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September 06, 2019

Building Native Communities Financial Training Coming Up!

You are invited to attend a First Nations Development Institute Building Native Communities (BNC) Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer on…read more

August 08, 2019

College Scholarships Available from First Nations

  Applications Due September 30, 2019 Apply Now for First Nations’ Native Agriculture & Food Systems College…read more

August 08, 2019

Don’t Forget to Sign Up for the Food Sovereignty Summit

Register Now! Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26 First Nations Development Institute (read more

August 04, 2019

Deadline Sept. 13! Apply for Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

               Due September 13, 2019 First Nations Accepting Applications for 10 Luce Indigenous…read more

July 31, 2019

Apply Now for College Scholarships from First Nations

  Applications Due September 30, 2019 Apply Now for 6th Year of First Nations’ Native Agriculture &…read more

July 31, 2019

Now’s the Time! Sign Up for the Food Sovereignty Summit

Register Now! Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26 First Nations Development Institute (read more

July 28, 2019

First Nations is Seeking a Lead Grants Officer

  First Nations is Hiring a Lead Grants Officer First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)…read more

July 23, 2019

Last Reminder: Free “Investing for Future” Workshop

Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 31 – August 1, 2019…read more

July 22, 2019

Applications Open for 10 Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

               Due September 13, 2019 First Nations Accepting Applications for 10 Luce Indigenous…read more

July 17, 2019

Two Months to Go! Register Now for Food Sovereignty Summit

Register Now! Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26 First Nations Development Institute (read more

July 16, 2019

First Nations Achieves Highest Rating for 8th Year in a Row

Only 4% of Evaluated Charities Achieve this Honor First Nations Receives Highest 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator…read more

July 10, 2019

Invest in Your Future & Your Clients’ at this Free Workshop

Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 31 – August 1, 2019…read more

July 10, 2019

Three Grantees Selected for Native Policy Change Efforts

                    Native-Led Policy Change Making Headway with New Fertile Ground Advocacy…read more

July 08, 2019

Are You a Native Knowledge Holder? Apply for a Fellowship!

               Applications Due Sept. 13, 2019 Are You a Native Knowledge Holder or…read more

July 04, 2019

Hope to See You in Green Bay this September!

Register Now! Please Join Us for the Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26 First Nations Development Institute (read more

June 26, 2019

Attend “Investing for the Future” Workshop at Isleta Pueblo

Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 31 – August 1, 2019…read more

June 24, 2019

Extended! First Nations Seeking a Senior Program Officer

  Deadline Extended to July 15, 2019First Nations is Hiring a Senior Program Officer …read more

June 22, 2019

Apply for the $50,000 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowships

               Applications Due Sept. 13, 2019 Apply for the $50,000 Luce Indigenous Knowledge…read more

June 19, 2019

Get Yourself Summitized in Green Bay this September!

Get Yourself Registered! Reserve Your Spot for the Food Sovereignty Summit It’s all coming together nicely! First…read more

June 16, 2019

Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship Application Period Now Open

               Applications Due September 13, 2019 Apply Now for the Luce Indigenous Knowledge…read more

June 12, 2019

“Investing for the Future” Workshop July 31-August 1

Building Native Communities: Investing for the Future Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 31 – August 1, 2019…read more

June 10, 2019

Don’t Let Your Farming or Ranching Business Get Left Behind!

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops July 9-11, 2019 Oklahoma…read more

June 04, 2019

Grant Will Promote Entrepreneurship among Native Youth

11th Hour Project Grant to First Nations Will Promote Entrepreneurship among Native American Youth LONGMONT, Colorado (June 5, 2019)…read more

June 03, 2019

First Nations Seeks to Fill Two Senior Positions

  First Nations Seeking Senior Program Officer & Senior Communications Officer First Nations Development Institute…read more

June 03, 2019

Now’s the Time to Board the Food Sovereignty Summit Train

Get Yourself Registered! Reserve Your Spot for the Food Sovereignty Summit It’s all coming together nicely! First…read more

May 30, 2019

First Nations Seeking a Senior Program Officer

  First Nations is Hiring a Senior Program Officer First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)…read more

May 28, 2019

Native Farmer or Rancher? You Need to Attend This Training!

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops July 9-11, 2019 Oklahoma…read more

May 26, 2019

Final Reminder: Apply by May 30 for Native Language Grants

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 FINAL REMINDER: Apply Now for Native Language Program Grants First…read more

May 23, 2019

Get Registered for September’s Food Sovereignty Summit!

