Upcoming Events

Tribal Nations Initiative Listening Session - Region 5

Event Date: May 19, 2022 - EST

Tribal Nation Leaders and Professionals

Are you looking for more resources to support projects in your community?

Join the NAP Tribal Nations Initiative listening sessions to hear Native leaders discuss:

  • Funding priorities for Tribal Nations and Alaska Native communities
  • Resources from the philanthropy sector
  • How to meaningfully engage the philanthropy sector
  • Resources, data and capacity building
  • Focused initiatives in the environment, education and healthcare
  • Building Tribal coalitions

Who should attend?

Tribal and Indigenous leaders, Tribal directors and program managers, Tribal grant writers, and Tribal grantseekers in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky, Ohio, and Wisconsin

Why should Native communities engage with philanthropy?

There are billions of untapped dollars that could support your community from the philanthropy sector. The philanthropy sector spent over $400 billion on various programs and initiatives in 2019, yet less than half of 1% of those funds went to support Native American communities. Through more awareness, education and collaboration we can improve our relationships with and access to the philanthropy sector.

What is the Tribal Nations Initiative?

The NAP Tribal Nations Initiative (TNI) will support a Native-led movement to bring Tribal Nations and philanthropy together on one centralized platform. Beyond facilitating a space for connection and collaboration, TNI will support Native philanthropists across a spectrum, from established grant makers expanding their impact to those just beginning to explore the landscape. By creating technical support systems, building visibility, and encouraging partnerships beyond transactions, TNI aims to indigenize giving and direct resources to Native communities in the process.

This listening session is generously hosted by Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

Date and time: Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Central Time

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