Mission/Giving Statement: The Foundation's mission is to reduce the incidences of obesity and type 2 diabetes and advance the lives of Native American youth. To this end, the Foundation supports the development of evidence-based sports and wellness programming primarily in the forms of soccer and golf, which can serve as a vehicle to both improve the health of Native American youth as well as foster leadership and community development.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Sports; Health & Wellness
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Sports: Supports the development of sustainable sports programming for Native American youth. The Foundation's goals is to help promote the development of quality sports programming designed to increase opportunities and access for physical activity and to competitive sports in schools and tribal communities.
Health & Wellness: Supports strategic initiatives and sustainable programming designed by Native Americans to address grave issues such as obesity and diabetes impacting Native American youth. The goal is to support advocacy, education and capacity-building within tribal programs that can make a profound and lasting difference in the health and wellbeing of Native American youth.
Types of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Foundation will not consider proposals in which it would serve as the sole source of funding. It will not fund individual scholarships.
Application Instructions: Submit a proposal including an application narrative (not to exceed two pages), proposal summary report, and supporting documents. See website for more information and deadlines.