With the generous support of NoVo Foundation, First Nations will establish a Gather Food Sovereignty Grant that will support work contributing to building a national movement that will fulfill a vision of Native communities and food systems that are self-directed, well-resourced and supported by community policies and systems.
Donor Name: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
City/Town: New Haven, West Haven, East Haven, Hamden
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/18/2022
Grant Size: $2500
Grant Duration: 1 year
What skills and practices will you learn?
- Appreciating and using your personal strengths and core values.
- Building relational culture in your community and with other leaders.
- Understanding the resources and challenges involved in creating the community you want.
- Creating and using a group of allies to support you in your work.
- Designing and implementing a pilot project that will positively impact your community.
- Learning from your pilot how to modify or scale up your project.
- Developing and managing the human and material resources you need to produce effective positive impact.
What’s offered? (What you get):
- Training: new frameworks, new skills, new practices.
- Ongoing connections with other participants and with your community.
- Support for pilot projects: Up to $500.
- Support for second-stage projects: up to $2500
New Haven, West Haven, East Haven or Hamden residents who have demonstrated a commitment to making a positive difference through resident engagement are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit Neighborhood Leadership Program.