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Indigenous Micro-grants Program by The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGIC)
$5000 Grant Opportunity for organizations support projects that address environmental crises in Indigenous communities. Application closes on July 14th, 2023.
Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, an organization that tackles biodiversity loss, climate change, and environmental inequity in Canada, is accepting applications for its Indigenous Micro-grants program. Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGIC) is committed to fostering respectful relationships with Indigenous peoples and communities and supporting their conservation efforts as the original stewards of what is now known as Canada.
About the Program
The Indigenous Micro-grants Program aims to equip youth with resources to support projects that address environmental crises in Indigenous communities. The program encourages youth to connect with their intergenerational allies toward long-term sustainable solutions.
$5000 to assist Indigenous youth and their intergenerational allies in developing projects that advance one of the following themes:
Reconciliation and Decolonization in the conservation sector
Preserving the environment for future generations
Strengthening Indigenous youth resilience and promoting well-being
The eligibility criteria include
The program must be Youth-led, meaning the majority of beneficiaries or participants are 35 years or younger (projects involving youth between the ages of 15-25 years old will take priority)
The program must be supported or led by a First Nation or Indigenous organization/community.
The program must advance one of the following themes: Reconciliation and decolonization in the conservation sector, Preserving the environment for future generations, Strengthening Indigenous youth resilience, and promoting well-being or Youth-identified themes.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information on the grant program, view the program details in the article on The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada website. Click the button below to apply.
Applications for this program are due by July 14th, 2023.
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