Get Yourself Registered! Reserve Your Spot for the Food Sovereignty Summit It’s all coming together nicely! First…read more

May 21, 2019

Learn the “Business of Indian Agriculture” in Oklahoma in July

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops July 9-11, 2019 Oklahoma…read more

May 20, 2019

Three Tribes Selected for “Native Food Economies” Project

  Three Tribes Selected as Grantees for First Nations’ “Changing Native Food Economies” Project LONGMONT, Colorado (May 21, 2019)…read more

May 19, 2019

Deadline Approaching for Native Language Grants

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 Applications Open for Native American Language Program Grants First Nations…read more

May 15, 2019

First Nations is now hiring for Senior Communications Officer

  First Nations Hiring Senior Communications Officer First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is a Native-led nonprofit…read more

May 12, 2019

Final Q&A Webinar May 14 for Native Language Grants

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 Applications Open for Native American Language Program Grants First Nations…read more

May 09, 2019

For Mother’s Day, Read Osage Executive Christy Finsel’s Blog

  Through a Cycle of Nurturing, We Strive to Lift All Our Children to Prosperity Mother’s Day is…read more

May 06, 2019

Act Now! Join our Exclusive “Salish Sojourn” to Northwest Tribes

Join Us forA Salish Sojourn:A Northwest Tour First Nations Development Instituteinvites you to…read more

May 05, 2019

Native Language Grants! Attend Free Q&A Webinars May 8 & 14

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants First Nations…read more

May 01, 2019

Some Travel Scholarships Available for “Indian Agriculture” Training

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops July 9-11, 2019 Oklahoma…read more

April 30, 2019

First Nations Awards 15 Native Arts Initiative Grants

  First Nations Development Institute Awards 15 Native Arts Initiative Grants Totaling $459,000 LONGMONT, Colorado (May 1, 2019)…read more

April 29, 2019

Info Webinar is May 8 for Native Language Grants

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants First Nations…read more

April 29, 2019

Report Showcases Tribal Models of Culturally Appropriate & Values-Centered Development

New Ecological Stewardship Report from First Nations Showcases Tribal Models of Culturally Appropriate and Values-Centered Development  read more

April 25, 2019

Report: Native Youth-Serving Programs Severely Underfunded by Philanthropy & Overstretched in Staff Resources

  Report: Native Youth-Serving Programs Severely Underfunded by Philanthropy & Overstretched in Staff Resources LONGMONT, Colorado (April…read more

April 25, 2019

Agenda Near Final for Food Sovereignty Summit in September!

Register Now! Agenda Near Final for National Food Sovereignty Summit in September! First Nations Development Institute (read more

April 23, 2019

Join Us in July in OKC for “The Business of Indian Ag” Training

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops July 9-11, 2019 Oklahoma…read more

April 22, 2019

It’s a Once-in-a-Lifetime Event! Join Our Special “Salish Sojourn”

Join Us forA Salish Sojourn:A Northwest Tour First Nations Development Instituteinvites you to…read more

April 21, 2019

Apply by May 30 for Native Language Program Grants

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Grants First Nations…read more

April 17, 2019

Report Summarizes Dialogue on Native Stewardship of Land & Resources

New First Nations Report Details Groundbreaking Dialogue around Native Stewardship of Lands, Natural Resources and Sacred Sites…read more

April 16, 2019

July “Business of Indian Ag” Training in Oklahoma!

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops July 9-11, 2019 Oklahoma…read more

April 15, 2019

April is National Poetry Month! Read Inupiaq Poet Joan Kane’s Blog

  A Field Guide to Native Poetics April is National Poetry Month and First Nations…read more

April 14, 2019

Grants Available for Native Language Programs!

  Deadline is May 30, 2019 Application Period Now Open for Third Year of Native American…read more

April 11, 2019

First Nations Awards 13 New Native Language Grants

  First Nations Development Institute Awards 13 New Native Language Grants During the UN’s International Year of Indigenous…read more

April 10, 2019

Will We See You in Green Bay at the Food Sovereignty Summit?

Register Now! National Native Food Sovereignty Summit is September 23-26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wisconsin First Nations…read more

April 09, 2019

First Nations Awards 17 Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants

  First Nations Awards 17 Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants LONGMONT, Colorado (April 10, 2019) – First Nations Development Institute…read more

April 08, 2019

Don’t Miss Our “Salish Sojourn” to the Pacific Northwest

Join Us forA Salish Sojourn:A Northwest Tour First Nations Development Instituteinvites you to…read more

April 04, 2019

Deadline Tuesday, April 9 for Native Policy & Advocacy Grants!

