Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative

First Nations is requesting proposals from Native organizations that serve the field of Native American arts and artists in tribal communities.

Now Accepting Letters of Interest

First Nations is seeking letters of interest from tribal colleges for our Native Family Empowerment Program.  This 3-year project will help provide services to support Native parents pursuing higher education. 

Register Now for the 19th Annual L.E.A.D. Institute Conference

Please Join Us September 25-26, 2014 at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington

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.

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.

RFP: NACBI
LOI: NFEP
L.E.A.D. Institute
Indian Giver
FNK Webinars
 

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.

 
 

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.

 
 

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.

 
 

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

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

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