With the support of generous arts patrons, Native Nations and progressive partners, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) offers support to individual Native artists, communities and organizations nationwide.

Fellowship Program

The foundation awards national and regional fellowships to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists.

To apply for current grant opportunities and open calls for individuals, create an account at


Community Inspiration Program

To support ambitious artist-led projects that engage communities to address social issues, the foundation is creating a Community Inspiration Program.

The foundation has selected pilot demonstration projects, The Story of Everything (Hawaii), Repellent Fence (Southwest) and SHORE (National). An open call for proposals for Native arts programs, communities and organizations will be announced on our Grant Opportunities page in 2016.

Communities and Organizations

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Native arts patrons and culture makers are encouraged to connect with the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation for resources and support.