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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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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…

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Models of Holistic Tribal Land Stewardship in the Northern Great Plains

With continued support from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, First Nations implemented a third phase of the Mapping Ecological Stewardship Opportunities…

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Conservation Planning Guide for Native American Ranchers

Stewarding the land is an important part of ranching. Native American ranchers work with natural elements from the land, building…

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2020 Annual Report

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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Investing in Native Language Immersion: A Summary for Funders and Allies

Investing in Native Language Immersion: A Summary for Funders and Allies Across Native communities, we know that when investments in…

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Investing in Native Language Immersion: A Summary for Native Communities and Language Practitioners

Investing in Native Language Immersion: A Summary for Native Communities and Language Practitioners Across Native communities, we know that when…

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Investing in Native Language Immersion

The United Nations International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032 calls our attention to the critical situation of Indigenous languages across…