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Indigenous Peoples Day Fund


Indigenous Peoples Day, which takes place on the second Monday of October each year, celebrates and recognizes the culture and history of indigenous American peoples. Through a single donation to the Indigenous Peoples Day Fund, you will support Indigenous-led nonprofits focused on building Indigenous power, protecting and restoring land and culture, and strengthening and supporting healthy Native communities. The composition of nonprofits in this fund is subject to change.

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First Peoples Fund

Founded in 1995, First Peoples Fund (FPF) is guided by Collective SpiritĀ®, that which moves each one of us to stand up and make a difference, to pass on ancestral knowledge and simply extend a hand of generosity. Our mission is to honor and support the Collective SpiritĀ® of Native culture bearers and artists in order to encourage and sustain the collective creation of a vibrant Indigenous Arts Ecology. Our work has evolved into a holistic strategy that recognizes the importance of Native culture bearers and artists in bringing about social change, encouraging leaders and inspiring next-generation leaders.

Indigenous Environmental Network

IEN is an alliance of grassroots Indigenous peoples whose mission it is to protect the sacredness of Mother Earth from contamination and exploitation by strengthening, maintaining and respecting Indigenous teachings and natural laws.

Native American Rights Fund

NARF's objectives are to protect the rights of and seek justice for tribes and Native peoples. In the words of Executive Director John Echohawk, "We ask for nothing more, and will accept nothing less than the U.S. Government keeping the promises it has made to Native Americans." NARF currently represents more than 60 tribes in 20 states on a wide range of critical matters, including land into trust, federal recognition, subsistence hunting & fishing, federal trust responsibilities, protection of sacred places, voting rights, sovereign immunity, Indian Child Welfare, water rights and environmental issues.

NDN Collective Inc

NDN Collective's mission it to build the collective power of Indigenous Peoples, communities and Nations to exercise our inherent right to self-determination, while fostering a world that is built on a foundation of justice and equity for all people and the planet.

First Nations Development Institute

Our mission is to strengthen American Indian economies to support healthy Native communities. We invest in and create innovative institutions and models that strengthen asset control and support economic development for American Indian people and their communities.With the support of individuals, foundations, corporate and tribal donors, First Nations Development Institute improves economic conditions for Native Americans through technical assistance & training, advocacy & policy, and direct financial grants in multiple key areas, including: Native foods and health Stewarding of Native lands Native financial empowerment Investments in Native youth Investing in Native leaders Strengthening of tribal and community institutions

Honor the Earth

Our mission is to create awareness and support for Native environmental issues and to develop needed financial and political resources for the survival of sustainable Native communities. Honor the Earth develops these resources by using music, the arts, the media, and Indigenous wisdom to ask people to recognize our joint dependency on the Earth and be a voice for those not heard.

The Cultural Conservancy

To protect and restore indigenous cultures, empowering them in the direct application of traditional knowledge and practices on their ancestral lands.

Sogorea Te Land Trust

Sogorea Te' Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led land trust based in the San Francisco Bay Area that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people. Through the practices of Rematriation, cultural revitalization, and land restoration, Sogorea Te' calls on native and non-native peoples to heal and transform the legacies of colonization, genocide, and patriarchy and to do the work our ancestors and future generations are calling us to do.

Partnership With Native Americans

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit committed to championing hope for a brighter future for Native Americans living on remote, isolated and often impoverished reservations. A BBB-accredited charity and Combined Federal Campaign participant, PWNA collaborates with hundreds of reservation program partners to serve immediate needs and support long-term solutions for strong, self-sufficient Native American communities. PWNA provides consistent aid and services for Native Americans with the highest needs in the U.S., benefiting 250,000 Native Americans annually. We care about quality of life for Native Americans and support self-determined goals of the tribes, providing critical supplies and support for education, capacity building and community investment.

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