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 January 20, 2022.

Chamiza Foundation – Pueblo Indian Culture Preservation (February 11 application deadline)

Food and Land Justice Fund (rolling application deadline)

Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator (February 3rd application deadline)

Base Building Grant (February 4th)

Seed Grants (rolling application deadline)

2022 Biodiversity Conservation Grant (February 17 application deadline)

Nike Community Impact Fund Program (February 16 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 July 29, 2021.

The Rethink Outside™ Fellowship by Blue Sky Funders Forum (Application Deadline: August 22)

Intersectional Feminism + Environmentalism Workshop Series (Aug 23rd, Aug 30th and Sept 6th)

Restoring and Protecting our Native Languages and Landscapes (October 5-7, 2021)

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)

Restoring and Protecting our Native Languages and Landscapes (October 5-7)

Connecting with Small Foundations: What to Know Now (on August 12)

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