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San Manuel Tribe

article UNLV Hospitality, Law Schools Receive $9M Donation from San Manuel Indians for Tribal Gaming Studies (2/23/2020)
(California) -- The UNLV hospitality and law schools have received a $9 million donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to further education in the areas of...
article California tribe donates $9M to UNLV Hospitality, Law schools (2/21/2020)
(Nevada) -- A California Indian tribe known in Southern Nevada as a major sponsor of Las Vegas sports franchises is donating $9 million to UNLV. The San Manuel Band of...
article UNLV announces $9 million donation to spur development of tribal gaming programs in hospitality, law schools (2/21/2020)
(Nevada) -- UNLV administrators announced Friday a $9 million donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, a Southern-California-based tribe that operates a...
article San Manuel Band is donating $5.9 million for native student programs at U of R over the next five years (2/14/2020)
(California) -- Building upon its long-established leadership commitment to native students in the region, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians recently awarded the...
article Native American gift will help Arizona State University renovate Los Angeles building (2/6/2020)
(Arizona) -- Arizona State University will get a $5 million donation from a California-based Native American tribe to help renovate the university’s historic...
article San Manuel donates $1 million to 'significantly advance' Indian Country Today's mission (2/3/2020)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has awarded a $1 million grant to Indian Country Today that will be used to help fund a weekly national newscast...
article CA-Based Native American Tribe Gives University $5M for Renovation of Historic Downtown L.A. Building, School Program (2/3/2020)
(California) -- A California-based Native American tribe has given Arizona State University $5 million to help renovate a historic downtown Los Angeles building used by...
press release Arizona State University Law receives $5 million in support of new Los Angeles building, Indian Legal Program (2/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians made a $5 million gift to Arizona State University to provide for the renovation of the historic Herald Examiner...
article California tribe gives $5 million for ASU program, building (2/2/2020)
(California) -- The tribe, based near the cities of San Bernardino and Highland, operates a southern California casino. The tribe’s Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena said the...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

article Wildhorse Foundation provides emergency grant to Red Cross (2/22/2020)
(Oregon) -- The Wildhorse Foundation sprung to action after reading a Feb. 10 email from the American Red Cross. The message was clear, Mary Liberty-Traughber, Wildhorse...
1 Article on this Issue

Pokagon Band

article Pokagon Band shares another $860,000 in gaming revenues in Indiana (2/22/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians shared another $860,000 in gaming revenues with South Bend, Indiana, continuing a unique arrangement that began under...
article Four Winds Casino gives millions from revenues and in donations to South Bend, local groups (2/19/2020)
(Indiana) -- It’s only been a couple of years since the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened Four Winds Casino on a 166-acre site on the far southwest side of...
article Pokagon Band of Potawatomi making big investments in South Bend (2/19/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is making investments in South Bend. The tribe presented checks to the city and several organizations today totaling $860,000...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article $6.3 million in gaming grants awarded to projects throughout Dauphin County (2/20/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Dauphin County Commissioners awarded $6.3 million in funding from gaming grants to more than 80 projects throughout the county. The funding comes...
1 Article on this Issue

Mental Health

article University awarded $80K grant to address suicide among Native American youth (2/19/2020)
(Ohio) -- Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Master of Catholic Leadership Program will use money from an $80,000 grant to address suicide among Native...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Casino donates food to Rockford pantries (2/18/2020)
(Illinois) -- With the fate of the proposed Hard Rock Casino still in the hands of the Illinois Gaming Board, the organization is still working to integrate itself into...
article Hard Rock Casino starts month long food drive (1/16/2020)
(Illinois) -- The Rock River Valley Pantry along with other local food pantries are working with the proposed Hard Rock Casino to bring food to people in need. The month...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

article Siletz tribe donates more than $200K to nonprofits (2/17/2020)
(Washington) -- The Siletz tribe recently announced it made a quarterly donation of $214,791.52 to 51 nonprofits within its 11-county service area. Through the Siletz...
article Siletz Tribe gives away more than $200,000 (2/14/2020)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $214,791.52 to 51 organizations today as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit groups...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Shawnee Tribe

article Expansion - Ground breaking held for Eastern Shawnee learning center (2/17/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Eastern Shawnee Tribe broke ground on a planned expansion of its Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) near Wyandotte Friday, Feb. 14. The center is...
1 Article on this Issue

