Be sure to fully review our Program Areas and applicant requirements before applying for a grant.
Proposal Due Dates for All Programs: March 7, June 7, September 7, December 7
Due by 11:59pm Pacific Time at: 7genfund.submittable.com
Grant Applications online will be available 30 days before the due date.
Please allow up to 12 weeks for review.
Types of Grants
Grant Award Range: $500 to $50,000 (average grant award: $10,000 – $25,000)
Seventh Generation Fund annually raises funds to grant out and has limited funds to distribute throughout different regions of the Indigenous World across our four program pathways.
Native Peoples’ organizations and projects are eligible to apply for one grant per calendar year.
All applications must be submitted by Indigenous Peoples. Eligible applicants:
Emerge from and are led by the Indigenous Peoples served and who are impacted by the issues, methods, and outcomes.
Nurture and center the culture, language, values, traditional knowledge systems, and healthy lifeways of the Indigenous Peoples involved in and served by the project.
Have 80% or more Indigenous Peoples in decision-making leadership as the Board of Directors or other decision-making entity, and have an Indigenous Executive Director, all Indigenous co-Directors/Project leaders, and Indigenous Peoples engaged throughout all aspects of the organization. (Thriving Women further mandates at least 70% must be Indigenous women-identified on the Board of Directors, have an Indigenous woman Executive Director, and all Indigenous women co-Directors/Project leaders.)
Are an SGF Affiliate Project, a non-profit with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, a federally-recognized tribal nation project, or have a fiscal sponsor. If fiscally sponsored, the Seventh Generation Fund prioritizes applicants with Indigenous or People of Color fiscal sponsoring organizations.
Have a project budget of <$500,000. Community-based organizing projects are prioritized.
Are in good standing with Seventh Generation Fund without reports due or outstanding issues.
We are unable to support: non-Native organizations, scholarships, or religious missionizing efforts.