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New Mexico Community Foundation: Permaculture Fund

Deadline: March 25, 2019

The Permaculture Fund was established in 2018 to support innovative ecological, community building, and sustainable living projects that strengthen cultural connections to the land and nature for people of all ethnicities, ages, and walks of life. The Permaculture Fund will focus on projects that:

  • Care for the earth in areas of biodiversity, to include seed production, soil health, small-scale land restoration, and creative water use.
  • Care for the people in the areas of community building and revitalization through promotion of, and education about, sustainable living practices.
  • Projects can be in the areas of food, organic farming and gardening, traditional skills/cottage industries, and practical ways of participating in the life-giving cycle of nature.
  • Support cultural work that acknowledges sacredness of the land and the elements and strengthen cultural connections to the land and nature for people of all ethnicities and of diverse ages and walks of life.

Amount: Grants range from $5,000-$20,000 for a project period of up to two years.

Eligibility: 501c3 organizations, organizations that have a fiscal sponsor that is a 501c3, tribal entities, school-based programs, and government agencies.

Link: https://nmcf.org/for-nonprofits/permaculture/

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