19th Annual L.E.A.D. Institute Conference

We hope to see you September 25-26, 2014 at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington

2013 Annual Report Now Available

View our latest annual report to learn more about our efforts to strengthen American Indian communities and economies.

Plan Your Legacy

Visit First Nations’ new planned giving site to learn about how you can leave a gift that will have a lasting positive impact in Native Communities.

First Nations Knowledge

Join us for a series of educational webinars that seeks to educate Native Americans who are involved in food-systems work and agriculture, plus those who lead or work for Native nonprofit organizations.

See Our TV Spots

Thanks to Comcast, our TV spots are airing on Xfinity cable from May through July in select markets. You can see them here, too.

L.E.A.D. Institute
Annual Report
Planned Giving
FNK Webinars
TV Spots
 

Strengthening Native American Nonprofits

Urban Native Project

First Nations and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition partnered to conduct the three-year “Urban Native Project.”  The project’s goal is to support 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. 

 
 

Native American Business Development

Native Asset-Building Partnership Project

First Nations Development Institute launched the Native Asset-Building Partnership Project (NABPP) to help tribes develop tools and infrastructure for control of their assets.

 
 

Native American 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.

 
 

Combating Predatory Lending

Native American Family Economic Security

Native American Family Economic Security: Linking Asset-Building Programs in Indian Country is a two-year project that works to develop, strengthen and expand programs/services that build the family economic security of Native communities through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites.

 
 

Financial & Investor Education

First Nations Launches the 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.”

 
Strengthening Native American Nonprofits
Urban Native Project
Native American Business Development
Native Asset-Building Partnership Project
Native American Foods & Health
Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative
Combating Predatory Lending
Native American Family Economic Security
Financial & Investor Education
First Nations Launches the My Green Campaign

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