The national and statewide Funding Opportunities listed here are for Alaska Native Youth and those who support Alaska Native Youth. These opportunities have been reviewed and shared by The Resource Basket Staff. Please help fill The Resource Basket and share Funding Opportunities unique to supporting Alaska Native Youth! Email to email@example.com.
Deadline: September 30, 2017 Youth Service America (YSA) and The Walt Disney Company are working together this summer to inspire kids and families to make a positive impact in their communities through the Disney Summer of Service campaign. Youth, ages 5-18, in the U.S. can visit YSA.org/BeInspired to tell their volunteer story, get inspiration and planning… Read more »
Award: Ten $10,000 grants Applications Open: Oct 2017 Running Strong is giving away fifty $10,000 grants over the next five years to jumpstart the dreams of American Indian youth. Running Strong for American Indian Youth® believes in the dreams of young American Indians: creating stronger communities, overcoming poverty, and building a better tomorrow for themselves and… Read more »
Start a Snowball, Inc. is dedicated to encouraging and inspiring kids of all ages to engage in philanthropic and community service activities. We believe that even just one child with the right intentions and support can start a project that seems small in the beginning and eventually grows or “snowballs” into something that inspires an… Read more »
One of the biggest challenges many communities face in their efforts to prioritize play is fundraising. That’s why KaBOOM! offers grant opportunities to help communities take steps toward beginning or completing playspace projects. Applications for Let’s Play Imagination Playground Grants and Let’s Play Rigamajig Grants are accepted on a rolling basis with deadlines at the end of… Read more »
Award: Up To $475 Eligibility: American Indian and Alaska Native youth, 13-21 years old WeRNative wants to support you with your goals to give back in your community. This mini-grant is designed to help you promote your project and start making a difference today!
Award: Between $250-$1,000 As part of an effort to support youth volunteerism, the Karma for Cara Foundation started a microgrant program in fall 2014. The Foundation encourages kids 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Whether it is turning a vacant lot into a… Read more »
Good Sports is a non-profit whose mission is to increase youth participation in sports, recreation and fitness activities. Good Sports provides sports equipment, apparel, and footwear to youth organizations offering sports, fitness and recreational programs to youth in need. We do ask that all applicants meet the following criteria: You directly serve youth between the ages… Read more »
Award: $1,000 Eligibility: Passionate, committed people with a social change vision The Pollination Project gives out $1,000 grants to people who can envision and lead projects that will grow, blossom, and truly change the world. They look for projects in their early stage of development and the grant supports supplies, program materials, direct travel expenses, website fees,… Read more »
Award: Up to $2,000 Matching Requirement: 100% (dollar-for-dollar) Deadline: Rolling Mini-Grant Eligibility Nonprofit organizations, ad-hoc organizations, and individuals are eligible to apply for Mini-Grant funding. Nonprofit and ad-hoc organizations are required to have a DUNS number. Other requirements: Projects must be short-term. Projects must be completed within 6 months of the grant award. Projects must begin after the grant is officially… Read more »
ANSEP has evolved into a longitudinal education model that provides a continuous string of components beginning with students in sixth grade and on through high school, into science and engineering undergraduate degree programs and through graduate school to the PhD. Students who start in ANSEP in middle school or early in high school can earn… Read more »
Here you can find information on a wide range of health and educational opportunities and programs focused on Native American youth including scholarships, internships, camps, youth commissions and organizations, and a few other fun things.
Planet Youth, a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, connects American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian youth to people, cultural resources and fun using the internet. Find scholarship opportunities and other resources here.