Freeport-McMoRan Foundation: Native American Community Activities Contributions

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Arizona

Location of residency: Arizona

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About this funder:



The Native American Community Activities Contributions program has been established to support local tribal activities. 

It is our aim to support organizations, programs and projects that are addressing a priority issue/need. The identified priority issue areas are:

  • Education & Training,
  • Health & Wellness,
  • Cultural Preservation,
  • Economic Development, and
  • Environment.

We also seek to support projects within these priority areas that support women’s development and engage elders. 

Grant Awards Requests should be no more than $5,000 (per project/activity). Most contributions awarded will be range from $250-$2,500.  

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • It is our aim to support organizations, programs and projects that are addressing a priority issue/need.
  • Qualifying tribes eligible to receive funding are:
    • Hualapai
    • San Carlos Apache
    • White Mountain Apache
    • Tohono O’odham 


  • No more than $20,000 in total will be awarded to a single tribal community each year (through this Community Activities contributions program).
  • Funds will not be awarded to the following:
    • Organizations that do not have 501(c)(3) or other non-profit status as designated by the IRS. (Note: governmental/tribal offices or agencies are qualified as long as the project or activity is eligible as outlined in these guidelines).
    • Foundations that intend to re-grant the funds
    • Requests for individuals, including those for travel support, teams that are restrictive in participation or anything else that benefits a single individual or a very limited number of individuals.
    • Advertising efforts
    • Fraternal, labor or veteran organizations/activities limited to organization membership
    • Religious activities, churches or church sponsored activities limited to church membership
    • Political or lobbying activities
    • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status