Liberated Paths Grantee Resources

Outdoors and Environmental Funding Opportunities

Youth Outside regularly updates the “Outdoors and Environmental Funding Opportunities” section of this page. If you would like to add your organization’s funding opportunities, please send a brief description, a corresponding link and the deadline to apply to Last updated March 10, 2021.

Resilient Park Access Grant and Coaching (Deadline to Apply: April 23rd, 2021)

Whole Kids Foundation Grants (Varying deadlines)

Rooted in Justice (Deadline to Apply: April 30th, 2021)

Webinars, Panels, Conferences, Trainings and More

Youth Outside regularly updates the “Webinars, Panels, Conferences, Trainings and More” section of this page to include events and related opportunities in the outdoor field. If you would like to add your organization’s  event, please send a brief description, a corresponding link and the date of your event to Last updated March 10, 2021.

Power Shift 2021 (April 16th-April 25th)

Become a 2021 Uplift Organizing Fellow! (Deadline to Apply: April 2nd, 2021)

The Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Environmental Philanthropy (InDEEP) 2021 Virtual Learning Series

Antiracist Youth Development Theory (April 1st, 2021)

BIPOC Experiences on Colorado Public Lands (ongoing)

Image 2200: Climate fiction for future ancestors (climate-fiction short story contest, due April 12th)Black Environmental Leaders Panel for Funders

Black Environmental Leaders Panel for Funders (YouTube recording)

Black Environmental Leadership <> Funders Conversation (March 11th, 2021)

Reading List

Braiding Sweet Grass

Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States


Battle for Blue Lake

The Man Who Killed the Deer

The Adventure Gap

Last Child in the Woods

Serving Culturally Diverse Visitors to Forests in California

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

Articles and Reports

Connecting the Dots: Why does what and who came before us matter?

Breaking Barriers Report: Understanding Motivations & Barriers to Youth Participation in the Outdoors

California Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

Green 2.0: The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies

Healthy Parks, Healthy People

The Outdoor Recreation Economy Report

The Science of Awe

State of Native Youth Report: Native Youth are Medicine (2020)

Films, Videos and Podcasts

Conservation for Whom?


The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

Uplift Climate YouTube Channel

2021 Southwest Native Foodways Gathering Four Seasons Series: Winter Edition

Introducing the new Straight Talk Podcast