Category: Philanthropy

July 23, 2020

When the Cameras Leave Town (or Never Came in the First Place), We Are Still Here

Years ago, I worked in Arizona for a multi-Tribal coalition attempting to pass a ballot initiative that would facilitate the continuation of Indian gaming. One of my responsibilities was engaging...

Covid-19, Native Issues 101, Philanthropy

June 18, 2020

So Many Amazing Programs and Nowhere Near Enough Funding

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a grassroots leader or a grant-writer looking for possible funding. Maybe you’re a funder or philanthropist researching Native issues. So, here’s the issue I...

Native Issues 101, Philanthropy

June 15, 2020

Some Initial Introductions As We Start Blogging In These Interesting Times

So, the Vadon Foundation has been focusing on Native issues for a bit over two years and this is our first foray into the world of blogging as we begin...