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  • Potlatch
    Arts What We Do Our Mission To inspire and build upon the Native tradition of giving and to expand philanthropy within Tribal Nations and Native Communities in the Northwest We accomplish this through Grants The resources we give reflect the needs and values of our people dreams for a better tomorrow for our children passion for the continued flourishing of our arts Nonprofit Development Our mission is not just about

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    in the subject line Full Time Positions No Current Openings Part Time Positions Bookkeeper Seattle WA Employment Application A completed application form is required for all employment inquiries MS word document Volunteer Opportunities We welcome volunteers at Potlatch fund Core to our mission Potlatch Fund works to expand Philanthropy in the Pacific Northwest Indian County We understand that at the heart of a community are volunteers who make tremendous impact and build our capacity along the way As a community volunteer who represents community perspectives you are amazing Your participation is valuable to us Objectives Potlatch Fund believes in building the capacity of Native communities as an integral part our role and a desired asset This position provides a Native person college student or community member with an opportunity to gain hands on experience in nonprofit operations expand your professional networks and build your own capacity to support your own communities in a way that you best see fit Requirements Have an interest in learning about Native led nonprofits and philanthropy in our four state region of Montana Idaho Oregon and Washington We are only able to accept a limited number of volunteers Are you interested in Making networking contacts

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    Pathways for Native Youth This grant cycle is currently open and will close on Wednesday February 17 2016 Through this initiative Potlatch Fund will provide grant support to summertime projects that share our vision of investing in Native youth as our current and future leaders We envision funding new or existing programs that work to further the important goal of supporting Native youth as they seek to balance cultural change and continuity while providing them with the leadership skills needed to address the demands of a changing world In collaboration with their home communities we seek to support Native youth in their transformation from childhood to young adulthood by equipping them with culture resilience strength and health and wellness Native Student Success This grant cycle is currently open and will close on Wednesday March 30 2016 Education is the key to our collective future These grants encourage organizational learning and build capacity for Tribal communities and Native led nonprofits to develop local solutions for important issues in Washington State and the greater Portland Oregon region We are looking for applicants who are interested in the development implementation and sharing of best or highly effective practices in your project areas and achieving your outcomes of interest Community Building Opens Tuesday March 8 Whether residing on a rural reservation or within a large metropolitan area nurturing a sense of community is essential to Native people and their identity We support community projects or programs that impart values histories and knowledge across generations to make our communities stronger and healthier We are particularly interested in supporting initiatives that address the root causes of social economic racial or environmental injustices Language Preservation and Education Opens Tuesday May 10 Language is an integral part of identity and sadly many Indigenous languages are critically endangered We

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    Fund will provide grant support to summertime projects that share our vision of investing in Native youth as our current and future leaders We seek new or existing programs with the important goal of providing Native youth the leadership skills they need to balance cultural change and continuity in a world fraught with challenging issues This initiative will support Native youth in their transformation from childhood to young adulthood by providing resources to their home communities as they equip them with cultural knowledge that builds resilience strength and health and wellness The 2016 Grant Cycle is currently open and will close on Wednesday February 17 2016 Funding Grants will be awarded in amounts up to 5 000 Potlatch Fund will not provide 100 funding of project expenses Organizations may only receive funding for one Potlatch Fund grant per calendar year Organizations must be located and provide services in Washington Oregon Idaho or Montana Goals Help strengthen Native cultural identity and provide positive role models for how to navigate walking in two worlds Provide transformative learning experiences through community based action models that challenge Native youth to lead and serve while re affirming cultural heritage for example canoe journeys rites of

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    Native Student Success Education is the key to our collective future These grants encourage organizational learning and build capacity for Tribal communities and Native led nonprofits to develop local solutions for important issues in Washington State and the greater Portland Oregon region We are looking for applicants who are interested in the development implementation and sharing of best or highly effective practices in your project areas and achieving your outcomes of interest We anticipate extending funding between eight 8 and ten 10 grantees with awards between 30 000 and 50 000 each The 2016 Grant Cycle is currently OPEN and will close on Wednesday March 30 2016 Funding Grants will be awarded in amounts up to 50 000 Potlatch Fund will not provide 100 funding of project expenses Organizations may only receive funding for one Potlatch Fund grant per calendar year Organizations must be located and provide services in Washington State or the greater Portland area Goals Supporting Tribes and Native led nonprofit organizations providing culturally relevant programs that Improve the quality and or alignment of early learning and early elementary education for children 0 8 and Engage parents families and elders in a way that leads to increased support of their children s education Supporting Tribes and Native led nonprofit organizations providing programs in the following areas Arts culture and or Native language programs that contribute to student outcomes and wellbeing Opportunities that empower students through self directed learning and educational pathways as well as provide leadership development opportunities School to career pathways that provide Native students with educational opportunities which lead to meaningful professions including professions that contribute to or are supportive of their own tribal communities Supporting Tribes and Native led nonprofit organizations committed to scaling institutionalizing best practices related to Supporting late elementary 4th grade and

