deadline:  April 15, 2016
Seeking exceptional creative writing, art, and photography by tribal college students for its student writing and art

Challenge America Grants
Deadline: April 14, 2016
For projects designed to extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations....

GAWL Foundation Grants
Deadline: April 15, 2016
For nonprofit organizations that provide legal services for disadvantaged women and girls.
Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Helps minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry.

2016 Global Youth Service Day
Event Date: April 15-17, 2016
The largest coalition in the country of organizations mobilizing youth to serve their communities.

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections
Submission Deadline: April 15, 2016
November 11-13, 2016
University Poznan´, Poland
For aboriginal and non-aboriginal scholars, artists and activists to exchange views, ideas and scholarship findings related to aboriginal peoples of North America.
Geosciences Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Assists Native undergraduate, MS and PhD students in financing geosciences field work and research for summer 2016.

Millennial Transit Project
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Leads train journeys for diverse groups of youth to explore America's new frontiers

NCGLNAC 2016 Academic Conference
April 16, 2016
Portland, IN
Outstanding educators and tribal representatives have been invited to present their most recent research and findings on Great Lakes Native American culture

Generation Indigenous Phoenix
 April 16, 2016
Phoenix, Arizona
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.


"Walking with Our Hearts, Emerging Bravely: Revealing & Healing Child & Youth Survivors of Domestic Violence and Teen Dating Violence"
April 19-21, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
Building a foundation for providing outreach, education, and systems changes.

RWJF Research Scholars Program
Deadline: April 19, 2016
For full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in health policy research..

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
Deadline: April 20, 2016
For students, grades 5-8, create a brief video sharing the science behind a new innovation or solution that could solve or impact an everyday problem.

Montana Indian Education Conference
April 21-24,
Great Falls, MT

2016 Native Broadcaster's Summit
April 21-22, 2016
Chandler, AZ
Broadcast personnel focus on the importance of Natives' role as frontline first responders who often provide the first communication regarding emergencies across Indian Country

The Northern Indigenous Games
April 22-24, 2016
Bemidji State University, MN
Open to the general public


April 22, 2016
Building the world's largest environmental movement.

Texas Oral History Association Conference
April 23, 2016
Baylor University. TX
Demonstrate creative applications of oral history methodology to research topics related to Texas history and culture
Generation Indigenous Albuquerque
April 28, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

Gathering of Nations PowWow
April 28-30, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
North America's biggest powwow

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Grants
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Select Locations
For innovative youth-serving organizations helping underprivileged youth (0-25 years old) reach their full potential.
Charlton Oral History Grant
Deadline: April 29, 2016
Baylor University, TX
Supports individual scholars with training and experience in oral history research to conduct oral history interviews

American Bus Association (ABA) Diversity Scholarship
April 30, 2016
For first year college students whose studies are relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry

United South and Eastern Tribes Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 30, 2016
For undergraduate students who are enrolled members of one of the 26 USET Member Tribes.
Arizona Native Youth Summit
April 30, 2016
Scottsdale, AZ
Theme: Sprouting Roots for the Future

The Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund
Deadline: May 1, 2016
For AI/AN incoming freshman and undergraduate students

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship
Deadline: May 1. 2016
For AI/AN students pursuing a career and degree in several fields
Elk River Writers Workshop Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2016
Paradise Valley, MT
A scholarship is available for a Native American writer. This workshop features celebrated writer Linda Hogan of the Chickasaw Nation.


The First Nations Film and Video Festival
Event Date: May 1 - 10, 2016
Chicago, IL and area
Also offers an Educational Component for the classroom and event programming, including a presentation on Native Americans in media and screening of short films

Dare to Dream and Let Me Play Grants
Deadline: May 1, 2016
For girls, ages 10-18 to fund experiences that enable them to reach their goal sand recognize their abilities
Mountaineers Mountain Conservation Projects
Deadline: May 1, 2016 and October 1, 2016
Pacific Northwest
For projects promoting the study of the mountains, forests, and streams and preserving the region's natural beauty and ecological integrity

NEEF Capacity Building Program Grants
Deadline: May 2, 2016
For public land organizations or friends groups to help build their capacity to support, promote, and maintain public lands.

AISES Scholarships
Deadline: May 2, 2016
For undergrad/graduate Native American college students studying the engineering and science fields.
William T Grant  Research to Understand Inequality Funds
Deadline: May 2, 2016
Supports research focused on ways to reduce disparities in academic, behavioral, social, and economic outcomes for youth.

Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds of Native American Health
May 2-4, 2016
Minneapolis, MN
Brings together Native leaders,  youth advocates, and philanthropic organizations to develop solutions to address the health crisis in Indian Country.

