Current Projects

2015 GRANT AWARDS

Below is a complete list of our current projects:

Christian Faith Fellowship Church, Milwaukee, WI. Contact: Rev. Jason Turner
The Leadership Institute will train emerging Native American leaders in prayer, stewardship, critical thinking, ministerial ethics, and employing these vital skills to its communities. www.cffcgy.org

Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Contact: Rev. Debbie Royals
First Women Gather Around the Fire is a ministry taking on leadership roles to skillfully address community issues and create stronger and sustainable environments for future generations.  www.azdiocese.org

House of Neighborly Service, Tucson, AZ. Contact: Ms. Michelle Francisco-Orduna
Leadership Development is a three-year training for young Native American adult males to choose healthy lifestyles, pursue careers and become civically engaged. www.hnsvecinos.org

ITTI Journal Digital Distribution  Tucson, AZ. Contact: Rev. Debbie Royals
A collaborative partnership with CNAM that will convert existing hard-copy publications into electronic format, enabling wider distribution and becoming more environment-friendly.  www.indigenoustheologicaltraininginstitute.org

ITTI Suicide Prevention, Tucson, AZ. Contact: Rev. Debbie Royals
Compilation and publication of resource book that will include prayers, stories, poems and self-care which addresses the problem of suicide existing in many Native American communities.  www.indigenoustheologicaltraininginstitute.org

Native American Connections, Phoenix, AZ. Contact:  Ms. PJ Jasso
Leadership Skill Development of housing residents by actively putting into practice team work, problem solving, conflict resolution and community engagement.  www.nativeconnections.org

Native American Fatherhood, Mesa, AZ. Contact: Mr. Donn Flores
Fatherhood is Leadership are educational forums that assist fathers in their immediate need to return to their role in families and emphasizing the sacredness of responsible fatherhood.  www.nativeamericanfathers.org

Oneida United Methodist Church, Depere, WI. Contact: Rev. Candace Ascher
Vacation Bible School brings together adults to aid children through activities such as Bible studies, arts and crafts, music and worship to form sustaining Christian values.

Pima Elders and Deacons Association, Sacaton, AZ. Contact: Rev. Annette Lewis
Youth Ministry Outreach provides activities stemming from Christian environments that incorporate health awareness, physical fitness, and spiritual guidance in several churches

United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) Mesa, AZ. Contact: Ms. Mary Kim Titla

Preparing Native Youth for Leadership will revise and update training manual and initiate procedures leading to thirty additional youth councils for a greater national voice.  www.unityinc.org

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