Grant Seekers

Capacity Building Grant RFP now open! Please refer to the Capacity Building Page to access the complete RFP and application.


Thank you for your interest in the Capacity Building Grants informational webinar. Click on links below to access the CBG informational webinar recording and presentation.

Capacity Building Grants informational webinar recording
Capacity Building Grants informational webinar presentation

We encourage you to thoroughly read the Capacity Building Grants RFP and visit the Application Resources page to access more of the grant application information.


Are you committed to addressing childhood obesity and/or type 2 diabetes in your community?  If so, you share NB3F’s passion and commitment to address these epidemics and strengthen Native communities.

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering two types of grants to support Native communities in their quest to positively impact the health of their children and build healthier communities:

  1. Promising Program Grants – to partner with Native American communities to strengthen existing youth focused physical activity and/or healthy nutrition programs and build capacity for program evaluation. 
  1. Capacity Building Grants – to support planning and community health assessments to inform community driven childhood obesity prevention strategies.


Basic eligibility requirements include:

  • Organizations eligible to apply include U.S. based Native-American controlled nonprofits 501(c)3, federally or state recognized tribal governments and programs, or Native American community-based groups with a 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor. Schools are not eligible to apply unless they have 501(c)3 status.
  • Applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S. however preference will be given to applicants in the following states:  New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to form partnerships and/or engage broad community support.

All applications and required supporting documents must be submitted through the NB3F online system.


Key Dates and Information:

Promising Program Grant

Amount: Up to $40,000 per grant

Capacity Building Grant
RFP is Open: Deadline to apply is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. MST
Amount: Up to $20,000 per grant

If this initiative aligns with your work we encourage you to share this opportunity with colleagues, tribal leadership, community and non-profit leaders to determine your best approach for applying.

The children and future generations of Indian Country are depending on leaders like you to provide the best opportunities for them to lead healthy lives.

Together we can tackle these health challenges and make a difference!

More information contact the NB3F at:


Phone: 505-867-0775

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