HEEF IMAGINE Grant
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. IMAGINE Grants allow recipients to bring their ideas to life, while also helping the Hopi community to address areas of need. Since, 2004, the HEEF has awarded almost $180,000 in IMAGINE Grants to nearly 40 programs.
Every year, the HEEF seeks out local community members and organizations to initiate projects that could serve as a benefit to the Hopi people. See our 2019 list of IMAGINE Grantees below.
April 15, 2019
May 17, 2019
Applications must be received or postmarked by 5:00 PM.
Applications can be submitted to our office in-person, faxed to 928-734-2273, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any questions or more information, please email: email@example.com OR call 928-724-2275.
2018 IMAGINE Grantees
Hopi Jr. Sr. High School
The Hopi Jr. Sr. High School was funded a $5,000.00 IMAGINE grant to implement the “Teaching the Teachers: Hopi Cultural and Language Preservation through Professional Development.
Hopitutuqaiki – The Hopi School was funded at $6,324.00 IMAGINE grant to support a variety of garment making classes. Classes were been offered throughout the Spring and into the Fall for students of all ages.
The Hopi Ancestral Lands Program
The Hopi Ancestral Lands (HAL) Program was awarded an IMAGINE grant of $ 5,000.00 to fund a crew to support a follow up mitigation project in partnership with the 1st Mesa Inaugural Clean Up event. The crew worked to address areas of high erosion risk from wind and rain at First Mesa.
The Hopi Food Coop
The Hopi Food Co-op was awarded a $3,628.00 IMAGINE grant that enabled them to offer a monthly series entitled “Garden Parties”. These “parties provided hands-on training sessions on a variety of gardening techniques and skills.
Hopi Cancer Support Services
The Hopi Cancer Support Services received an IMAGINE grant of $4,250.00 to assist in the implementation of the annual “Men’s Night Out (MNO) event. The 2018 event “Grow into Good Health through a Strong Foundation”. The event included information sessions, booths, speakers and entertainment all focused on early cancer detection, supportive services and health information.