Keepers of The Earth Fund

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KEEPERS OF THE EARTH FUND

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Keepers of the Earth Fund is a small grants fund designed to support Indigenous Peoples’ advocacy and community development projects. Since 2007, the Keepers of the Earth Fund through small grants and technical assistance has supported over 450 Indigenous community-led projects in 64 countries around the world, totaling nearly $2.8 million.

Keepers of the Earth Fund provides grants ranging between $500 and $10,000 that go directly to grassroots Indigenous-led organizations and groups to support their self-designed development projects based on Indigenous values. Of particular interest  are projects focused on the following topics and their intersections: Free, Prior, Informed Consent, self-governance, the rights of leadership of Indigenous women, economic sovereignty, land rights, environmental and biodiversity protection, Indigenous language and knowledge retention, movement-building, equitable distribution of resources, and Indigenous participation in international, national, regional and local spaces.

Read about our 2019 grantees.
Read about our 2018 grantees.
Read about our 2017 grantees. 
Read about our 2016 grantees.
Read about our 2015 grantees.
 

We are not currently accepting applications for funding at this time. Please check back in April 2019.

Read about our funding guidelines: English

Lee sobre los lineamientos: Español
 

Contact

For questions contact: koef@cs.org.

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