Release updated July 3, 2019

Proposals are due to the Human Relations Commission by July 8

The City of Boulder Human Relations Commission is soliciting proposals from local organizations that would like to host an event for the Fourth Annual Indigenous Peoples Day, to be held between Friday, Oct. 11, and Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. 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 $3,000 per event.

Funding priority criteria includes: 

  • Community-initiated event
  • Nonprofit agency/group
  • Free and open to the public
  • Event to be held within Boulder city limits
  • Event to be held between Oct. 11-14, 2019

Arts components examples include: 

  • Visual arts and crafts
  • Music, theater and dance
  • Educational activities including lectures
  • Many more examples are listed in the RFP

Proposals must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 8. 

For the past two years, hundreds of residents have participated in celebration activities including dances, poetry, teach-ins, film screenings and performances.

For more information and an application, please visit, contact Clay Fong at [email protected]  or call 303-441-3141.

Published, July 1, 2019

Media Contacts:
Clay Fong, Community Relations Manager, 303-441-3141
Zach McGee, Media Relations, 303-868-6810

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