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Kellogg Foundation Has $30 Million in Open Grants in Indian Country


The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is funding more than 40 projects active in Indian country, for a total of more than $30 million. According to the non-profit’s website, the foundation has funded 380 Native American projects since 2008.

The largest amount of the funding has gone to the National Congress of American Indians. NCAI has current grants of nearly copy0 million for supporting Native youth health ($3,600,000, active through June 30, 2019), and general operating support (two grants totaling $6,000,000, active through August 31, 2017).

Other groups receiving grants of more than copy million include First Nations Development Institute, with $2.5 million to help visibility and fight racism against Native Americans in four states—Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico and Colorado. FNDI has three other grants totaling $3.4 million, all centered around food systems.



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