Apache Indigenous Defenders, Inc. (AID, Inc.) accepts applications for community based, community driven projects that benefit the Apache community. Grants for operating expenses, specific programs, and capital expenses are considered. AID, Inc. makes grants to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, federally recognized Indian tribes, public schools, individuals and governmental agencies.
AID, Inc.’s priorities for the year as determined by the Board of Directors are:
How to Apply for a Grant
with Apache Indigenous Defenders, Inc.
Letters of Inquiry
A letter of inquiry is required. If the objectives stated in the letter of inquiry fulfill the purposes of AID, Inc., the program staff will then contact selected organizations/individuals with an invitation to apply for funding by writing a full proposal. Letters of inquiry are accepted throughout the year and will be acknowledged in writing.
Letters of inquiry should include:
Letters of Inquiry should be directed to:
Lorene Willis, President
Apache Indigenous Defenders, Inc.
P. O. Box 165
Dulce , New Mexico 87528 or
If the proposed project falls within AID, Inc.’s priorities and available resources and the amount requested is in excess of $1000, applicants will be asked to develop a more detailed proposal. For amounts $1000 or less, applicants can use the application form.
If your organization has been selected to submit a full proposal, a letter of invitation will be sent to your attention. AID, Inc. Board of Directors meetings are scheduled quarterly. Proposals are expected by the deadline date of two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Additional Information - Relevant information may be included, i.e., key player resumes, letters of support.
AID, Inc. will give prompt consideration to all proposals. You may be invited to attend an AID, Inc. Board of Directors meeting at its next scheduled meeting to make a full presentation of your proposal and be available to answer questions.