September 22-24, 2015 • Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino
Please Join Us for the 2015 L.E.A.D. Institute Conference
October 26-29, 2015 • Radisson Hotel •Green Bay, WI
This is a forum for sharing and collaboration to build healthy food systems within our communities.
Join Us for an Adventure in Native American Innovation!
September 13 –18, 2015
First Nations Development Institute’s 35th Anniversary Southwest Tour
Latest issue of Indian Giver newsletter is now out! Read about some of our current projects that are helping revitalize Native communities.
New Indian Giver Newsletter
Educating • Advocating • Capitalizing
New Website Launched to Help Small Nonprofits
Help Strengthen the Lives of
Native Children, Families & Communities.
Your generous contribution will help us strengthen and revitalize Native American economies and communities.
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.
Household & Community Asset-Building
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.
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.