August 13, 2015 Gen-I NOW: We R Native Community Service Mini-Grants

Hacho! (Hello in the Kiowa tribal language)

This NOW message contains information about the We R Native Community Service Mini-Grants  sponsored by Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board with funding from Indian Health Service.

We R Native is a comprehensive multimedia health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. We R Native strives to promote holistic health and positive growth in local communities and the nation at large. We R Native includes content on social, emotional, physical, sexual, and spiritual health, and encourages American Indian and Alaskan Native Youth to take an active role in their own health and well-being.

Grant Purpose: We are Native Community Service Mini-Grants hope to encourage Native youth to get involved and create a service project that makes a difference in their communities. We R Native will award funding to those selected projects and also provide consultation in implementing new service projects.

Award:  The We R Native Community Service Mini Grants is for American Indian and Alaska Native youth 13-21 years old. The grant funding is up to $475 and is geared toward Native youth projects that make a positive impact in their community. The funding can be on used to make their event/project a success.

Application: The application can be found here. For more information, contact David Stephens by emailing

Application Deadline: Rolling 

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 and Generation Indigenous.

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. You can also sign up for CNAY’s newsletter here.


Center for Native American Youth


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