New Mexico Gaming

article Indian Pueblo Cultural Center receives $15K Grant from NM Gas Co. for Makerspace (2/17/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Albuquerque’s Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is your Gateway to the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico. An authentic and immersive experience awaits at this...
1 Article on this Issue

Prairie Island

article Prairie Island Indian Community to donate $1 million in total giving to Minnesota Wild Foundation (2/17/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Since its inception in 2009, the Prairie Island Indian Community will have donated $1 million in total giving to the Minnesota Wild Foundation by the end...
article Prairie Island Indian Community to donate $1 million in total giving to Minnesota Wild Foundation (2/17/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Since its inception in 2009, the Prairie Island Indian Community will have donated $1 million in total giving to the Minnesota Wild Foundation by the end...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Gaming grant applications sought (2/16/2020)
(Iowa) -- The Black Hawk County Gaming Association has opened its process for grants to be awarded in August. Qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation donates equipment to area entities (2/15/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Council of the Cherokee Nation unanimously authorized the donation of surplus equipment to several entities during the legislative body's February...
article CN gives nearly $30K to domestic violence, child abuse programs (1/5/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation officials on Dec. 30 donated nearly $30,000 to domestic violence and child abuse advocacy programs serving communities in the Rogers,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Tachi-Yokut Tribe

article Tachi Palace community breakfast raise money for Fresno Police Chaplaincy Resiliency Center (2/14/2020)
(California) -- Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino recently hosted its monthly community breakfast and presented a check for $3,910 to Fresno Police Chaplaincy Resiliency...
press release Tachi Palace Community breakfast raises money for Refuge Armona (1/1/2020)
(California) -- Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino recently hosted its December community breakfast and presented a check for $4,590 to Refuge Armona, a non-profit dedicated...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Morongo Tribe

article Morongo unveils state-of-the-art fire engine (2/8/2020)
(California) -- The Morongo Band of Mission Indians recently welcomed a new, custom-built KME fire engine packed with the latest computer and firefighting technology to...
1 Article on this Issue

Grand Traverse Band

article Organizations receive $854K from Grand Traverse Band 2% allocation (1/30/2020)
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians distributed more than $850,000 to 60 northern Michigan organizations.The $854,574.38 is 2% of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Graton Rancheria pledges $1 million for campaign in support of SMART tax extension (1/27/2020)
(California) -- The tribe that owns the Graton Resort & Casino is donating $1 million to propel the campaign in favor of SMART’s sales tax renewal, a...
article Tribe pledges $1M for SMART tax campaign (1/27/2020)
(California) -- The campaign backing SMART’s sales tax extension has received a game-changing $1 million campaign pledge from the Federated Indians of Graton...
article Graton tribe pledges $1 million in support of SMART tax, tells opposition to 'take their best shot' (1/27/2020)
(California) -- The tribe that owns the Graton Resort & Casino is donating $1 million to propel the campaign in favor of SMART’s sales tax renewal, a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Oklahoma Gaming

article State Education Could Be Caught In The Middle Of Gaming Compact Dispute (1/23/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- State education funding could be caught in the middle of the governor and the tribes’ dispute over gaming. Gaming fees make up more than 5% of public...
1 Article on this Issue

Snoqualmie Tribe

article Snoqualmie Indian Tribe opens Charitable Donations for 2020 (1/23/2020)
(Washington) -- Since January 1, 2020, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has been accepting applications for its Charitable Donations fund. The application cycle opened Jan. 1...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Contentious Jumbo Valley to become Indigenous protected area after feds provide $21M (1/18/2020)
(British Columbia) -- A First Nation has been given over $21 million to create an indigenous protected area in one of the most contentious valleys in British Columbia....
1 Article on this Issue

