Foundation / Corporation
11/14/19 11:59 PM EST - Emailed or Postmarked
Grants of $10,000 to teams of USA community nonprofit organizations and Native American youth for health and wellness programs that will benefit the local Native American community. Community nonprofits will mentor one Native American youth through the process of completing the project.
Running Strong for American Indian Youth® believes in the dreams of young American Indians: creating stronger communities, overcoming poverty, and building a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.
Applicants will be requested to explain how their project will benefit youth.
GrantWatch ID#: 166155
The Dreamstarter Grant includes:
-Grants/Awards: $10,000 grant award from Running Strong for American Indian Youth to help make their dream come true. It also includes an “I am a Dreamstarter” $500 award for the Applicant at the successful completion of the grant period.
-Dreamstarter Academy: An expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC to participate in Dreamstarter Academy, learn how to tell their story, meet fellow Dreamstarters and Billy Mills!
-Mentorship: Each Native youth pairs with a committed mentor from a community nonprofit organization. Each Dreamstarter Team creates support and learning opportunities during the grant year. Dreamstarters are also provided with support and mentorship from Running Strong staff and Billy Mills throughout the grant year!
-Resources: Throughout the grant year, each Dreamstarter has the opportunity to request Running Strong In-kind goods. After the grant year, they can apply for the $5,000 Keep the Dream Alive grant.
-Networking: Dreamstarters have access to a growing network of Dreamstarters and Mentor Organizations all around the country. Dreamstarters also have the opportunity to participate in other Running Strong program work and represent Running Strong as an agent of change.
6/30/21: Projects must be completed, all funds must be spent.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mail applications to:
Running Strong for American Indian Youth
8301 Richmond Highway, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22309
Submit via e-mail to: Dreamstarter@indianyouth.org
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