Grant Seekers - The Notah Begay III Foundation

Grant Seekers 

Are you committed to addressing childhood obesity and/or type 2 diabetes in your community? If so, you share NB3F’s passion and commitment to address these epidemics and strengthen Native communities.


Tohono O’odham Community Action

As  a nonprofit public charity, we receive generous support from funders and individual donors to support our grantmaking. Past grant cycles included the following types of grants below.   Please scroll down and sign up in our “Stay in Touch” Section to receive updates when new opportunities are available or check out our resources page for additional opportunities from other partner organizations.

Learning Community Action Grants-  2.5 year Grants of up to $100,000  to organizations and tribes that are ready to eliminate sugar sweetened beverages, increase the consumption of safe drinking water and/or the promotion of breastfeeding. Learn More.

Capacity Building Grants – One year grants of up to $20,000 to support projects that strategically target childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention through community health assessments, community planning and capacity building focused on healthy nutrition and healthy food access, Physical Activity, Built Environment, Social/Economic Demographics, etc.. Learn more.

Promising Program Grants–  One year grants of up to $40,000  to organizations and tribes that are partnering with Native American communities to strengthen existing youth focused healthy nutrition programs, physical activity and build capacity for program evaluation. Learn more.

Basic Eligibility

  • Organizations eligible to apply include U.S. based Native-American controlled nonprofits 501(c)3, federally or state recognized tribal governments and programs, or Native American community-based groups with a 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor. Schools are not eligible to apply unless they have 501(c)3 status. Please review individual Requests for Applications for any special restrictions.

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