Application Deadline April 9, 2019 Grants Available for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed at Native Nutrition and…read more

April 03, 2019

Our 2018 Impact Report is Out!

Our 2018 Impact Report is Out! Dear Friend, First Nations Development Institute is pleased to present its 2018 Impact…read more

March 31, 2019

April is National Poetry Month! Read Oglala Lakota Poet’s Blog

Through Mentorship, A Writers’ Society Flourishes April is National Poetry Month and First Nations…read more

March 27, 2019

Apply Now for Grants for Native Policy & Advocacy Efforts

Application Deadline April 9, 2019 Grants Available for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed at Native Nutrition and…read more

March 25, 2019

Register Now! THE Food Sovereignty Summit is Coming

Register Now! National Native Food Sovereignty Summit is September 23-26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wisconsin First Nations…read more

March 21, 2019

Join Us for an Exclusive “Salish Sojourn” to the Pacific Northwest

Join Us forA Salish Sojourn:A Northwest Tour First Nations Development Instituteinvites you to…read more

March 20, 2019

Webinar Today! Grants Available for Policy & Advocacy Efforts

Application Deadline April 9, 2019 Grants Available for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed at Native Nutrition and…read more

March 19, 2019

March/April 2019 Newsletter

Success Story Part 2: Room to Run, Play & Thrive at the Zuni Youth Enrichment…read more

March 14, 2019

Register Now for Food Sovereignty Summit in September

Register Now! National Native Food Sovereignty Summit is September 23-26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wisconsin First Nations…read more

March 08, 2019

First Nations to Award Grants for Policy and Advocacy Efforts

  Application Deadline April 9, 2019 First Nations to Award Grants for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed…read more

March 07, 2019

Final Reminder: Apply Now for Native Youth & Culture Grants!

  Application Deadline March 12, 2019 Final Reminder: Apply Now for Native Youth & Culture Project…read more

March 05, 2019

“Business of Indian Agriculture” Training Next Week in Denver!

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

March 04, 2019

Just One Week Left to Apply for Native Youth & Culture Grants!

  Application Deadline March 12, 2019 Just a Week Left to Apply for Native Youth &…read more

February 27, 2019

Registration Open for Food Sovereignty Summit Sept. 23-26

Register Now! National Native Food Sovereignty Summit is September 23-26, 2019, in Green Bay, Wisconsin LONGMONT, Colorado…read more

February 18, 2019

Deadline Getting Closer for Native Youth & Culture Grants!

  Application Deadline March 12, 2019 Apply Now for Native Youth & Culture Fund Project Grants…read more

February 13, 2019

Native Farmer or Rancher? You Need “Biz of Indian Ag” Training

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

February 12, 2019

You Should Know about Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

  You Should Know about Elizabeth Peratrovich DayFebruary 16, 2019 For the fifth year in a row,…read more

February 11, 2019

Q&A Webinar is Feb. 14 for Native Youth & Culture Grants

  Application Deadline March 12, 2019 Informational Q&A Webinar is February 14 for Native Youth &…read more

February 05, 2019

Don’t Miss the March 12-14 “Business of Indian Ag” Training

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

February 04, 2019

Grants Available for Native Youth & Culture Projects

Application Deadline March 12, 2019 First Nations Development Institute Accepting Proposals for 2019 Native Youth & Culture…read more

January 31, 2019

Report Updates Trends under First Nations’ Native Youth & Culture Fund

New Report Updates Grantmaking Trends under First Nations’ Native Youth and Culture Fund LONGMONT, Colorado (February 1, 2019)…read more

January 30, 2019

Grant Will Help Fund Indigenous Environmental Justice Efforts

  First Nations Receives Grant to Help Fund Indigenous-Led Environmental Justice Efforts LONGMONT, Colorado (January 31, 2019) – First…read more

January 28, 2019

Kalliopeia Foundation Funds Native Youth & Culture Projects

  Kalliopeia Foundation Provides Continued Funding for First Nations’ Native Youth and Culture Fund Program for 2019 LONGMONT,…read more

January 23, 2019

Second-Year Match Met for Native American Language Effort

  Foundations and Individuals Successfully Raise Matching Funds to Support Second Year of First Nations Development Institute’s Native…read more

January 22, 2019

It’s Coming! “Business of Indian Ag” Training is March 12-14

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

January 16, 2019

Grant Will Support Further Native Food Sovereignty Efforts

  First Nations Receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant of $1.8 Million to Continue Work to Improve Native American Food…read more

January 14, 2019

Grant Will Help Build Capacity of Native American Nonprofits

First Nations Receives $50,000 Grant from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to Help Build the Fundraising Capacity of…read more

January 14, 2019

Save the Date for the National Food Sovereignty Summit!

Save the Date   National Food Sovereignty Summit SEPTEMBER 23-26, 2019 – – – First…read more

January 09, 2019

Grant Will Further Research into Underfunding of Native Causes

First Nations Receives Grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to Continue Research and Dissemination about Philanthropic Funding…read more

January 08, 2019

Sign Up! “Business of Indian Ag” Training is March 12-14

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

January 07, 2019

Luce Foundation Grant Launches Native Leadership Program

  First Nations Receives $1.35 Million Grant from Henry Luce Foundation for New Native American Intellectual Leadership Project LONGMONT,…read more

December 31, 2018

Happy New Year from First Nations!

Happy New Year from First Nations Development Institute! The past year has been filled with many accomplishments for…read more

December 31, 2018

Ignite Inspiration and Innovation in the New Year!

Yak’éi yagiyee (Good Day), Tomorrow another year is upon us. With your passion for furthering First…read more

December 26, 2018

Make Innovation Possible

Dear Friend, Thank you for your ongoing commitment to our guiding principle, which is: “When armed with appropriate…read more

December 25, 2018

“Biz of Indian Ag” Training is March 12-14 in Denver

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

December 19, 2018

We Can Do So Much More … With Your Help!

Dear Friend, As the year comes to a close and I look back at the many remarkable initiatives…read more

December 16, 2018

Happy Holidays from First Nations Development Institute

Happy Holidaysfrom First Nations Development Institute! Hichandiboh nain bi Wowatse Gindibohread more

December 15, 2018

We Did It … We Met the Match. Thank You!

Dear Friend, We hope you enjoyed our five-part series of articles on Native American language programs during Native…read more

December 13, 2018

Last Reminder: Deadline Dec. 18 for Native Language Grants

  Deadline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Final Reminder to Apply for Native Language Grants! First Nations…read more

December 11, 2018

“Business of Indian Ag” Training March 12-14 in Denver, Colorado

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops March 12-14, 2019 Denver,…read more

December 10, 2018

Grant Will Help Bridge the Digital Divide in Native America

First Nations Receives $50,000 Grant from Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation to Help Bridge Digital Divide in Native America LONGMONT, Colorado…read more

December 06, 2018

Less Than 2 Weeks Left to Apply for Native Language Grants!

  Deadline December 18, 2018 Less than 2 Weeks Left to Apply for Native Language Grants!…read more

December 05, 2018

Grant to First Nations Will Help Shift Native Food Economies

  First Nations Receives $175,000 Grant from Otto Bremer Trust to Shift Native Food Economies in Minnesota and North…read more

December 04, 2018

First Nations Receives $100,000 Grant from Agua Fund

  First Nations Receives $100,000 Grant from Agua Fund to Help Improve Native Food Access LONGMONT,…read more

December 04, 2018

Please Donate TODAY for “Colorado Gives Day”

Please Donate Today for Colorado Gives Day! Today is Colorado Gives Day! This is the annual event where…read more

December 02, 2018

Holiday Gift Ideas from Native-Owned Small Businesses

       #BuyNative for the Holidays Dear Friend, Still looking for that perfect gift…read more

December 01, 2018

Please Help on “Colorado Gives Day” on December 4

Please Support First Nations on Colorado Gives Day This Year! Colorado Gives Day is just a few days away!…read more

November 30, 2018

Don’t Forget to Apply for Native Language Grants!

  Deadline December 18, 2018 Don’t Forget to Apply for Native Language Grants! First Nations Development…read more

November 29, 2018

Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project: Reviving a Long-Silent Language

We are pleased to share the fifth installment of our five-part series throughout Native American Heritage Month. In…read more

November 27, 2018

Today’s the Day! Please Help Us for #GivingTuesday

  Today is the Day!#GivingTuesday Dear Friend Today is the day! First Nations Development Institute (read more

November 25, 2018

Please Help on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27

  #GivingTuesday is Coming Nov. 27! This coming Tuesday is #GivingTuesday, a day when people all over the…read more

November 23, 2018

#BuyNative for “Small Business Saturday”

  #BuyNative for Small Business Saturday Dear Friend, Tomorrow, Nov. 24, is “Small Business Saturday,” a day to celebrate…read more

November 23, 2018

Native Language Grant Deadline Less than a Month Away!

