For donors, Indigenous funding can be both exciting and frustrating. Because Indigenous funding has lagged so far behind other sectors of philanthropy, and because Indigenous People seek more holistic approaches that value Indigenous knowledge, new projects may not fit easily into existing granting criteria or program models.
Yet we are anxious to grow the field, and bring an infusion of new faces and new sources of investment and expertise, along with the professional camaraderie that comes with shared commitment and passion for this important work.
There is exciting work being done of global importance. We have listed some of these IFIP resources below: