Be a Good Ancestor

Seventh Generation Fund is an Indigenous non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples and the sovereignty of our distinct Nations. We offer an integrated program of advocacy, small grants, training and technical assistance, media experience and fiscal management, lending our support and extensive expertise to Indigenous grassroots communities. Learn about us, the programs and services we provide, our grantmaking guidelines and giving philosophies, upcoming events, online publications and so much more!

Tradition Bearers For Bio Cultural Diversity Fellowship

The Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples is thrilled to announce the inaugural awards of the Tradition Bearers for Bio Cultural Diversity Fellowship! This Fellowship Award advances the opportunity for Indigenous leaders to focus on, reflect, and contemplate the trajectory of their work. Special thanks to the Christensen Fund for their outstanding partnership in providing this opportunity.

Be A Good Ancestor

We need your support now. Each year, your contribution sustains our programs, making the determination of our ancestors a reality today. This inspires our youth in purpose and survival. We need your support.

Thriving Women's Initiative

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples’ requests proposals for Thriving Women’s Initiative for projects that nurture and support the health and vitality of Indigenous women, girls, and families. Applications should include work that supports traditional birthing and midwifery practices; restoring traditional herbal medicines; cultural food systems; revitalizing intergenerational wisdom exchanges; coming of age ceremonies; and Native women generated approaches to empowerment, healing and traditional practices.

Building Power & Optimizing Impact Initiative

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples invites emerging Native community based organizations located on (or adjacent to and serving) the reservation communities in: Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and/or South Dakota to apply for $12,500 of support under the Building Power and Optimizing Impact Initiative. Seventh Generation Fund Affiliate Projects may apply for $5,00 in grant support.

Events, Convenings & Technical Assistance

Through the years, one of our most appropriate roles which has developed is that of “convener”. We have taken the lead to coordinate and bring together, for peer centered learning and exchange, thousands of Indigenous leaders, artists, culture bearers, youth, elders and activists through a vast array of specially-focused events.

Tribute to Arthur Manuel

With a broken heart I must share with you that our beloved brother, Arthur Manuel of the Secwepemc Nation, has passed on to the Ancestors - on to the Spirit World, 11pm, January 11, 2017.

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  • About Us

    Celebrating 40 Years!

  • How to Apply

    Learn how to apply for a grant from SGF by reviewing the handout we created of Grant Making Guidelines as well as Selection Criteria, and download the grant application.

  • Events, Convenings & Technical Assistance

    Through the years, one of our most appropriate roles which has developed is that of “convener”.

  • Media Center

    Our Media Department provides Training and Technological Support, Develops Media Projects, Affiliate Project Audio and Visual Assistance and in addition to training's and technical support, we have produced a ser

  • Resources

    We offer a wide array of resources such as: Grant Making Guidelines, Proposal Writing Handbook, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations Conference Room Papers, Toolkits and several ot

  • Programs

    Providing many Indigenous communities with numerous integrated services such as, small grants, leadership development, financial management, media training, peer learning and program related technical assistance.

  • UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12th Session