Rincon Tribe

article Fighting food insecurity (1/18/2020)
(California) -- Sure, the economy’s currently strong and unemployment levels are low — but the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (SDFB) continues to...
1 Article on this Issue

Nisqually Tribe

article Nisqually Tribes gives over $1.5 million dollars to local orgs. (1/11/2020)
(Washington) -- The Nisqually Tribe hosted a dinner and presentation to provide more than 170 area agencies and organizations over $1.5 million dollars in vital...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Salamanca schools receive $474K grant for Seneca youth program (1/11/2020)
(New York) -- The Salamanca City Central School District has received a $474,000 grant from the State Education Department for the My Brother’s Keeper Native...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article Northern Arapaho receives $4.75 million to improve recreation opportunities on reservation (1/10/2020)
(Wyoming) -- Better recreation options will be coming to the Wind River Reservation thanks to a multi-million dollar donation announced earlier this week. On Wednesday,...
1 Article on this Issue

Delaware Gaming

article Harrington Raceway and Casino gathers items for food bank (1/8/2020)
(Delaware) -- Approximately 14,000 canned goods were donated to the Food Bank of Delaware as a result of Harrington Raceway and Casino’s 6th annual Boxing Day...
1 Article on this Issue

Jamul Tribe

press release Jamul Casino® Celebrates 2019 as Year of Giving (1/7/2020)
(California) -- As Jamul Indian Village of California and Jamul Casino welcome 2020, they are excited to recap a successful philanthropy campaign for the fall of 2019....
1 Article on this Issue

Crown Ltd

article Packers, Crown donate extra $4 million for bushfire relief efforts (1/6/2020)
(Australia) -- Gaming billionaire James Packer's family and his casino company Crown Resorts have donated an extra $4 million to bushfire relief charities, on top of...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Gaming

article Navajo Gaming gives back to the community (1/6/2020)
(Arizona) -- Gaming team members give toys, turkeys and holiday cheer to an elementary school, children’s home and chapter houses across the Navajo Nation Twin...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Here’s what Pechanga poker and bingo players get when they donate food in January (1/6/2020)
(California) -- Throughout the month of January, poker and bingo players at Pechanga Resort Casino who bring food donations will receive extra perks. Pechanga is teaming...
1 Article on this Issue

Fort Mojave

article Season of giving: Hundreds helped with Christmas food, gifts (1/2/2020)
(Arizona) -- A host of charitable organizations, churches and others provided thousands of toys to hundreds of children plus food items to families and free Christmas...
1 Article on this Issue

Hopi Tribe

article The gift of coal for Hopi and Navajo families (1/1/2020)
(Arizona) -- Imagine actually wanting to get coal in your stocking this holiday season. Or rather a truck load of coal over cologne, perfume, jewelry or whatever it was...
1 Article on this Issue

Gun Lake

article Gun Lake Casino donates more than $53,000 to local charities (12/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- Gun Lake Casino has raised and contributed over $53,000 to five West Michigan counties this holiday season. While continuing the tradition of giving, the...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article BLOG: Seminole Casino Hotel Presents Guadalupe Center with $7,500 Check (12/28/2019)
(Florida) -- Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee presented Guadalupe Center with a check for $7,500, funds raised from the Nov. 2 Gin Blossoms concert at Seminole Casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Cow Creek Tribe

