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Grants to USA Native American Nonprofits and Tribes in Multiple States to Support Native Arts and Artists

Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative


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Funding Source
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Geographic Focus
USA: MinnesotaNorth DakotaSouth DakotaWisconsin

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/15/16 5:00 PM MT Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $30,000 to Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin native-controlled nonprofits and tribal governments to facilitate the promotion of Native American arts and artists. Funds will be provided to strengthen the organizational, managerial, and programmatic capacity of nonprofit and tribal programs that have existing program initiatives in place.

As a cultural asset for Native communities, art has been an integral part of sustaining Native nations, their cultures, their languages, and their traditional beliefs, thereby shaping community and family ties and cultural pride. First Nations believes the continuing development of Native American art is an indispensable component of Native community economic development and the retention of Native cultures.

Through direct grants and technical assistance and training under the NACBI, First Nations is striving to increase the organizational, managerial, and programmatic capacity of selected Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs so they can continue to carry out their essential work in the field of Native American arts and artists.


  • Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American)
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Pre-Application Information
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Number of Grants
Up to 6.

Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $30,000.

Term of Contract
February 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017

Contact Information
Catherine Bryan
(303) 774-7836

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