Featured Grantee Partners

Grants Program
by Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich

Kalliopeia’s community of grantee partners model how cultural and ecological renewal can be rooted in reverent connection to the sacred living Earth. On our website, we’ve created profiles of these organizations, where you’ll find videos, articles, and resources about the incredible work they’re engaged in. We invite you to explore and learn about the work of some of our recently funded grantee partners.

Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective is a new award-winning feature documentary film that follows five Native American Tribes as they restore their traditional land management practices against the backdrop of climate change.

Ofrenda Magazine is a multimedia publication celebrating Xicanx and Latinx spirituality, earth-centered wisdom traditions, and healing arts.

Reclaiming Black and Indigenous Roots, Tradition, and Healing creates a dynamic space for the exchange of culture, uplifting of histories, sharing of spiritual traditions, and coordinated organizing among Black and Indigenous people in St. Louis.

Sogorea Té Land Trust is an urban, Indigenous, women-led land trust based in the San Francisco Bay Area that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people.

Pine Ridge Girls’ School, the only independent Native girls’ school in the United States, provides culturally-rooted education for girls grades 6–12 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Ekvn-Yefolecv is an intentional Indigenous ecovillage located on Maskoke ancestral homelands designed as a holistic, decolonial model of sustainable living.

Nibezun is a Native-led nonprofit dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting the traditional wisdom and culture of the five nations within the Wabanaki Confederacy.

Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance is a Native-led food and seed sovereignty nonprofit innovator that works to advocate for, and support, all levels of food security and food sovereignty in local, tribal, regional, national, and international arenas.

Freedom Lodge is a Native-led nonprofit in the field of intergenerational healing that provides services to all Indigenous communities within the nine reservations of South Dakota and across the US.

Healing the Border Project, works to protect sacred sites along the US/Mexico border primarily through community organizing, legal strategy, and public education.

Coalition of Oregon Land TrustsOregon Land Justice Project trains land trusts in the Pacific Northwest to work with, support, and share land stewardship with local Native communities.

First Light educates conservation organizations about Indigenous history, stewardship practices, and current needs for the purpose of increasing tribes’ access to private land, primarily in Maine.

New Mexico Acequia Association offers intergenerational mentoring, farmer training, advocacy, and community organizing to grow healthy food for families and communities, honor cultural heritage, and protect the ancient waterways—acequias—of New Mexico.

Land Peace Foundation, a Native-led land-based organization, is dedicated to the preservation and protection of Indigenous lands, waters, and traditions, including cultural, ceremonial, and spiritual practices, as well as kinship roles.

Learn more about our grantee partners