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 April 7, 2022.

Request for Proposals: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous People Inc. (rolling application deadlines)

Organizational Capacity Responsive Fund (May 3rd application deadline)

Communications Responsive Fund (rolling application window that opens March 31)

2022 National Tribal & Indigenous Climate Conference – Call for Proposals (April 22nd application deadline)

Connecting with our Homelands (April 15th application deadline)

Sustaining Our Communities Resource List (by Solidaire Network)

Seed Grants (rolling application deadline)

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

Potlach Fund’s Resiliency Fund (Rolling applications)

2021 Seed & Rapid Response (rolling application deadline) by Social Justice Fund Northwest

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 March 23, 2022.

Garden Workshop: Starting a Garden in the Southwest on March 30th, 1-3 MST/ 12-2pm PT

2022 Ocean Awareness Contest (June 13th application deadline)

2022 National Youth Organizing Training Institute – Individual Application + Organization Application (March 11th application deadline)

Indigenous Futures Survey (March 31 submission deadline)

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

Uplift’s published digital webpage

Rachel’s Network Catalyst Award (apply or nominate by March 21)

Indigenous Communities Webinar (recording)

Artist in Business Leadership Fellowship by First Peoples Fund

From Fundraiser to Resource Mobilizer: Changing Our Perspectives and Practices to Shift Power (Various session dates)

The Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Environmental Philanthropy (InDEEP) 2021 Virtual Learning Series

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