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August 19, 2019

Don’t miss out! Apply for Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

First Nations Development Institute Grantmaking Due September 13, 2019 First Nations Accepting Applications for 10 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships…read more

June 01, 2017

Act to Support Indian Country Economic Development

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert New Bill Aims to Stimulate Economic Development in Indian Country Our friends at…read more

May 24, 2017

Raise Your Voice for Bears Ears Immediately!

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Your Voice is Needed to Protect Bears Ears – Act By May 26!…read more

August 16, 2016

Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Montana’s U.S. Congressional Delegation Introduces Resolutions to Designate National Day of Awareness for…read more

April 25, 2016

Sign Petition for Carlisle Boarding School to Send the Children Home

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Sign the Petition for Carlisle Boarding School to Send the Children Home The…read more

February 19, 2016

Help Make 2016 the “Year of Bears Ears”

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert *Help Make 2016 the “Year of Bears Ears”* The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition…read more

January 07, 2016

Take Action on Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Take Action on the Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act The “Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act…read more

December 11, 2015

Urge Action on Grand Canyon Heritage Monument

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Urge President Obama to Proclaim the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument The…read more

April 28, 2015

Act Now to Comment on New Dietary Guidelines

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert *Act Now to Comment on New Dietary Guidelines for Americans!* Communities and advocates…read more

November 21, 2014

Demand Tribal Consultation on FDA Food Safety Rules

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert *Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments* The U.S.…read more

October 22, 2014

Urge Passage of Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert *Take Action on the American Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act of 2014* …read more

September 10, 2014

Vote for “Best Native American Experience”

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Vote for USA Today’s “Best Native American Experience” USA Today has launched a…read more

April 22, 2014

Your Support Can Help Protect Native Children

Your Support Can Help Protect Native Children! U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (Democratic/Nonpartisan League – North Dakota) introduced Senate Bill 1622,…read more

February 24, 2014

Please Tune Into Early Childhood Development Hearing

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Indian Affairs Committee to Stream Early Childhood Development Hearing Please take action by…read more

February 14, 2014

Watch for Progress on Voting Rights Act

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Please Track the Progress of the Proposed Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014…read more

January 15, 2014

Track Progress of Proposed Native Children Act

First Nations Development Institute Action Alert Please Track the Progress of the Proposed Native Children Act Senate Bill…read more

July 08, 2013

Act now on Food Safety Modernization Act regulations

*Take Action Now on Food Safety Modernization Act Regulations!* The “Indian Country Food Safety Modernization Act Working Group” is…read more

March 21, 2013

ICWA Supreme Court Case: PLEASE ACT NOW

Action Alert Banner NICWA urgently requests your immediate action on three time-sensitive matters regarding Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl,…read more

February 11, 2013

Please Support VAWA Reauthorization Today

*Please Support the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Today! * In 2012, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was…read more

January 23, 2013

VAWA Reintroduced, So Please Act

*Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Reintroduced in Congress * Yesterday (Jan. 22), U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and…read more

January 09, 2013

Urge Passage of Native Languages Preservation Act

*Support the Native Languages Preservation Act* The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) is urging support for reauthorization of the Esther…read more

December 17, 2012

Farm Bill Needs Your Push

*Urge Congress to Act on the 2012 Farm Bill. It Impacts Native American Communities* With the Farm Bill now expired…read more

November 13, 2012

Support reauthorization of Special Diabetes Program

“(Thanks to the “”Friends Committee on National Legislation” [ http://fcnl.org/splash/s1/c2/p1/ ]” for bringing this to our attention, and for reusing…read more

October 31, 2012

Get Out the Native Vote

*Get out the Native Vote next Tuesday!* The general election is NEXT week – Tuesday, November 6. And although…read more

September 24, 2012

Support the Native American Education Act of 2012

*Support the Native American Education Act of 2012* U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado introduced The Native American Education…read more

August 14, 2012

Help Reservation Communities Recover from Fires

*Help Reservation Communities Recover from Fires* July 2012 will go down as the hottest July on record. Coupled with the…read more

June 15, 2012

Continued Support Urgently Needed: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

*Your Action Is Still Needed for Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization * The U.S. House and Senate have…read more

May 10, 2012

Demand amendment to restore Native protections

*Demand a floor amendment to restore Native protections* Yesterday we sent you an Action Alert about the U.S. House of…read more

May 08, 2012

Act Now to Keep Native Protections

*Act Now to Preserve Native Protections in the U.S. House Version of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization!* The Indian…read more

April 30, 2012

Act Now to Support Reauthorization of Funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians

On March 7, 2012, The National Indian Health Board sponsored a Tribal Caucus and Briefing on the reauthorization of funding…read more

April 16, 2012

ACTION ALERT! Double your impact!

*Give to First Nations online April 17-26 and you’ll have TWICE the impact!* First Nations is participating in the…read more

March 19, 2012

Action Alert! Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

*First Nations Supports Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act * Violence against Native American women occurs at…read more

March 15, 2012

Urge Congress to Support $221 Million for CDFI Fund!

First Nations Development Institute supports the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and its campaign to keep funding for Community Development Financial…read more

March 07, 2012

Action Alert – NAFOA Requesting Comments on IRS Notice 2011-94

This month’s action alert is brought to you by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA). NAFOA is requesting comments…read more

February 17, 2012

Learn more about the American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011 (H.R.3532 )

*Learn more about the American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011 (H.R.3532 )* In November 2011, Congressman Don Young (Republican, Alaska)…read more