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 December 1st, 2022.

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc – Four Different Programs (December 7th application deadline)

Mosaic’s Movement Infrastructure RFP (December 9th application deadline)

Call for Apps to Serve on the Explore the Coast Advisory Board (January 9th application deadline)

The Impact Fund (rolling application deadline)

Brave Heart Fellowship 2023 by Center for Native American Youth (December 16th application deadline)

Justicia y Equidad Fund (rolling basis from November 21, 2022 – December 19, 2022)

Environmental Justice Community Participation Fund Grant (December 2nd application deadline)

Environmental Education Grants (Pennsylvania) (December 9th application deadline)

Ben & Jerry’s National Grassroots Organizing Program (pre-applications open December 2022)

Climate Justice for All (next application window in 2023)

Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration (March 16 2023 application deadline)

Colorado Environmental Justice Grants Program (February 3rd, 2023 application deadline)

Technology Solutions for Seagrass (October 17 priority with rolling deadline)

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

Sustaining Our Communities Resource List  (updated regularly by Solidaire Network)

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

The Solidarity Fund by the Black Feminist Fund (rolling application deadline)

Grassroots Organizing by ben and Jerry’s foundation (application to re-open December 2022)

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

Philanthropy News Digest – RFPs/Grant Notices

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