"The Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) IMAGINE Grant is a funding opportunity targeted at supporting community projects that primarily focus on Hopi cultural practices, values, education and sustainability. The IMAGINE Grants allow applicants to bring their ideas to life, while helping the Hopi community to address areas of need. An example of recent funded projects include: "Adventures for Hopi", an outdoor experience program, "The Hopitutukaiki School", a program led by expert Hopi artists who teach their craft to interested Hopi members and the "Healthy Hopi Youth Initiative for Higher Education", a program designed in partnership with the Hopi Jr.-Sr. High school."
Every year, the HEEF seeks out local community members and organizations to initiate projects that could serve as benefit to the Hopi people. The HEEF IMAGINE grant is a funding opportunity targeted at supporting community projects that primarily focus on Hopi cultural practices, values, education, and sustainability.
Interested in being a 2016 Applicant?
2015 IMAGINE Grantees
Award Amount: $4,960.00
Adventures for Hopi
Adventures for Hopi (A4H) is an emerging developmental adventure recreation program catering to Hopi and Tewa youth on Hopi. A4H utilizes outdoor education/recreation and service learning as a medium for cultural preservation, community based social change and environmental stewardship. All initiatives include five core components: health, development, opportunity, service and education. These areas are employed and practiced with their adventure pursuits that include climbing, hiking, backpacking, rafting and canyoneering.
Contact Marshall Masayesva at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Award Amount: $2,873.00
Sun Camping on the Mesa
The Sun Camping on the Mesa or energy camps will provide Hopi youth with opportunity to experiment with photovoltaics or solar energy. The objective is to offer practical Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math using basic electric circuitry and solar energy technology as a means to encourage the youth to pursue an electrical trade or engineering major in college.
Contact Deb Tewa at email@example.com for more information.
Award Amount: $4,250.00
The Nakwatsvewat Institute - Hopi Mediation Training
The Nakwatsvewat Institute Hopi Dispute Resolution Services will offer "Introduction to Basic Mediation" training, giving participants mediation skills. These skills can be used by participants should they desire to consider becoming a professional mediator for the Hopi community.
Contact Susan Secakuku at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at www.nakwatsvewat.org for more information.