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Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) that describes your project in 500 words or less. You may write a narrative, tell a story or use outline form. We are interested in your passion for this program/project. Please include the following:

  • Describe your project/program and how it aligns with one of the priority funding areas

  • The amount of funds you are requesting

  • What you anticipate the outcome or impact of the project to be

  • Key project staff, partners, volunteer

  • Project timeline


CNAMF prefers the letters be submitted electronically. We will accept letters sent via US Mail as well. Please do not send photos, brochures, use paper clips, staple or use binding or plastic covers. 


Letters of Intent are due: July 31, 2024,12 midnight AZ MST.  Submit electronic LOI to Dina Lopez


Letters of Intent are reviewed by the CNAMF Grant Committee. The committee will select LOIs that best reflect CNAMF’s mission and demonstrate the greatest potential to create opportunities for tribal communities and the next generation of Native American leaders. Those organizations that meet the criteria described above will be invited to submit a full grant proposal.


CNAMF is a faith-based 501©3 that strongly encourages other faith-based and religious organizations to apply to our grant program. CNAMF encourages grant applicants to consider matching gifts and other resource development incentives as part of their activity.

For staff assistance please email



Letter of Intent Period Begins June 1, 2024, for funding cycle 2025. 

Letter of Intent due: July 31, 2024

Notification to submit full proposal: August 31, 2024

Grant Deadline:  November 1, 2024  (12 midnight AZ MST)

Grant Review:  December 2024

Grant Award Notification: January 2025


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