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:
- 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.
- Capacity Building Grants – to support planning and community health assessments to inform community driven childhood obesity prevention strategies.
Basic eligibility requirements include:
- Organizations that are U.S.-based Native American controlled nonprofits 501(c)(3), tribal governments or programs, or Native American community-based groups with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor.
- 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
RFP Closed: Check back in April when our next round of grants open.
Amount: Up to $40,000 per grant
Capacity Building Grant
RFP Closed: Check back in June when our next round of grants open.
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: