Philanthropy Northwest reports on our work in Native communities.
The CIRI Foundation's mission is to promote individual self-development and economic self-sufficiency through education and to maintain pride in culture and heritage among Alaska Natives who are original enrollees of Cook Inlet region and their descendants. Its annual handbook provides education and career planning information for the foundation's beneficiaries as well as for others who are interested in pursuing a successful career after high school.
The Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds of Native Health Funders Roundtable, October 2015 in Minneapolis, brought together 41 major national, regional and tribal funders and federal and state funding agencies focused on exploring opportunities to address the challenges Native peoples face regarding food, nutrition and health. This report summarizes the key discussions and learnings at the roundtable, serving as a roadmap for new partnerships and investments.
Funding Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Support looks at how funders collaborate with and bring support to indigenous communities around the world. Through examples from a diverse range of foundations, this guide explores how grantmakers work with indigenous peoples, the approaches they take, and the practices they find effective.
This report was developed by Kauffman and Associates, Inc., under contract with United Way of Seattle-King County, with the support of the City of Seattle, The Seattle Foundation and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe.
First Nations Development Institute is a Native-run nonprofit that strengthens Native American communities and economies, "by investing in and creating innovative institutions and models that strengthen asset control and support economic development for American Indian people and their communities."
Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is a membership-based organization that promotes reciprocity and investment in, with and for Native peoples to build healthy and sustainable communities for all.
Presentation by Native Americans in Philanthropy to Montana-Wyoming-Idaho Funders group. The program describes the organization's mission, strategic direction and framework.
Native Voices Rising is a joint research and re-granting project of Native Americans in Philanthropy and Common Counsel Foundation.