Nutrition Security for Indigenous Youth

Newman’s Own Foundation

Relevent Country: United States of America

Are you a registered 501(c)(3) public charitable organization or do you have a fiscal sponsor? Does your organization support work that is focused on creating sustainable change in nutrition security for Indigenous youth? If yes, then apply for Nutrition Security for Indigenous Youth grant proposals.

Project Goals and Scope

  • They will support applicant organizations that build on the strengths of Native communities to enhance nutrition security for Native youth. To accomplish this, they are seeking organizations that are focused on improving nutrition security for indigenous youth.

Examples of projects include but are not limited to:

  • Coalition building and goal setting
  • Advocacy, education, and relationship building with key stakeholders and policy makers
  • Gardens at youth centers and schools
  • Youth culture camps focusing on traditional foods and/or gardening
  • Educational sessions on traditional food cultures, harvesting, processing, and foodways
  • Internship programs that develop Native youth leadership
  • Support for Native youth attendance at relevant conferences or convenings
  • Development of related programming at meetings or conferences
  • Films, storytelling, and art related to Native youth and food

Funding Information

  • Grant awards will range from $20,000 to $50,000; Larger grants may be considered.

Eligibility Criteria

  • They will award grants to 501(c)(3) organizations serving Native populations, tribal governments, educational institutions, and Native-owned social innovation businesses. Certain non-qualifying educational institutions and Native-owned social innovation organizations are eligible to apply with a 501(c)(3) organization as a fiscal sponsor.
  • Groups, projects, and initiatives applying through fiscal sponsors are only allowed to apply to Newman’s Own Foundation for program grants. Groups, projects, and initiatives seeking funding through fiscal sponsors shall provide Newman’s Own Foundation with a copy of a written fiscal sponsorship agreement in advance of submitting an application to the Foundation.