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 10th, 2023.

J.M.K. Innovation Prize (April 28th application deadline)

Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment (April 28th application deadline)

Just Transitions (March 8th application deadline)

Environmental Defense Fund’s 2023 Summer of Action Grants Program (March 31st application deadline)

EPA- Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Grant (application deadline April 10, 2023)

EPA- Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program (application deadline April 10, 2023)

Coastal Stories 2023 (pre-proposal deadline March 31, 2023)

Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program (March 12th application deadline)

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

Third Wave Fund (multiple grants application opening in 2023)

Women’s Sports Foundation- Well-being for All Grant (opening in 2023- email for inquiries) 

Black Art Futures Fund (rolling application deadline) 

The Impact Fund (rolling application deadline)

Black Art Futures Fund (rolling application deadline) 

Growing Justice (rolling application deadline) 

Outdoor Lab Foundation’s High School Leader Scholarship (April 14th application deadline)

Exploratory Grants by The Carmack Collective (March 15th application deadline)

Digital Divide Response Project-Portland (application deadline March 12, 2023) 

Food Equity Fund- Seattle (application deadline March 15, 2023) 

ArtsFund Community Accelerator Grant (application open January 2023)

Chesapeake Bay Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns Program (March 8th, 2023 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)

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

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

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