Liberated Paths Grantee Resources

Outdoors and Environmental Funding Opportunities

Justice Outside regularly updates the “Outdoors and Environmental Funding Opportunities” section of this page. If you would like to add your organization’s funding opportunities, please send a brief description, a corresponding link and the deadline to apply to Last updated February 14, 2024.

Coastal Funding Opportunities (database for Coastal Resiliency funding)

NDN Community Action Fund  (application open April -October -due 1st of each month)

North Carolina Youth Outdoor Engagement Commission (Application closes March 30th)

Mountain Bizworks ScaleUp Course

Environmental Justice Advisory Board Member Application-California (application due February 23, 2024)

Expert Board Placement Support through the Green Leadership Trust (Support Inquiry Form)

EJ Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers Program

GreenLatinos Sustainable Cities Urban Greening Initiative (Opens February 27th, closes March 28th)

Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) Grants (Closes April 1st)

Black Art Futures Fund (rolling application deadline) 

The Impact Fund (rolling application deadline)

Growing Justice (rolling application deadline) 

Outdoors Together: BIPOC Resource Grant Initiative (rolling application deadline)

The Justice 40 (accountability framework for Biden-Harris administration’s climate investments)

Conservation Scholarships & Bursaries (searchable database for funding, etc)

New Mexico Grantmakers Directory (by New Mexico Association of Grantmakers)

Philanthropy News Digest – RFPs/Grant Notices

EJ Screen (EPA’s Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool) 

Webinars, Panels, Conferences, Trainings and More

Justice Outside regularly updates the “Webinars, Panels, Conferences, Trainings and More” section of this page to include events and related opportunities in the outdoor field. If you would like to add your organization’s  event, please send a brief description, a corresponding link and the date of your event to Last updated August 24, 2022.

Culturally appropriate evaluation: how can indigenous evaluation influence western approaches? (by John Njovu)

Evalindigenous and 10 Questions Indigenous Communities Should Ask Evaluators

Environment 2042 Leadership Program (E42)

NEW WORLD COMING Frontline Voices on Pandemics, Uprisings, and Climate Crisis

Uplift’s published digital webpage

Indigenous Communities Webinar (recording)

BIPOC Experiences on Colorado Public Lands (ongoing)

Black Environmental Leaders Panel for Funders (YouTube recording)

Reading List

Braiding Sweet Grass

Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States


Battle for Blue Lake

The Man Who Killed the Deer

The Adventure Gap

Last Child in the Woods

Serving Culturally Diverse Visitors to Forests in California

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

Articles and Reports

Connecting the Dots: Why does what and who came before us matter?

Breaking Barriers Report: Understanding Motivations & Barriers to Youth Participation in the Outdoors

California Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

Green 2.0: The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies

Healthy Parks, Healthy People

The Outdoor Recreation Economy Report

The Science of Awe

State of Native Youth Report: Native Youth are Medicine (2020)

Films, Videos and Podcasts

Conservation for Whom?


The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

Uplift Climate YouTube Channel

2021 Southwest Native Foodways Gathering Four Seasons Series: Winter Edition

Introducing the new Straight Talk Podcast