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Organizations included are Native-led, Native-serving, have U.S. charitable nonprofit status, and are eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions.

188 published organizations for #GiveNative 2023 and Native Nonprofit Day 2024, with more to come! Have questions about the Focus Area, Location, and other filters? Visit the FAQ.

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Native American Rights Fund

The Native American Rights Fund holds governments accountable. We fight to protect Native American rights, resources, and lifeways through litigation, legal advocacy, and legal expertise.

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Native American Youth and Family Center

The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) serves self-identified Native Americans, infant to Elder, in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. Our mission is to enhance the diverse strengths of our youth and families in partnership with the community through cultural identity and education. NAYA was founded by parent and elder volunteers in 1974 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 1994. Over the last 50 years, NAYA has become a gathering center for Native Americans to practice tradition, teach culture, and build community in a safe and inviting space. NAYA’s wraparound programs impact more than 10,000 individuals from more than 380 tribal backgrounds, through a continuum of critical self-sufficiency, asset building, and educational programs.

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Native Dreams Inc.

Native Dreams Inc. is an Arizona Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) designation, Organization that assists families in need who have experienced traumatic circumstances due to domestic violence. Native Dreams Inc’s objective is to provide a safe and secure transition for Native American women and their families struggling to flee their abusive circumstances, impacted by domestic violence. Native Dreams will provide families the opportunity to live their dreams in a safe and nurturing location, by assisting families through economic empowerment, essential services, counseling services, and advocacy.

Donate by Mail: Native Dreams, 1417 S 119th Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323

Donate by Mail: Native Dreams, 1417 S 119th Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323

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Native Forward Scholars Fund

Throughout our 54-year history, Native Forward has empowered over 22,000 students from over 500 Tribes in all 50 states by providing scholarship dollars, support services and impactful programming for undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. To inspire excellence with impact, we provide a holistic approach to fully support our student’s success. Our services and programming have been proven to result in a higher success rate for Native students.

The national graduation rate for Native undergraduate students is 41%. The rate for Native Forward’s undergraduates is 69%. Our graduate students’ rate is a remarkable 95%. Native Forward will continue to be the premier national resource in funding and empowering continued generations of Native students across all sectors by meeting the unmet need of every Native student who has the desire to achieve their degree(s). Over $430 million has been invested into Native students via scholarship programs, support services and Native student-focused programming.

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Native Lives Matter Coalition – No More MMIWR Great Lakes

We are Indigenous survivor led, grassroots advocacy coalition located in Twin Ports MN & WI Great Lakes area focused on:
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives.
Advocacy that promotes healing & justice, awareness leading to action, and actively address the social & environmental injustice impacting Indigenous, Tribal Peoples on Turtle Island

We stand in support and advocate with MMIW, MMWR families and victims of violence.

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Native Public Media

Found in 2004, Native Public Media (NPM) is a national center dedicated to advocating and providing support services to Indigenous radio and television broadcast stations. Broadcast facilities across the nation include: commercial, non-commercial, educational, full power, low power, FM, AM, analog, and digital stations. NPM’s mission to promote the self-determination of indigenous peoples through media access, story-telling, and ownership.

Indigenous radio and television stations play a vital role in promoting the safety, sovereignty, and stability of indigenous communities. These broadcast facilities provide vital information upon which Tribal citizens can make informed decisions. Stations share this information through storytelling, delivering critically important health information, hyperlocal news, civic engagement, and emergency communications for predominately rural and remote Tribal lands. Fifty-seven indigenous radio stations and three television stations benefit from NPM programs in regulatory compliance, self-governance, technical assistance, training, policymaking, and operations development.

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Native Roots Farm Foundation

Our Mission: We are reclaiming, cultivating, and celebrating Native relationships with land, plants, and community for the next Seven Generations.

Native Roots Farm Foundation (NRFF) is a Native (Nanticoke) woman-led organization, founded with a mission to celebrate Indigenous cultures and protect open spaces – in particular, those of the Nanticoke and Lenape communities – who have called Delaware and the surrounding region home since time immemorial.

Through public programming and the development of our public Hakihakàn (Lenape for garden or farm), NRFF leads innovative and impactful community programs that recognize Indigenous ecological knowledge and the important roles native plants have played in Native cultures. Our work is focused on helping reconnect Indigenous people with aspects of our heritage. Utilizing a variety of educational programs and hands-on activities, NRFF shares this knowledge with the wider community and cultivates awareness of and appreciation for the natural world.

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Native Ways Federation

Our mission is to activate and expand informed giving to Native-led nonprofits in Indian Country through donor education and advocacy. We envision a thriving Native-led nonprofit sector, championing a diverse community rooted in Indigenous values and ways of being.

Founded 15 years ago by national, Native-led nonprofits, we unite and strengthen Native nonprofits through initiatives like Native Nonprofit Day and #GiveNative, advocate for and with Native nonprofits, and influence philanthropic systems change. Please note: donations to our organization are not distributed to organizations on the Native Nonprofit List or our founding organizations.

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