article Cow Creek Tribe helps out food pantries (12/27/2019)
(Washington) -- The Cow Creek Tribe of Umpqua Band of Indians recently handed over $36,000 to help feed the needy in Douglas County. Earlier this month, the Cow Creek...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Claremore Indian Hospital to host insurance fair (2/22/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Oklahoma will be at the Claremore Indian Hospital on March 5 to assist patients with signing up for free to low-cost health...
article Native American Tribes across New York State to receive federal funding for affordable housing (2/22/2020)
(New York) -- HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced more than $655 million in Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) to Native American Tribes in 38 States in an effort to...
article Three groups join roster of St. Paul organizations eligible for gambling proceeds (2/18/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Johnny Allen Jr. hopes a new influx of charitable gambling revenue from St. Paul will enable more city kids to go on camping trips and college tours....
article ‘Dreams do come true’ What UH students say about Hawai‘i Promise (2/9/2020)
(Hawaii) -- In 2018–19, the Hawaiʻi Promise program supported 1,378 University of Hawaiʻi community college students who were eligible for resident tuition and had...
article Yukon First Nations Wildfire leader 'very moved, very humbled' by $1M funding boost (2/8/2020)
(Yukon) -- It was a big enough deal to win an Arctic Inspiration Prize — but that was just the start. Yukon First Nations Wildfire ended up leaving the Arctic...
article Casino says it had $270 million economic impact in 2019 (2/7/2020)
(New York) -- The CEO of del Lago Resort & Casino said Thursday the facility that cost in the neighborhood of $440 million to build “has not met all benchmarks...
article Indigenous students the focus of new $50m ANU scholarship (2/7/2020)
(Australia) -- The vice-chancellor of the Australian National University, Professor Brian Schmidt, announced today a $50 million scholarship program and endowment for...
article Federal grant aids Washoe Tribe in economic planning (2/7/2020)
(Nevada) -- This past fall, under a dark, lightning-laced sky, members of the Washoe Tribe of California and Nevada began working with the USDA’s Rural Economic...
article Galaxy Entertainment Group donates MOP$25 million to help Hubei and Macau fight Coronavirus (2/3/2020)
(Macau) -- Galaxy Entertainment Group has announced that it has donated MOP$25 million to help Hubei Province and Macau fight the spread of the Coronavirus.The donation...
article UNCP wins grant to produce minority educators (2/1/2020)
(North Carolina) -- Underrepresented minorities hold only 10% of faculty positions in colleges and universities across the U.S., according to recent reports. But a new...
article Shared-use paths picked for funding help in seven South Dakota communities (2/1/2020)
(South Dakota) -- A state panel has chosen seven South Dakota communities to receive transportation alternatives funding this year. They’ll be added to the state...
article Rivers Casino pays out in volunteer time to local nonprofit in Allentown (1/28/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- When Kristee Cammack was thinking of a name for her nonprofit, her friend, Kim Young, suggested something that embodied Cammack.
article Why Bonnie Raitt Chose Charity Work Over Children (1/26/2020)
(USA) -- At the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, legendary singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt is taking the stage to introduce legendary singer/songwriter John Prine, this year...
article NSU Center for Tribal Studies receives funding for ag project (1/25/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Northeastern State University’s Center for Tribal Studies has received nearly $70,000 in funding through the Native American Agriculture Fund for its...
article State superintendent thanks tribes for investment in education (1/25/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma’s state superintendent of public instruction, Joy Hofmeister, thanked the state’s tribes for their contributions to the state’s...
article New Mexico Film Office announces new grant for Native American filmmakers (1/23/2020)
(New Mexico) -- A new grant offered by the New Mexico Film Office is designed to support Native American filmmakers in their quest to tell their stories on film. Todd...
article Protesters are told to bring cash to give money to Aboriginal groups during Australia Day protest (1/22/2020)
(Australia) -- Australia Day protesters have been urged to bring cash and cards to ‘pay the rent’ for the country during an ‘Invasion Day’ march...
article Hollywood Casino to donate nearly 1,400 pounds of items to Good Shepherd Food Bank (1/22/2020)
(Maine) -- Hollywood Casino is donating nearly 1,400 pounds of food to Good Shepherd Food Bank. The food comes from the holiday sculpture that was constructed around...
article Resorts World operators dole out campaign cash (1/18/2020)
(New York) -- The operators of Resorts World casinos in Sullivan County and Queens doled out $132,000 in campaign contributions last week to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Lt. Gov....
press release AskGamblers raises funds to support charity organisations dedicated to fighting childhood cancer (1/17/2020)
(Europe) -- A day before the AskGamblers Awards ceremony, AskGamblers held a charity auction where several renowned casino operators participated in raising funds for...

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