The Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples is offering Thriving Women Program to support Indigenous women-led, community-based projects that empower Native Peoples to address gender violence and restore wellness for the individual, family, and community.
- A World Without Violence Against Women – Projects under this pathway include leadership development, emergency shelter, crisis support services, issue advocacy, educational workshops, and traditional approaches to healing and protection.
- Birthkeeping, Motherhood, and Kinship – Projects under this pathway centralize traditional birthing systems, motherhood, and kinship-building, such as midwifery, prenatal community education, and sisterhood convenings/groups.
- Cultural Continuity – Projects under this pathway support Native Identity development and cultural education, such as on ancestral languages, traditional foods, and lands, coming-of-age ceremonies.
- International (outside of the so-called US) for up to $10,000 grant awards
- Lower 48, Native Hawaii, and US Territories for up to $30,000 grant awards
- Native Alaska for up to $50,000 grant awards
- Be a non-profit organization with 501(3)(c) tax-exemption status. Community based projects that do not have non-profit status are welcome to contact SGF regarding Affiliate Program / Fiscal Administration for consideration of the Affiliate Program.
- Engagement, Leadership & Decision-making – 80% or more Indigenous Women Board of Directors, with an Indigenous Woman Executive Director.
- Emerge directly from the community and are led by the Indigenous Peoples impacted by the project.
- Be in good standing with the Seventh Generation Fund.
For more information, visit https://7genfund.org/our-work/thriving-women/