Uplifting and Sustaining the Lifeways and Economies of Native Communities

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First Nations Development Institute improves economic conditions for Native Americans through direct financial grants, technical assistance & training, and advocacy & policy.

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Our Impact

Over the last 43 years, First Nations has had a tremendous impact across Indian Country through our work in many program areas. These year-end 2023 numbers are just part of the story.

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3385 Grants

awarded to Native projects

$79.9 Million

in total grants awarded


States, D.C. & American Samoa in our grant scope so far

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