Welcome! Below you will see all of our current opportunities. 

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Rapid Response to Indigenous Communities in Times of Crisis. Grant awards of up to $10,000 directly to Indigenous community generated and led initiatives, supporting:

• Basic and urgent health, wellness, nutrition, and hygiene needs of the most vulnerable with a focus on elders, multi-generational households, and families with children under the age of five years old

• Traditional healing practices and remedies, food systems, and immune support

• Historic and cultural teachings, stories, and lifeways that advance traditional knowledge system that inform and guide community members toward health, healing, and moving forward with vitality

Enhances tribal identity and cultural vitality through individual and collective creative expression and practices, fosters leadership development, and advances cultural and social justice.  Within this program food justice is part of cultural revitalization as many of the traditional foods are connected to cultural traditions, subsistence lifeways, and Indigenous Peoples’ fundamental relationships to land, community and collective spirit.  


Organizations that wish to apply must meet the following requirements:

  • 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 our Affiliate Program.
  • Engagement, Leadership & Decision-making – 80% or more Indigenous Board of Directors / Leadership, with an Indigenous 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.


Grant Award Range:

- Up to $10,000

Land Defenders and Water Protectors projects protect the Rights of Mother Earth through Indigenous stewardship and traditional knowledge while advancing Indigenous Peoples’ right of Free, Prior and Informed Consent. The focus of this program is to support Native-led, often frontline, actions against incursions, unwanted development, and extractive industries; responding to climate change and climate action and threats to sacred sites in Indigenous communities, lands and territories. 

Organizations that wish to apply must meet the following requirements:

  • 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 our Affiliate Program.
  • Engagement, Leadership & Decision-making – 80% or more Indigenous Board of Directors / Leadership, with an Indigenous 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.

Grant Award Ranges:

 - Lower 48, Native Hawaii, Native Alaska and US Territories for up to $10,000 grant awards

- International (outside of the so-called US) Currently Unavailable

Thriving Women supports Indigenous women-led, community-based projects that empower Native Peoples to address gender violence and restore wellness (individual, family, and community). The program recognizes the inherent link between violence against Native Women, Girls and Two-Spirit relatives and the wellbeing of the Earth. Overall, the program nurtures healthy and thriving Native communities, with the vision of reclaiming a world without violence against Native Peoples. 

Potential projects may include (but are not limited to): reviving subsistence and traditional food systems, uplifting traditional health and wellness practices (birthkeeping, healing, arts, etc.), amplifying gendered violence issue advocacy (events, workshops, campaigns, etc.), engaging with multi-generational leadership development, bolstering coming-of-age ceremonies, and exploring the link between extractive industries and violence against Native Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit relatives. 


Organizations that wish to apply must meet the following requirements:

  • 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 our 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.


Grant Award Ranges:
- 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

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples