Grants

Apply for a Grant

Our annual funding cycle is January 1 through October 31. In special circumstances, we may consider an application after October 31st, in which case you are encouraged to contact us to discuss special circumstances. For the remainder of calendar year 2012, First Peoples Worldwide is not accepting applications for the Keepers of the Earth Fund. We will begin accepting applications for the next funding cycle beginning in January 2013. Please contact grants@firstpeoples.org if you have any questions about applying for a grant in 2013.

Before you apply for a grant, we ask that you read our Guidelines for Grant Applicants.

To submit a video application. Click on the link below to learn about our video application option.

SUBMIT A VIDEO APPLICATION

If you prefer to send us a paper copy of your proposal, please click on the link below to download and print the application. Instructions on how to submit your application through the mail are included in the document.

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT APPLICATION

in English: [PDF] or [DOC]

en Français: [PDF] or [DOC]

en Español: [PDF] or [DOC]

If you would like to submit a video application by mail, please click here for instructions.

Please keep in mind that it can take up to eight weeks to review and process your application. First Peoples Worldwide may contact you during this time for additional information.

Have more questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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