We have released our request for applications for our 2021–2022 Community Grants Program! This year we are offering two types of funding opportunities—at least six Sage grants ($90,000–$95,885) and up to four Sweetgrass grants ($10,000)—to address chronic disease education, prevention, and management in the urban American Indian and Alaska Native population.
To be eligible for funding under our Sage and Sweetgrass grants, the applying organization must be:
- An Urban Indian Organization (UIO)—a Title V program as defined by the Indian Health Service;
- A member of the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC);
- An urban Indian organization and/or program receiving SASP/DVP formerly, MSPI/DVPI funding, as defined by the Indian Health Service; or
- A not-for-profit urban Indian organization whose leadership and board are made up of a majority of urban Indians, and whose mission is to provide public health services to urban Indians may be eligible to apply on a case-by-case basis.
To help you prepare your application, we hosted a pre-application webinar on Monday, July 12, 2021. The webinar covered the program, the application process, and addressed other questions from applicants. If you missed it or want to rewatch it, you can check it out below!