  Deadline December 18, 2018 Apply Now for Native American Language Program Grants First Nations Development…read more

November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving is a Tradition. It’s Also a Lie.

Thanksgiving is a Tradition. It’s Also a Lie.   By Tommy Orange(This opinion article…read more

November 19, 2018

Ya Ne Dah Ah School: A Comprehensive Approach to Language Revitalization

We are pleased to share the fourth installment of our five-part series throughout Native American Heritage Month. In…read more

November 18, 2018

Support Language Initiatives in Our Matching Gift Challenge

Dear Friend, Tomorrow you will receive the next installment of our five-part series highlighting First Nations Development…read more

November 16, 2018

Apply Now for Native American Language Program Grants

  Deadline December 18, 2018 Apply Now for Native American Language Program Grants First Nations Development…read more

November 14, 2018

Waadookodaading, Inc.: Teaching Ojibwe Students to Speak, Read and Write Ojibwemowin

  We are pleased to share the third installment of our five-part series throughout Native American Heritage Month.…read more

November 09, 2018

Grant Opportunity for Native American Language Programs!

  Deadline December 18, 2018 Grant Opportunity for Native American Language Programs! First Nations Development Institute…read more

November 08, 2018

Lakhol’iyapi Wahohpi: Growing “Fluent Speakers, Sovereign Thinkers”

We are pleased to share the second installment of our five-part series throughout Native American Heritage Month. In…read more

November 07, 2018

Matching Gift Challenge – Support Language Initiatives

Dear Friend, Tomorrow you will receive the next installment of our five-part series highlighting First Nations Development…read more

November 02, 2018

Dr. Janine Pease on Revitalizing the Crow – Apsáalooke – Language

We are pleased to share the first installment of our five-part series. In this first installment called Revitalizing…read more

November 02, 2018

Apply by December 18 for Native Language Program Grants

  Deadline is December 18, 2018 Application Period Open for Native American Language-Immersion Program Grants First…read more

November 01, 2018

Native American Heritage Month – Matching Gift Challenge

Dear Friend, In honor of Native American Heritage Month, I am excited to share information about one…read more

October 26, 2018

Applications Now Open for Native Language Program Grants

  Deadline is December 18, 2018 Application Period Now Open for Second Year of Native American Language-Immersion…read more

October 18, 2018

Grant Will Improve Conservation on Native American Grazing Lands

First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Improve Conservation on Native American Grazing Lands LONGMONT, Colorado (October 18, 2018)…read more

October 17, 2018

Native American Farm-to-School Resource Guide Published

First Nations Publishes New Native American-Centric Farm-to-School Resource Guide LONGMONT, Colorado (October 17, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute…read more

October 02, 2018

Last Reminder! College Scholarship Applications Due Thursday, Oct.4

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

October 01, 2018

Final Reminder: Deadline is Friday Oct. 5 for Keepseagle Grants

  Deadline is Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 Apply Now for Keepseagle Grants to Support Native Farmers…read more

September 28, 2018

Register for “Investing for the Future” Workshop Oct. 16-17

  New “Investing for the Future” Curriculum for Trainers to be Featured at October Workshop Are you…read more

September 26, 2018

Deadline Next Week for College Scholarship Applications!

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

September 24, 2018

Less Than Two Weeks Left to Apply for Keepseagle Grants

  Deadline October 5, 2018 Apply Now for Keepseagle Grants to Support Native Farmers and Ranchers…read more

September 20, 2018

Last Reminder! L.E.A.D. Conference is Next Week

Agenda Finalized! Last Reminder: L.E.A.D. Conference is Sept. 26-27, 2018 First Nations Development Institute…read more

September 19, 2018

Deadline Getting Close for College Scholarship Applications!

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

September 18, 2018

Don’t Miss “The Business of Indian Ag” Workshop in November

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops November 6-8, 2018 Sacramento, California…read more

September 17, 2018

Q&A Webinar Sept. 19 on Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants

  Q&A Webinar is Sept. 19 Apply Now for Keepseagle Grants to Support Native Farmers and…read more

September 14, 2018

Don’t Miss Northern Quest Training on “Investing for the Future”

  New “Investing for the Future” Curriculum for Trainers to be Featured at October Workshop Are you…read more

September 13, 2018

L.E.A.D. is Less Than Two Weeks Away. Register Now!

Register Now for the L.E.A.D. Conference Sept. 26-27, 2018 First Nations Development Institute…read more

September 12, 2018

College Scholarship Applications Due by October 4

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

September 11, 2018

Free “Investing for the Future” Webinar is Sept. 12

Free WebinarInvesting for the Future Do you work with clients who want to learn about the world…read more

September 10, 2018

Q&A Webinar Sept. 12 on Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants

Q&A Webinar is Sept. 12 Apply Now for Keepseagle Grants to Support Native Farmers and Ranchers…read more

September 06, 2018

Free “Investing for the Future” Webinar is Sept. 12

Free WebinarInvesting for the Future Do you work with clients who want to learn about the world…read more

September 06, 2018

L.E.A.D. is Less than Three Weeks Away!

Register Now for the L.E.A.D. Conference Sept. 26-27, 2018 First Nations Development Institute…read more

September 05, 2018

Apply for Our College Scholarships by October 4

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

September 04, 2018

Don’t Miss the “Business of Indian Ag” November Workshop

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops November 6-8, 2018 Sacramento, California…read more

September 03, 2018

Grants Available to Support Native Farmers & Ranchers

Deadline October 5, 2018 Apply for Keepseagle Grants to Support Native Farmers and Ranchers First Nations…read more

August 31, 2018

Invest in Yourself with this Training on “Investing for the Future”

  New “Investing for the Future” Curriculum for Trainers to be Featured at October Workshop Are you…read more

August 30, 2018

Don’t Miss Out on Our College Scholarship Opportunity

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

August 30, 2018

Register Now! The L.E.A.D. Conference is Near!

Vendor Slots Sold Out! Register Now for the L.E.A.D. Conference Before It Fills Up to…read more

August 28, 2018

Final Reminder: Native Arts Grant Applications Due August 30

Final Reminder!Deadline to Apply for Native Arts Grants is August 30 First Nations Development Institute (First…read more

August 27, 2018

Apply! Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support Native Farmers & Ranchers

  Application Deadline October 5, 2018 Get Letters of Intent Ready for Keepseagle Grants to Support…read more

August 24, 2018

L.E.A.D. is Just a Month Away, So Get Signed Up Now!

Vendor Slots Already Sold Out! Register Now for the L.E.A.D. Conference Before It Fills Up…read more

August 23, 2018

New Report: Native Nonprofits & Charity Watchdog Agencies

New Report: Native-Serving Nonprofits and Charity Watchdog Agencies First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) recently examined…read more

August 23, 2018

Apply Now for Native Ag & Food Systems College Scholarships

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

August 22, 2018

First Nations Awards Grants to 21 Native Youth Programs

  First Nations Development Institute Awards $400,000 to Support 21 Native Youth Programs LONGMONT, Colorado (August 22, 2018)…read more

August 22, 2018

Just About a Week Left to Apply for Native Arts Grants

  Final Q&A Webinar August 23, 2018Just a Week Left to Apply for Native Arts Grants –…read more

August 21, 2018

Get Youself Into the “Business of Indian Ag” in November!

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops November 6-8, 2018 Sacramento, California…read more

August 20, 2018

New Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support Native Farmers & Ranchers

  Application Deadline October 5, 2018 First Nations Launches New Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support Native American…read more

August 17, 2018

“Investing for the Future” Training is Oct. 16-17

  New “Investing for the Future” Curriculum for Trainers to be Featured at October Workshop Are you…read more

August 16, 2018

Register Now! Don’t Get Left Out of L.E.A.D.

Vendor Slots Already Sold Out! Register Now for the L.E.A.D. Conference Before It Fills Up…read more

August 15, 2018

Native American Agriculture Fund Launched

  Native American Agriculture Fund Launched Trustees recently met to launch the new Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF).…read more

August 14, 2018

Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems Scholarships

  Applications Due October 4, 2018 Apply Now for Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarships…read more

August 14, 2018

Don’t Miss Q&A Webinar Aug. 15 on Native Arts Grants

  Q&A Webinar is August 15, 2018Apply Now for First Nations’ Native Arts Initiative Grants First Nations…read more

August 09, 2018

L.E.A.D. is Getting Closer! Register Now

Vendor Slots Sold Out! Now’s the Time to Register for the L.E.A.D. Conference! First…read more

August 08, 2018

Q&A Webinar is Aug. 15 on Native Arts Grant Opportunity

  Next Q&A Webinar is August 15, 2018Applications Open for First Nations’ Native Arts Initiative First Nations…read more

August 06, 2018

Attend “Business of Indian Ag” in Sacramento November 6-8

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops November 6-8, 2018 Sacramento, California…read more

August 03, 2018

Will We See You in September?

