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 $22,500 over for approved by a supporting one to three years. The priority funding areas are: Education, Leadership Programs, Healthcare Programs, Churches, and Religious Activities.  Grants are not awarded in the following areas: capital campaigns, deficit financing, endowment efforts, grants to individuals or routine operating needs. If you have a current active award/grant as of July 31, 2017, you are not eligible for the 2018 funding cycle.

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’s office will begin accepting Letter of Intent (LOI) as of May 20th, 2017.

LOI Deadline is on July 31, 2017 no later than 5:00pm AZ MST for the 2018 funding cycle.

LOI received on or after August 1, 2017 will not be considered but may be held for consideration in the future.

If you have any questions please contact Della Pena:


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