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    online tutorial on YouTube Journey to Successful Fundraising Grantmaking Manual Frequently Asked Questions Grantmaking Community Building Whether residing on a rural reservation or within a large metropolitan area nurturing a sense of community is essential to Native people and their identity We support community projects or programs that impart values histories and knowledge across generations to make our communities stronger and healthier We are particularly interested in supporting initiatives that address the root causes of social economic racial or environmental injustices The 2016 Grant Cycle is currently closed and will open on Tuesday March 8 2016 Funding Grants will be awarded in amounts up to 10 000 Potlatch Fund will not provide 100 funding of project expenses Organizations may only receive funding for one Potlatch Fund grant per calendar year Organizations must be located and provide services in Washington Oregon Idaho or Montana Goals of the Community Building Grant Program Support and strengthen the capacity of Northwest Native organizations and communities Increase funds to Northwest Native controlled groups initiatives and projects Provide a vehicle to increase access and leverage funds from other foundations Revitalize the tradition of Native philanthropy gifting honoring and kinship Priority will be given to applications with

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    are critically endangered We support projects involving language preservation and documentation efforts educational enrichment and after school youth programming and educator professional development This program aims to foster the inclusion of cultural identities in educational environments through language learning and engagement The 2016 Grant Cycle is currently closed and will open on Tuesday May 10 2016 Funding Grants will be awarded in amounts up to 5 000 Potlatch Fund will not provide 100 funding of project expenses Organizations may only receive funding for one Potlatch Fund grant per calendar year Organizations must be located and provide services in Washington Oregon Idaho or Montana Goals of the Language Preservation and Education Grant Program Support and strengthen the capacity of Northwest Native organizations and communities engaged in language preservation and education programs or projects Increase funds to Northwest Native controlled groups initiatives and projects specifically with language preservation and educational enrichment programs or projects Provide a vehicle to increase access and leverage the language documentation efforts demonstrate the use of language in sustainable classes and cultural programs where both the language instructors and language students are interacting and transmitting language to maximum use of strategies and resources Support the advancement of Native educators and Native youth programming to foster the inclusion of cultural identities in educational environments Types of Projects Programs Recording documenting and archiving Native spoken languages Dormant speakers a language that has no native speakers today may apply Language classes or language immersion programs for adults and children Creation of language learning materials like books tapes CDs multimedia computer or web based tool Audio or video recordings of elders speaking Native languages Revival projects to reconstruct Native languages that are no longer spoken or have very few speakers Tribal efforts on linguistic research Master Apprentice language projects where a fluent

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    the center of tribal life and everyday objects and tools are decorated beautifully with designs that perpetuate tribal identity culture and knowledge This year funding priority will be given to projects from individual Native artists Native arts organizations or Tribal museums who are working to revitalize endangered Native art forms practices and knowledge through intergenerational opportunities that transfer knowledge from elders and cultural retainers to a new generation It is Potlatch Fund s belief that artists of Tribal and Native communities represent a highly profound role in the community This grant supports the artist in the pursuit of his her mastery of expression in correlation to community engagement The 2016 Grant Cycle is currently closed and will open on Tuesday July 12 2016 Funding Grants will be awarded in amounts up to 5 000 Potlatch Fund will not provide 100 funding of project expenses Organizations may only receive funding for one Potlatch Fund grant per calendar year Organizations must be located and provide services in Washington Oregon Idaho or Montana Goals of the Native Arts Grant Program Build support and strengthen the capacity of Northwest Native artists and communities Preserve and promote Northwest Native cultures through artistic expression Share Native art with Northwest Native communities and the public through exhibits and public displays Foster economic development focusing on Northwest Native artists and communities Increase funds to Northwest Native controlled groups initiatives and projects Provide a vehicle to increase access to and leverage funds from other foundations Revitalize the tradition of Native philanthropy gifting honoring and kinship Revitalize Native communities Targeted emphasis on revitalizing endangered Native art forms practices and knowledge through intergenerational opportunities that transfer knowledge from elders and cultural retainers to other generations through master and apprentice opportunities Types of Projects Programs Grants to individual Native artists for their

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