Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) Western Mining Action Network (WMAN)
The goal of the Mining Mini-grants Program is to support and enhance the capacity building efforts of mining-impacted communities in the U.S. and Canada to assure that mining projects do not adversely affect human, cultural, and the ecological health of communities.
Applications accepted are accepted three times a year: June, October, and February. Applicants will be notified of the funding decision within one month of the application deadline.
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Please note that we have a new email address for submission of proposals and reports: firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that you use this new address to ensure receipt of your materials and consideration of your application. We cannot guarantee your application will be considered if you do not submit it electronically to this new email address.
There will be an “emergency” fund for extremely time-sensitive projects that fall between grant cycles (i.e., needs that could not have been anticipated at the time of the last cycle and cannot wait to be addressed until the next cycle). These grants will be very limited and awarded on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Mini-Grant Review Committee.
WMAN/IEN Grassroots Communities Mining Mini-grants program criteria:
As stated above, the goal of this program is:
To support and enhance the capacity building efforts of mining-impacted communities in the U.S. and Canada to assure that mining projects do not adversely affect human, cultural, and the ecological health of communities.
Grant proposals submitted to this program should reflect that goal. In addition, they must meet all of the following criteria:
Any questions? We are happy to help. Please contact either Simone Senogles, Indigenous Environmental Network, (218) 751-4967 email@example.com, or Mary Costello, WMAN Network Coordinator at (208) 610-4896 . You can also email us your questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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