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First Peoples Fund (FPF)
08/13/21 11:59 PM (MT)
Awards of $25,000 to USA Native artists to recognize outstanding commitment to the arts. The purpose of this program is to honor established artists in a wide range of artistic disciplines that promote understanding of the cultural values and creative practices of their People. Nominations are invited on behalf of established artists that are enrolled members, or are descendants of, a federally recognized tribe, a state-recognized tribe, or are an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian.
Bringing spirit to community is an important responsibility for artists — it is part of a sacred honor system. Through this award, First Peoples Fund strengthens that honor system by recognizing exceptional artists who have worked selflessly throughout their lives to weave their cultural knowledge and ancestral gifts into their communities.
Since 2000 First Peoples Fund has recognized over 100 culture bearers across Indian Country through the Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Awards. Honorees are selected for sustaining and growing understanding of the creative practices and cultural values of their People.
GrantWatch ID#: 183961
Each honoree will receive a grant of $25,000 to continue carrying on their work. Honorees will also be honored with a celebration in their local community. A story and photo portrait will be commissioned for First Peoples Fund publications.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To Apply: https://firstpeoplesfund.submittable.com/signup?returnUrl=%2fsubmit%2fb3f4bcd6-9fe5-411c-b78a-ecc850eaae2b%2fcommunity-spirit-award-nomination
For more information, please contact Program Manager, Rachael Nez at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (605) 863-9460.
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