Native Arts Initiative

First Nations Development Institute

Last deadline: 10/19/2017. Deadline unknown 2019. First Nations (First Nations) Development Institute has launched a new Supporting Native Arts grant opportunity under its Native Arts Initiative (formerly known as the "Native Arts Capacity Building Iniative" or NACBI). First Nations will award about 15 Supporting Native Arts grants of up to $32,000 each to Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal government programs that have existing programs in place that support Native artists and the field of traditional Native arts, as well as a demonstrated commitment to increasing the inter-generational transfer of knowledge of traditional Native artistic practices and perpetuation and proliferation of traditional Native arts.

Funding Amount
Up to $32,000
Eligible applicants must be located in one of the following regions:

1. Upper Midwest (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin)
2. Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona, and Southern California)
3. Pacific Northwest (Oregon and Washington)