IEN & WMAN Community Mining Mini-Grant Cycle 2024

Grant Cycle Deadlines

Feb 1, June 1, and Oct 1, 2024

The IEN -WMAN Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-Grant Program distributes over $200,000 per year in $4,000 USD grants to Indigenous communities and non-profit grassroots organizations across the U.S. and Canada. Our goal is to give at least 50% of the Mini-Grants to Indigenous communities.

Ready to apply?

You may apply for one Mini-Grant in a twelve-month period. The application is online in a Google Survey. If you wish to prep your application before filling out the online survey, you can use this paper application as a guide.

There are three Mini-Grant cycles per year:

  • Applications open January 1, May 1 and Sept. 1.
  • Grant Deadlines for submission are Feb 1, June 1, and Oct 1.

If you need assistance or questions with your application, please contact WMAN’s Indigenous Caucus Coordinator, Sayokla Williams or IEN’s Keep it in the Ground Mining Organizer, Talia Boyd

IEN-WMAN Community Stories

Learn about how IEN-WMAN mini-grants help Indigenous communities and non-profit, grassroots community organizations that are threatened or adversely affected by mining.

Archive of Past Community Stories


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