May 16, 2013 Native Youth Listserv: Community Service Mini Grants for Native Youth!

This listserv email provides information about WeRNative’s Community Service
Mini Grants!

is a comprehensive health and wellness website made for and by Native
American youth. WeRNative offers Community Service Mini Grants to help young
Native leaders, ages 13 to 21, start something positive – an event,
initiative or a program – in tribal and urban Indian communities. To apply,
Native youth will need to describe the work they they are doing or plan to
do, organize a project budget, and share some background information about
themselves and an adult mentor. In return, WeRNative will support young
leaders by:

  • Brainstorming about a
  • Providing the adult
    mentor with up to $475 to support the project; and
  • Promoting the project
    on the WeRNative website, Facebook page, and text messaging service. 

the WeRNative
to learn more about their exciting work or access the following
link to read more about the Communtiy Service Mini Grants:

Application Deadline: Ongoing,
but be sure to turn in your application two weeks before your event.

We encourage you to visit our website ( for a comprehensive list
of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant
opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in
the Center for Native American Youth.

Don’t see what
you’re looking for?
Email us back and let us know what
types of Native youth opportunities you are looking for and we can be sure to
include them in upcoming emails. We invite you to share your feedback.


Center for
Native American Youth

About the Center
Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the
Center is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in
Washington, DC. While a part of The Aspen Institute, the Center is also
overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of the Center is to bring greater
national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster
solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention.
How you can help.

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