2014 Native Student Success convening held at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Native Student Success

Education is the key to our collective future. These grants encourage organizational learning and build capacity for Tribal communities and Native-led nonprofits to develop local solutions for important issues. We are looking for applicants who are interested in the development, implementation, and sharing of "best" or "highly effective" practices in your project areas and achieving your outcomes of interest.

This grant cycle is currently CLOSED. 2018 grant cycle will open on Tuesday, April 3 and close on Wednesday, May 9.


  • Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $10,000.
  • This grant cycle is only for project/program support.
    Funding for general operations is NOT available.
  • Potlatch Fund will provide up to 50% of total operational expenses. Example: A grant request of $10,000 must coincide with an organizational budget of $20,000 or more. Grantees are allowed and encouraged to consider in-kind donations of volunteer time, materials and/or supplies. To estimate the standardized per-hour dollar value of volunteer time that may be reflected in your project budget, please see:
  • Applicants may only receive funding for one Potlatch Fund grant per calendar year.
  • Applicants must be located, and provide services, in: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana.


  • Additional information coming soon...check back in late March 2018 for details.

Successful Applications will Demonstrate

  • Additional information coming soon...check back in late March 2018 for details.