Native Americans receive less than one half of one percent of philanthropic dollars in the US. Yet these communities experience disproportionately high rates of 

  • poverty
  • unemployment 
  • disease

Read report [pdf] of Philanthropy in Indian Country.

Potlatch Fund formed in 2002 by Tribal organizations and funders to address this disparity, developing and empowering Native leadership and making the best use of tribal resources. 

Since then, Potlatch Fund has 

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2011 Foundation Funding for Native American Issues and Peoples [pdf]

The Fine Line of Funding in Indian Country[pdf]

Funding Native Arts: Empowering the Center of Tribal Life [pdf]

Philanthropy in Indian Country 
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