Learn about our funding areas of priority, eligibility, and apply for a grant today.
We meet our grantees where they are and help them grow from there.
As a partner and a resource, our goal is to help our grantees build capacity where they say it’s most needed.
Our 4 Priority Areas
- Protection of Water
- Protection of Sacred Places & Endangered Landscapes
- Preservation of Language
- Sustainable, Community-based Agriculture
The Colorado Plateau Foundation funds organizations that meet the following grant requirements
Who We Fund
- Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations
- Organizations with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor
- Tribal governments with IRS 7871 status
- Native majority led organizations
- Applicants from one of the following nine tribal nations on the Colorado Plateau
- Acoma, Havasupai, Hopi, Hualapai, Kaibab Paiute, Navajo, Ute Mountain Ute, White Mountain Apache, Zuni
What We Fund
- Proposals submitted by organizations working in four priority areas: (1) Protection of water, (2) Protection of sacred places and endangered landscapes, (3) Preservation of language, (4) Sustainable, community-based agriculture
- Proposals for building capacity that will contribute to the long-term sustainability of your organization or community
- Proposals in the range of $1,000- $25,000
What We Do Not Fund
- Hosted fundraising events
- Individuals (organizations only)
- Non-Native majority led organizations