Foundation / Corporation
First Peoples Fund (FPF)
08/05/22 11:59 PM MT
Awards of $25,000 to USA Native artists to recognize outstanding commitment to the arts. The purpose of this program is to honor established artists in a wide range of artistic disciplines that promote understanding of the cultural values and creative practices of their People. Nominations are invited on behalf of established artists that are enrolled members, or are descendants of, a federally recognized tribe, a state-recognized tribe, or are an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian.
Each year, First Peoples Fund honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists and culture bearers across the country through the Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Awards. These artists embody their People's cultural assets in their creations and their way of life. The Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award recognizes artists who:
Bringing spirit to the community is an important responsibility for artists — it is part of a sacred honor system. Through this award, First Peoples Fund strengthens that honor system by recognizing exceptional artists who have worked selflessly throughout their lives to weave their cultural knowledge and ancestral gifts into their communities.
Honorees are selected for sustaining and growing to understand the creative practices and cultural values of their People.
GrantWatch ID#: 183961
Each honoree will receive a grant of $25,000 to continue carrying on their work.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit a Nomination Online: https://firstpeoplesfund.submittable.com/submit/b3f4bcd6-9fe5-411c-b78a-ecc850eaae2b/2023-community-spirit-award-nomination
For questions, please contact Rachael Nez, Program Manager of Fellowships by calling 605-863-9460 or by emailing email@example.com.
First Peoples Fund
706 West Boulevard
Rapid City, SD
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
Grants to USA Tribes, IHEs, local and state agencies, and nonprofit organizations to develop and support volunteer programs in local communities. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that
Grants to Oregon nonprofit organizations, government entities, and K-12 schools for neighborhood and community improvement projects in eligible regions. Funding is intended for projects that focus on underserved populations, improve the environment, preserve wildlife, e
Grants to Colorado school districts to address attendance and truancy-related issues among students. Funding is intended to reduce the incidence of suspension and expulsion. Eligible uses of funding include program development costs, salaries, and benefits, as well as t
Grants to Montana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects to decrease and prevent pollution throughout the state. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to submitting a grant application. Funding is intended for t
Grants of up to $30,000 to Washington agencies, businesses, individuals, and organizations to preserve official historic city landmarks and properties in eligible areas. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects focusing o
Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations for public arts and cultural programming in eligible locations. New applicants must attend a grant application workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for direct costs associated
Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit local communities. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Priority funding is intended to address the needs of low-income youth, children, and
Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga
Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and
Grants of up to $20,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations for innovative arts programs and projects that reflect community diversity and enhance the local quality of life in eligible locations. Funding is intended to increase access to culture and arts for businesses,