Indigenous Peoples Day Request for Proposal Released, Due June 14
The City of Boulder’s Human Relations Commission is soliciting proposals from local organizations that would like to host a non-in-person event for the annual Indigenous Peoples Day, to be held between Friday, Oct. 8, and Monday, Oct. 11, 2021.
The celebration is part of a national effort to recognize and honor the existence, culture and contributions of the original inhabitants of North America.
Community groups and organizations are eligible for grants through the Human Relations Commission with a maximum amount of $2,000 per event. In addition, the Office of Arts and Culture is offering enhancement sponsorships of up to $2,000 available per event for programs that include arts components.
Events must abide by all public health requirements and organizers will be required to provide a compliance plan where applicable.
Funding priority criteria includes:
Arts components examples include:
Proposals must be received by 5 p.m., Monday, June 14, 2021.
For the past six years, hundreds of community members have participated in celebration activities including dances, poetry, teach-ins, film screenings and performances to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day.
Zach McGee, Media Relations, 303-868-6810
Clay Fong, Office of Human Rights, 303-441-3141
Published April 29, 2021