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2020 Annual Report

November 30, 2021

In 1980, First Nations Financial Project was founded in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Funded by a $25,000 grant from the Ford Foundation,…

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Recognition and Support of Indigenous California Land Stewards, Practitioners of Kincentric Ecology

August 11, 2020

It is important for regional, national, and international organizations to support Indigenous peoples in their efforts to advance the rights…

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Charting a Path Forward

August 26, 2020

The Native Nonprofit Sector and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Charting a Path Forward In June 2020, First Nations Development Institute launched…

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Changing the Narrative about Native Americans: A Guide for Allies

December 20, 2018

Ready to change the dominant narrative? Click on this messaging guide for allies, from the Reclaiming Native Truth Project.

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2021 Annual Report

First Nations’ 2021 Annual Report is Out Our 2021 Annual Report celebrates the progress of our community partners, highlights the advances…

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Forging Last-Mile Protein Supply Chains In Indian Country

In late 2020, with support from First Nations’ Keepseagle Endowment and funding from the Ronald W. Naito Foundation, First Nations…

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Tribal Land Stewardship Funding Opportunity Webinar Series

This new webinar series, developed with support from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, highlights various tribal funding opportunities available to tribes…

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Stewarding Native Lands Environmental Scan

First Nations Development Institute’s Stewarding Native Lands Environmental Scan provides a broad overview of the tribal lands and environmental justice…

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Indigenous Voices in the Outdoors

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Traditional Food Storage on the Northern Great Plains

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated food system issues in Indian Country. Rural tribal communities were hard-hit during supply chain disruptions that…

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Indigenous Peoples and Third Sector Research

Indigenous Data Sovereignty as a Framework to Improve Research Practices In this new report published by the International Society for…

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Supporting Native Ecological Stewardship and Land Protection

2012-2020 Outcomes Report Based on a review of First Nations’ grants and projects completed during 2012-2020 through our Nourishing Native…

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Strengthening Protein Supply Chains in Indian Country

There is an urgent need to create and support a more resilient meat supply chain by focusing on building capacity…

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Stewarding Native Lands Brochure

Native American communities have sustainably managed their lands since time immemorial — cultivating, adapting, and transferring traditional ecological knowledge over…

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Unpacking Jargon: Conservation, Protected Areas and Indigenous Homelands

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Colorado Foundations and their Support of Native American Community-based Nonprofits

Research has found that Native American community-based organizations in Colorado are invisible within the giving portfolios of foundations in the…