Doyon region tribal governments/tribal councils/communities; nonprofit Alaska Native organizations, societies and community groups; and Alaska Native cultural, educational and recreational organizations/centers are eligible to apply for an Our Language grant.
Grant proposals must include a project description and timeline; plan for language documentation; project budget; completed community language survey; letter of support from village council or tribal office; and community language plan (optional). Each awardee agrees to schedule two mandatory project check-ins, and submit a final report at the end of their project.
Doyon, Limited established the language grant program in 2012, and the Doyon Foundation language revitalization program now manages the grant program.
We are now accepting applications for 2023 Our Language grants. Interested applicants may now apply online. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. AKST on Friday, February 24, 2023.
- $50,000 Awarded for 2022 Language Revitalization Projects
- Doyon Foundation Awards $65,000 in Our Language grants
- 2019 Our Language Grants Support Urgent Need-for Revitalization Efforts
- 2018 Our Language Grant Projects Wrap-up
- Doyon Foundation Announces 2017 Our Language Awards
- $50,000 Awarded in Language Revitalization Grants