Cook Native American Ministries Foundation (CNAMF) considers grant requests for ministry programs and other initiatives, to encourage leadership development. Grant applications are sponsored by denominations, congregations, agencies and emerging nonprofit organizations. Our grants are awarded only to tax exempt organizations classified as 501(c)(3) charities by the Internal Revenue Service.
Grant awards for 2018 are projected to be in the range of $1,000 to $30,000 over for approved by a supporting one to three years. The programs considered for grant support must directly address Native American leadership in church and society. Grants are not awarded in the following areas: capital campaigns, deficit financing, endowment efforts, grants to individuals or routine operating needs.
Grants are made only from earnings of CNAMF’s endowment and donor restricted gifts.
CNAMF’s board reserves the right to decline any funding request.
CNAMF office will begin accepting Concept Papers June 1, 2017 for the 2018 funding cycle. Deadline for the Concept Paper submittal is: Oct 1, 2017 to Sept. 15, 2017.