“Living a tradition of giving”
Through the value of Sumi'nangwa
Coming together for the benefit of all
The Hopi Foundation sought partnerships with local Hopi nonprofits to encourage their participation in the annual Arizona Gives Day. The 2015 partnership includes the following Hopi nonprofits:
The Hopi Foundation, Inc. –The Hopi Foundation’s mission
exemplifies the Hopi teaching of itam naapyani or "doing the work
ourselves". Established by local Hopis to promote self-sufficiency,
proactive community participation in our own destiny, the Foundation has served
the Hopi community since 1987 through the development of micro-enterprises and
community-based projects that work to strengthen Hopi culture and Hopi values. The Foundation hosts a number of local projects and initiatives including KUYI Hopi Radio, HOPI Substance Abuse Prevention Center, Natwani Coalition, Owl and Panther Project, and the Hopi Leadership Program.
Hopi Education Endowment Fund - The Hopi Education Endowment Fund's mission is to cultivate and nurture the future of the Hopi people through education by growing and safeguarding a perpetual source of funding (endowment).
The Nakwatsvewat Institute - The Nakwatsvewat Institute (TNI) was established to work with Native communities to develop and enhance their governance, justice and educational institutions. TNI is managed and advised by a diverse group of Native American community leaders, educators, advocates, attorneys, judges and academics. TNI services include community-driven research, technical assistance, training, academic courses, publications, and direct services.
Moenkopi Senior Center, Inc. – The mission of the Moenkopi Senior Center is to improve the quality of life for elders by offering recreational, educational, social activities and by providing support services for all Hopi Elders of Moenkopi Village (Upper and Lower) and the Hopi Reservation, including those with physical impairments. The purpose of the Moenkopi Senior Center is to provide direct services that are vital to elders’ in maintaining their independence, and living healthier, longer, fulfilled lives.
Goals of the Hopi Nonprofit Partnership
For the Local Nonprofit Sector
For Leveraging State & Regional Partnerships
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