35 years of strengthening Native American communities & economies
Request for Proposals: Seeds of Native Health
First Nations is now accepting proposals for its “Seeds of Native Health” grant program under its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI).
Registration now open for the third annual Food Sovereignty Summit, held October 26-29 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This is a forum for sharing and collaboration to build healthy food systems within our communities.
Dr. Per Cap’s 2015 Financial Literacy All Stars
April is Financial Literacy Month and First Nations has partnered with Dr. Per Cap to highlight the great work of some financial literacy heroes.
New Indian Giver Newsletter
The latest issue of Indian Giver newsletter is now out! Read about some of our current projects that are helping revitalize Native communities.
New Website Launched to Help Small Nonprofits
First Nations launched NativeGiving.org to promote current and past grantees who are focused on promoting the health and well-being of our most valuable resource – our youth.
2015 Food Summit
Financial All Stars
Investing in Native Youth
Advancing Positive Paths for Native American Boys & Young Men
The “Advancing Positive Paths for Native American Boys and Young Men” program is aimed at improving education and employment outcomes for middle school and high school Native boys and young men.
Nourishing Native Foods & Health
Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative
First Nations launched the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI) to help tribes and Native communities strengthen their local food systems, improve health and nutrition, and build food security. This initiative helps Native communities develop innovative agricultural and food security projects.
Strengthening Native American Nonprofits
Urban Native Project
First Nations and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition partnered in 2013 to conduct the three-year “Urban Native Project” aimed at supporting new and expanded activities in urban American Indian environments with the goal of improving opportunities that can be attained in all Native American urban communities.
Achieving Native Financial Empowerment
My Green Campaign
The My Green campaign is dedicated to teaching Native American youth receiving Minor’s Trust payments how to better manage their “Big Money.” The campaign is led by Native youth, who share their stories and lessons learned.
Native American Business Development
Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative
The goal of the Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative (NACBI) is to increase the organizational, managerial and programmatic capacity of Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs supporting the field of Native arts and artists.