Now’s the Time to Register for the L.E.A.D. Conference! First Nations Development Institute will…read more

August 02, 2018

“Investing for the Future” Updated & Training Scheduled

New Training Workshop Oct. 16-17 First Nations Releases New “Investing for the Future” Educational Curriculum LONGMONT, Colorado…read more

August 01, 2018

Learn About Our Native Arts Initiative Grants … and Apply

  Next Q&A Webinar is August 15, 2018Applications Open for First Nations’ Native Arts Initiative First Nations…read more

July 30, 2018

Report Explores Why Philanthropy Continues to Underfund Native Causes

  New First Nations Report Explores Why Philanthropy Continues to Underfund Native American Causes LONGMONT, Colorado (July 30,…read more

July 27, 2018

Reports Support Native Food Sovereignty and Food-Systems Efforts

            First Nations Publishes Two New Reports in Support of Native American Food Sovereignty and…read more

July 26, 2018

It’s All Happening at L.E.A.D.in September!

Now’s the Time to Register for the L.E.A.D. Conference! First Nations Development Institute will…read more

July 25, 2018

Q&A Webinar is July 31 for Native Arts Grants

  First Q&A Webinar is July 31, 2018Applications Open for First Nations’ Native Arts Initiative First Nations…read more

July 23, 2018

Learn “Business of Indian Ag” in Sacramento November 6-8

The Business of Indian Agriculture & Business Planning Development Training Workshops November 6-8, 2018 Sacramento, California…read more

July 19, 2018

First Nations Launches Native Arts Grant Opportunity

  Application Deadline August 30, 2018First Nations Launches New Grant Opportunity Under Its Native Arts Initiative LONGMONT,…read more

July 12, 2018

It’s THE Learning and Networking Event to Attend!

You Don’t Want to Miss the L.E.A.D. Conference! First Nations Development Institute will hold…read more

July 10, 2018

Reports Highlight Positive Outcomes Under Native Ag Initiative

                New First Nations Reports Highlight Positive Outcomes Under the Native Agriculture and Food Systems…read more

July 06, 2018

First Nations Announces 12 Native Language Project Grantees

  12 Grantees Announced for First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative LONGMONT, Colorado (July 6, 2018) – First…read more

July 04, 2018

You Don’t Want to Miss the L.E.A.D. Conference

You Don’t Want to Miss the L.E.A.D. Conference! First Nations Development Institute will hold…read more

June 29, 2018

Native Child Hunger/Nutrition Project Proves Highly Successful

  First Nations/Walmart Foundation Project Aimed at Improving Native American Child Nutrition and Helping Alleviate Hunger Proves Highly Successfulread more

June 28, 2018

The L.E.A.D. Conference Will Be Here Before You Know It!

The L.E.A.D. Conference is Coming Up! First Nations Development Institute will hold its 22nd Annual…read more

June 27, 2018

Reclaiming Native Truth: Research Reveals Attitudes and Perceptions of Native People and Issues

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groundbreaking Research Reveals America’s Attitudes, Public Perceptions and Dominant Narratives…read more

June 22, 2018

Please Participate in Our Survey About Native Youth Programs

$5,500 Grants Available for Native Youth Programs Completing Brief Survey REMINDER: First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)…read more

June 19, 2018

Report Shows Declines in Large Foundation Giving to Native Americans

First Nations Report Highlights Declines in Large Foundation Giving to Native Americans LONGMONT, Colorado (June 19, 2018) – In…read more

June 15, 2018

Grants Available for Native Youth Programs Completing Survey

$5,500 Grants Available for Native Youth Programs Completing Brief Survey REMINDER: First Nations Development Institute (First Nations)…read more

June 14, 2018

Registered for the L.E.A.D. Conference Yet?

The L.E.A.D. Conference is Coming Up! First Nations Development Institute will hold its 22nd Annual…read more

June 12, 2018

Native Blog: Jaaji (Father) for Father’s Day

  Native American Stories: A Continuing Blog Series Jaaji (Father) for Father’s Day By Lance Tallmadge (Ho-Chunk)Fitness Specialist…read more

June 12, 2018

Building Native Communities” Financial Training Coming Up!

Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 16-18, 2018 Elder Centerread more

June 08, 2018

$5,500 Grants Available for Native Youth Programs Completing Brief Survey

$5,500 Grants Available for Native Youth Programs Completing Brief Survey LONGMONT, Colorado (June 8, 2018) – First…read more

June 06, 2018

First Nations Receives Top 4-Star Rating for Seventh Year

Only 4% of Evaluated Charities Achieve this Honor First Nations Receives Highest 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator…read more

June 05, 2018

Food-Price Study: Native Americans Continuously Pay Higher Food Costs

  Results from Year-Long Food-Price Study Show American Indians and Alaska Natives Continuously Pay Higher Costs for Food LONGMONT,…read more

June 04, 2018

“Building Native Communities” Financial Training is July 16-18

Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 16-18, 2018 Elder Centerread more

May 31, 2018

Mark Your Calendar for the L.E.A.D. Conference!

The L.E.A.D. Conference is Coming Up! First Nations Development Institute will hold its 22nd Annual…read more

May 30, 2018

First Nations Receives $150,000 Grant from RISE for Boys and Men of Color

  First Nations Receives $150,000 Grant from RISE for Boys and Men of Color LONGMONT, Colorado (May 30, 2018)…read more

May 29, 2018

“Building Native Communities” Trainer Workshop is July 16-18

Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer Workshop July 16-18, 2018 Elder Centerread more

May 22, 2018

Report: Continuing Unmet Funding Need for Native Food Projects

First Nations Reports Continuing Unmet Funding Need for Native American Food-System Projects  LONGMONT, Colorado (May 22,…read more

May 18, 2018

… About Indian Mascots

‘A Humbling (Foundation) Admission About Indian Mascots … and a Glimmer of Hope for the Future’ …read more

May 17, 2018

Save the Date for the L.E.A.D. Conference!

The L.E.A.D. Conference is Coming Up! First Nations Development Institute will hold its 22nd Annual…read more

May 09, 2018

Native Blog: The Strength of Our Mothers

  Native American Stories: A Continuing Blog Series The Strength of Our Mothers By Corrine Sanchez, Ph.D. (Tewah Towah…read more

April 24, 2018

Financial Literacy All Star #4: Dawn Wesley

  First Nations Development Institute is proud to partner with Dr. Per Cap, aka Financial Education Consultant…read more

April 17, 2018

Financial Literacy All Star #3: Jolene Cantrell

First Nations Development Institute is proud to partner with Dr. Per Cap, aka Financial Education Consultant Shawn…read more

April 10, 2018

Financial Literacy All Star #2: Denyse Carr

First Nations Development Institute is proud to partner with Dr. Per Cap, aka Financial Education Consultant Shawn…read more

April 03, 2018

Financial Literacy All Star #1: Cora Mae Haskell

First Nations Development Institute is proud to partner with Dr. Per Cap, aka Financial Education Consultant Shawn…read more

March 21, 2018

First Nations Announces Grantees Under Ecological Stewardship Project

  First Nations Announces Three Grantees Under its ‘Mapping Ecological Stewardship Opportunities’ Project LONGMONT, Colorado (March 21, 2018)…read more

March 19, 2018

FINAL REMINDER: Apply for Language Grants Now

FINAL REMINDER: Deadline March 23! Apply Now for Native American Language-Immersion Grants First Nations…read more

March 14, 2018

First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Assist Native Producers

  First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Build Business Capacity and Provide Conservation Planning Among Native American Producersread more

March 13, 2018

Just Days Left to Apply for Native Language Grants

  Deadline is March 23, 2018 Apply Now for Native American Language-Immersion Program Grants…read more

March 06, 2018

Native Language Grant Deadline is Getting Close!

  Deadline is March 23, 2018 Apply Now for Native American Language-Immersion Program Grants…read more

March 05, 2018

Final Notice! Native Youth Grant Deadline March 8

  Deadline This Thursday, March 8!Native Youth & Culture Grant Applications Due Soon First Nations Development…read more

March 01, 2018

Just One Week Left to Apply for Native Youth Grants

Deadline March 8 – One Week Away!Native Youth Grant Applications Due Soon First Nations Development Institute…read more

February 27, 2018

Don’t Forget: March 23 Deadline for Native Language Grants

  Deadline is March 23, 2018 Apply Now for Native American Language-Immersion Program Grants…read more

February 22, 2018

Native Youth Project? See Our Grant Opportunity!

  Deadline is March 8, 2018Native Youth & Culture Fund Project Grants Available! First Nations Development…read more

February 21, 2018

Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation Seeks Executive Director

Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation Seeks Executive Director    After more than a decade of…read more

February 20, 2018

Deadline for Native Language Grants is March 23

  Deadline is March 23, 2018 Apply Now for Native American Language-Immersion Program Grants…read more