Grants of $100,000 per year, with commitments up to two years, are available to Indigenous-led organizations working in the defense, development, and/or decolonization of Indigenous Peoples and the planet.

The Community Self-Determination application process is now closed for [2022].

We expect to share more about the next grant application cycle in [mid-April 2023].
Please check back around that time. 

Community Self-Determination Grant

This unprecedented grant opportunity will support and invest in the long-term visions, priorities and power building of Indigenous Nations, communities and Peoples through Indigenous decision-making and leadership.

NDN Collective’s mission is to build the collective power of Indigenous Peoples, communities and nations to exercise our inherent right to self-determination while fostering a world that is built on a foundation of justice and equity for all people and the planet.

NDN works to transform systems, shift power and generate sustainable solutions through the following three core strategies:


Indigenous Peoples, communities and nations defend and protect our land, air, water and natural resources.


Indigenous Peoples, communities and nations are developed in a regenerative and sustainable manner based on our values and connection to land, culture and identity.


Indigenous ceremonies, cultures, languages and ways of life are revitalized, recognized and celebrated.