Read the Jan. 17, 2024 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In the heart of the Kalispel Indian Reservation, located in Northern Washington State, the Kalispel Indian Community set out to redefine self-sufficiency, honor tradition, and cultivate community ties, all through meat processing and AgriBusiness workshops.
To read the full blog post or to watch their grantee video, visit NativeAmericanAgricultureFund.org/grantee-stories.
Read Dec. 5, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Read more on the Robeson Community College (RCC) which has been a NAAF grantee since 2019. The college is in rural southeastern NC, with a rich agricultural heritage and vibrant Native population. With NAAF funding, RCC offered scholarships to students interested in agriculture careers and provided continuing education classes for farmers, ranchers, and growers looking to promote their businesses.
Information on how to apply for our Board of Trustees in this issue.
Read the Nov. 1 , 2023, issue of the NAAF newsletter.
The Native American Agriculture Fund, in its fifth year of operations, is proud to offer funding to 38 grant projects nationwide — all with the purpose of advancing agriculture in Indian Country by improving access to capital for Native farmers, ranchers, and producers.
To view the complete list of the 2023 Grantees, please visit our website: https://nativeamericanagriculturefund.org/2023-grantees/
Read the July 25, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
The Department of the Interior recently put forward a draft of revisions to the Indian Arts and Crafts Act, which include agricultural products.
The DOI is seeking input on draft revisions to the IACA regulations, including agricultural products. Read this newsletter for consultation dates.
Read May 25, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Watch the first two 2023 RFA webinars. All webinar recordings are currently posted and archived on the NAAF website.
NAAF partners with the Food Research and Action Center to connect families to WIC in tribal communities from the new WIC Community Innovation and Outreach (CAIO) project.
Learn more about the 4 Tribal projects the USDA is funding to increase participation in the WIC program.
Read the April 28, 2023, issue of the NAAF newsletter.
49% of American Indian and Alaska Natives experienced food insecurity during COVID-19, and one in four experienced very low food insecurity.
NAAF and the Food Reasearch and Action Center are asking you to make your voice heard on food access barriers, food sovereignty, and food security in your household and tribal community.
Read the April 18, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Learn more about the NAAF Request for Applications and watch the first RFA webinar. Register for additional webinars in this newsletter.
NAAF and the Mellon Foundation announce the Cultural Foodways Fund. Register for their first RFA webinar Tuesday, April 18.
Read March 16, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this newsletter, NAAF announces its fifth year of grantmaking and is opening a pool of $11 million starting on April 1, 2023, and closing on June 1, 2023. All the details about the RFA and webinar registration can be found on the NAAF website. Contact grants@NativeAmericanAgricultureFund with questions.
Read March 2, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this newsletter find out about the first virtual event of its kind highlighting the current state of Tribal agricultural economies and the leadership of the Native American producers and Tribes revitalizing our economies, feeding our people, and building our future for generations to come. To sign up visit our website.
Read February 2, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this newsletter learn about WIC and their application for their community innovationn and outreach project.
Applications due March 23, 2023 at 11:59pm
Read January 19, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this newsletter apply for the Board of Trustees position due this Friday. Special emphasis is provided to applicants with a direct connection to the Keepseagle v. Vilsack class action that NAAF was derived from.
Read January 5, 2023 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Learn more about how you can support Native producers more by applying to be on our Board of Trustees. Applications will be taken through January 20, 2023. If you are selected to interview they will take place February 10-17, 2023, via zoom.
Read December 19, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this newsletter read about the NAAF sponsership of the 35th annual Intertribal Ag Council Conference. NAAF is proud to sponser this conference that was established to pursue and promote Native resources for the benefit of American Indians and Alaskan Natives.
Read November 23, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Learn more about NAAF’s internship, watch the USDA Debt relief tax resource, and register for the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) annual conference.
Read November 3, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this newsletter register to attend an upcoming Listening Session on IRA discrimination provisions, a webinar for tax implications with the USDA debt relief for distressed farm loan borrowers, sign up for a Native veteran listening session, and register for the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) annual conference.
NAAF is also accepting internship applications for 2023.
Read October 20, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Learn more about NAAF’s internship, the Native Veteran roundtable, and more on NAAFs partnership with the new WIC community innovation and outreach program.
Read October 5, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this issue, read about NAAF’s FINPACK+ Training created by the Center for Farm Financial Management, the Native Veteran roundtable, and read more on USDA grants.
Read September 23, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Learn more about NAAF’s 2022 grant projects awarded and read the Native farm Bill coalitions recently released report, Gaining Ground, on 2023 Farm Bill priorities.
Read August 23, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Where you can apply for a NAAF sponsored FINPACK+ subscription with training, apply for a Native veteran travel scholarship, or read NAAF’s statement on the Inflation Reduction Act.
Read August 9, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this issue, read about our new FINPACK+ Training created by the Center for Farm Financial Management, our new NAAF staff members, and read our Quarterly Market Report from our July webinar.
Read July 26, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
In this email, read about the Native Farm Bill Coalition’s report from the White House listening sessions on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in Indian Country. Also read our new Market Report.
Read July 5, 2022 issue of the NAAF Newsletter.
NAAF announces the 2022 Native youth grantees. NAAF awarded more than $900,000 dollars to 23 grantees serving Native youth across 81 Tribal Nations. Register for our Market report, July 21, 2022.
Read June 21, 2022 issue of the NAAF Newsletter.
NAAF joins the U.S. Nature4Climate coalition of conservation, environmental, and sustainable business organizations collaborating on Natural Climate Solutions.
Read May 24, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
Are you signed up for the last 2022 Request for Applications webinar? Join us on May 26 at 2 pm – 4 pm CT. NAAF is also searching for an accounting/compliance associate (ACA) to join our team.
Read May 10, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter. List of Eligible Entities to apply:
- Educational Institutions
- Tribal Governments and Instrumentalities
- Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)
Read April 26, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
NAAF strongly encourages applicants and interested partners to read the Trust Agreement here which sets specific requirements for our operations and grants. The Trust agreement lines out all of our eligible entities.
Read April 14, 2022 issue of the NAAF newsletter.
This fully funded three-day training will provide existing and future lenders in Indian Country the tools they need to start or expand their agricultural lending programs. Make sure to sign up for our RFA webinars to learn what you need to know to apply to our 2022 grants.