The NDN Collective has started a COVID-19 Response Project, designed to provide immediate relief to some of the most underserved communities in the country. Their intent is to quickly distribute resources to frontline organizations, tribes and individuals who are providing essential services to Indigenous communities within the next 15-45 days to provide gap resources during this health crisis.
Grant applications for can be submitted immediately. Grant review and funding notifications will occur on a weekly basis through the end of May 2020. Follow the link and prompts for Grant Application instructions and submission.
The NDN Collective is a national organization dedicated to building the collective power of Indigenous peoples, communities and nations to exercise their inherent right to self-determination.
Dorinda Fox says
What is NICOA doing to assist elders, especially those on reservations, i.e., Navajo, to access financial help in the pandemic. Specifically, the funds for individuals on SSI or SS who do not earn enough to file federal taxes. Will these individuals receive the emergency funds from the US government?