Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

Founded in 1970, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is the oldest and largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals worldwide. NARF’s mission, values, and theory of change all hinge on the promotion and execution of tribal sovereignty and self-governance.

NARF’s Alaska office was opened in 1984 and advocates for Alaska’s 229 federally recognized tribes.

http://www.narf.org

Grants

Native Vision Incorporation
This grant supports the Native Vision Steering Committee. Native Vision's mission is to give voice to our ancestral imperative to uplift our peoples and our ways of life by taking a stand, working together and mobilizing action. The Native Vision Steering Committee has decided to formally organize its volunteer efforts in pursuit of this mission, and is seeking support to create both a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization.
Amount $10,000
Year(s) 2017-2018
Region Alaska
Primary Approach Just Transition in Alaska
 
Native Vision Steering Committee Meeting
The goal of this meeting was to formally adopt recommendations for moving forward as an incorporated organization.
Amount $11,000
Year(s) 2017
Region Alaska
Primary Approach Just Transition in Alaska
 
Travel to Attend the League of Conservation Voters Annual Meeting
Support for individuals from the Native Vision Steering Committee to attend the League of Conservation Voters annual meeting in Philadelphia April 20-22, 2017.
Amount $1,515
Year(s) 2017
Region Alaska
Primary Approach Travel
 
Native Vision Coordinator Position
The Native Vision Coordinator is a critical, integrated team member who will: maintain positive, productive, open, and transparent relationships with the steering committee, advisory committee, partners, and funders.
Amount $77,000
Year(s) 2017
Region Alaska
Primary Approach Just Transition in Alaska
 
Alaska Native Empowerment
This grant supports the legal structure and dynamics that continue to disempower Alaska Native tribal interests over land and natural resources.
Amount $1,000,000
Year(s) 2015-2023
Region Alaska
Primary Approach Just Transition in Alaska