First Nations Development Institute improves economic conditions for Native Americans through direct financial grants, technical assistance & training, and advocacy & policy.Learn More
In our first 39 years, First Nations has had a tremendous impact across Indian Country through our work in many program areas. These year-end 2019 numbers are just part of the story.
awarded to Native projects
in total grants awarded
States, D.C. & American Samoa in our grant scope so far
As the long-term ramifications of the pandemic become clearer, First Nations continues to support Native cultures, economies, infrastructures, and food systems, the way we have for almost 40 years. Our work in the recovery stages of COVID-19 is more important than ever. Learn more.
In a continuing push for access and protection of Native food systems, First Nations is proud to introduce this feature-length documentary film on the growing Native American food sovereignty movement. Learn more.
First Nations Development Institute Press Release Three More Webinars Available to Help Tribes Access 2.5GHz Rural Tribal Window LONGMONT, Colorado…read more
We provide publications on a range of topics. Explore our publications related to the Native nonprofit sector, economic development strategies, financial education, and other topics.Check out the Knowledge Center