Northeast Regional Peacemaking Training
May 3-4, 2016
Niagara Falls, NY
A traditional, community-based method that allows people to resolve disputes
International Traditional Games Society Instructor Certification Clinic
May 4-6, 2016
Billings, MT area
Helping to recover and restore traditional games, learning their cultural significance, and making handcrafted game pieces for each game

NICWA Annual Conference Call For Artists
Deadline: May 4, 2016
For AI/AN to showcase their talents in support of the  2017 Protecting Our Children Conference in San Diego, California.

For and Against Models of Official Multiculturalism and Multilingualism
May 5-7, 2016
Montreal, Quebec
The MAIBA CLE 2016 Indian Law Conference
May 6, 2016
Prior Lake, MN
Guest speakers include Senator Al Franken ,U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

The 2016 AMERIND Risk | NAIHC Annual Convention &Tradeshow
May 8-11, 2016
Honolulu, Hawaii
AMERIND Risk is the only 100% Tribally owned insurance solutions provider in Indian Country.

Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
Deadline: May 13, 2016
Event Date: May 24-25, 2016
Albuquerque NM
Share, learn and network with each other in advancing the health and wellness of Native American children.
Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program
Deadline: May 13, 2016
For Natives pursuing a degree in veterinary medicine or technology

AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students
Deadline: May 15, 2016
The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms.

The American Indian Education Fund Grants
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Challenge grants, Emergency Funds, Tools for the Trade, and Transitional Camps
Generation Indigenous Seattle
 May 14, 2016
Seattle, Washington
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

Aids Walk
May 15, 2016
Held by the American Indian Community House


Red Rover Sheltering Animals and Families Together
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Helps victims of domestic violence and their animal companions stay together during times of crisis
Good Sports  Equipment Program
Deadline: Rolling
Provides athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide


National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Deadline: Varies
For underrepresented minority students.

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Deadline: TBA
For full-time junior, senior, or graduate-level business students.
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Higher Education
Deadline: Varies
Provides educational support services to eligible members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes

Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program
Deadline: TBA
For Native college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields.

National Medical Fellowships Scholarships
Deadline: TBA
For Native American and other underrepresented minority students.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Deadline: Varies
For students and Minority Serving Institutions that support the training of students and research in NOAA mission sciences.

Together We Are Stronger
May 22, 2016
Indigenous women's movemts to end violence against AI/AN and Aboriginal women

NAPT 2016 Philanthropy Institute
May 25-27, 2016
San Diego, CA.
This year's conference theme is "Raising Impact with Native Voices."
2016 Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling
Deadline: May 26, 2016
Supports storytelling projects that are service-oriented, based in a community or organization, and are replicable in other places and situations.

Generation Indigenous Anchorage
May 26, 2016
Anchorage, Alaska
From the HHS, USDA, and White House: Helping improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers standing between them and their opportunities for success.

Second International Conference on Food History and Cultures
May 26 - 27, 2016
Tours, France
Organized by the Food Studies team at the François-Rabelais University and the UNESCO Chair - Safeguarding and Promotion of Cultural Food Heritages.
Model Indian Juvenile Code
Comment Deadline: May 27. 2016
Intended as a tool to assist Indian Tribes in creating or  revising their juvenile codes

Ford Motor Company Tribal Scholars Program
Deadline:  May 31, 2016
for Native American students attending tribal colleges and mainstream universities

NCORE National Conference
May 31-June 4, 2016
San Francisco, CA
The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education addresses the intersection of today's urgent issues.
 California Wildlands Grassroots Fund
Deadline: June 1, 2016
 Supports events or community-based programs designed to celebrate the National Parks centennial.

Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships
Deadline: June 1, 2016
A list of scholarships available to undergraduate and AI/AN students from federally recognized tribes and non recognized tribe

Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management Grants 
Deadline:  June 1, 2016
Supports research projects related to sustainable solid waste management practices.
IEN WMAN Mini Grant
Annual Deadline: June 1, October 1, and February 1
Supports efforts of mining-impacted indigenous communities to assure that mining projects do not adversely affect human, cultural, and the ecological health of communities.

AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors
Nomination Deadline: June 1, 2016
Recognizes 50 tribal elders from federally-recognized Oklahoma tribes and nations for their contributions to their tribal nation, community, family, state or nation

Event Date: June-July, 2016
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Brings together researchers, students, and community members to develop and refine their skills in language documentation and revitalization.
The Business of Indian Agriculture/Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool Training
June 7-9, 2016
Green Bay, WI

International Traditional Games Society Instructor Certification Clinic
June 7-9, 2016
Billings, MT area
 Helping to recover and restore traditional games, learning their cultural significance, and making handcrafted game pieces for each game

State and Tribal ICWA Implementation Partnership Grants
Deadline: June 13, 2016
Supports the creation of effective practice model partnerships between courts, tribes, welfare agencies and others.
WEPAN 2016 Change Leader Forum
June 14-16, 2016
Broomfield, CO
The Women in Engineering ProActive Network features inclusion and diversity change leaders who will share, learn and network with fellow change leaders

The Business of Indian Agriculture/Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool Training
June 14-16, 20216
Denver, CO

Cherokee Nation Scholarships 
Deadline: June 15, 2016
For  Cherokee Nation Tribal Citizens pursuing degrees at a colleges or university accredited with Carnegie units.
Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
Deadline: June 15, 2016
For Native Students planning to  work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service.

Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development Grants
Deadline: June 16, 2016
For community programs that promote Native youth resiliency and foster traditional and culturally protective factors

Native American Museum Studies Institute
June 21-24, 2016
University of California, Berkeley
Helps tribal community members conserve and revitalize cultural heritage, foster tribal representations/partnerships and educate others through museum development and exhibits.
NABI Basketball Tournament
June 26-July 2, 2016
Phoenix AZ
64 girls teams and 64 boys teams compete for the title.

NCAI Mid Year Conference and Marketplace
June 27-30, 2016
Spokane WA

Native Seeds for Health Grants
Deadline: June 30, 2016
For projects that focus on strengthening Native food systems and improving the health and nutrition of Native people and communities.
Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program 
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Post-secondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students.

Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship
June 30. 2016
For undergraduate and law school minority students or those committed to diversity issues.

National Youth Leadership Training
July 10 – 15, 2016
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
For youth to experience adventure, self-discovery, cultural exchange, leadership-building, and service
SFA Summer Oral History Workshop Grants
Event Date: July 11-15. 2016
Atlanta, GA
Open to undergraduate and graduate students, and those currently working in oral history or documentary fieldwork.

Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication
July 13-29, 2016
Portland, Oregon

First People's Fund Community Spirit Awards
Nomination Deadline: July 15, 2016
For established Native artists committed  to sustaining the cultural values of Native people.
National Storytelling Conference
July 21-24, 2016
Kansas City, MO
Dedicated to advancing the art of storytelling – as a performing art, a process of cultural transformation, and more.

Jacqueline West Fashion Costume Design Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Open to all Native youth who are eligible to enter college in the fall of 2016

Lloyd Kiva New: Art, Design, and Influence Exhibition
Ends July 31, 2016
Santa Fe, NM
Celebrates the work of Cherokee artist and educator Lloyd Henri "Kiva" New (1916 - 2002).
AAIPAnnual Meeting and National Health Conference
August 11-14, 2016
Oakland, CA
Indian Health 360: The Spectrum of Care

The Business of Indian Agriculture/Food Sovereignty Assessment Tool Training
August 16-18,, 20216
Tulsa, OK

Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium Scholarship
Event Date: August 16-19, 2016
Glendale, CA
a four-day intensive business program for diverse undergraduate students
Pottery: A Timeless Tradition
Ends: September, 2016
Evanston, IL
Experience the time-honored pottery making skills and designs that Native American communities have sustained for thousands of years

First Peoples Fund’s Cultural Capital Program
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Provides tradition bearers of tribal communities the opportunity to further their important cultural work

First Peoples Fund’s Artist in Business Leadership Program
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Cultivate Native entrepreneurial artists to a small business level
SAIGE Member Scholarships
Deadline: September 30, 2016
Supports AI/AN government employees and students for professional development, annual training, or continuing education.

Xerox Minority Scholarships
Deadline: September 30, 2016
For minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.

Mountaineers Mountain Conservation Projects
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Pacific Northwest
For projects promoting the study of the mountains, forests, and streams and preserving the region's natural beauty and ecological integrity
Celebrating the American Indian Sports Legacy
October 7-9, 2016
Carlisle, PA
Seeking presentations that explore the past, present and/or future of American Indians in sports.

Silicon Valley Donors Circle for Visual, Media, <span class=GramE>Literary Arts
Deadline: October 8, 2016
For individual artists and organizations to expand art opportunities for underserved populations in the Silicon Valley

NCAI Annual Conference and Marketplace
October 9-14, 2016
Phoenix AZ
Wild Ones Native Plant Education Projects
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Supports  projects aimed at nurturing an appreciation for nature among high school student

47th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference 
October 18-21, 2016
Palm Springs, CA

International Funders for Indigenous Peoples Conference
Oct 25-27, 2016
Lima Peru
Supporting the Role of Indigenous Peoples in Bio-Cultural Diversity, Human Rights and Sustainable Economic Models.

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