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Deadline: January 22, 2016

Notah Begay III Foundation: Capacity Building Grant Program

The Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F’s) mission is to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. NB3F’s national program, Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures has announced its 2016 “Seeds of Native Health” Capacity Building Grants. The purpose of these grants is to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes through:

  • Community Health Assessments (new or ongoing) focused on healthy nutrition and healthy food access (i.e. focus groups, literature reviews, mapping, surveying, etc.)
  • Community Planning and Capacity Building focused on healthy nutrition and healthy food access (i.e. host stakeholder convenings, coalition building, and collaboration efforts)

Amount: Grants will be awarded up to $20,000 each.

Eligibility: U.S. based Native American-controlled nonprofit 501(c)(3), federally or state recognized tribal governments or programs, or Native American community-based groups with a nonprofit 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor. Applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S. However, preference will be given to applicants located in the following areas: Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota. Schools are not eligible to apply unless they have 501(c)(3) status.

Link: http://www.nb3foundation.org/capacity-building-grants/

Note: An informational webinar will be held on December 15, 2015; registration is required and will close when capacity is reached.

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