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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation donates to Tahlequah PD (4/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Tahlequah City Council recently approved a donation of $15,000 to the Tahlequah Police Department for the use of law enforcement equipment and its...
article Cherokee Nation Gives More Than $14K to Kansas Public Schools (4/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation donated $14,000 to Kansas Public Schools in Delaware County to help with the construction of an indoor hitting facility for the school...
article CN Tribal Council donates $5,000 to Locust Grove Police Department (4/5/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation District 15 Tribal Councilor Janees Taylor on Wednesday donated $5,000 to the Locust Grove Police Department. According to LGPD Chief Bryan...
article CN awards $5.1 million to 107 school districts (3/28/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation awarded $5.1 million dollars to 107 public school districts from the tribe's 14-county jurisdiction during its annual Public School...
article Tribe Donates Millions To Schools (3/25/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation gave a record $5 million to 107 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day Friday, providing a...
article Tribal Council authorizes the donation of vehicles to three law enforcement (2/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council unanimously passed three resolutions authorizing the Marshal Service to donate a surplus vehicle to three law...
article Cherokee Nation donates $10K to Rogers County bicycle trail (12/30/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation recently donated $10,000 to the Rogers County bicycle trail project. The $10,000 donation will help with the consultant fee for the...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

press release Pechanga Resort offers $40,000 toward feeding hungry students (4/20/2017)
(California) -- Spring cleaning at Pechanga Resort & Casino washed up $40,000 that will go toward food for Riverside County children without enough to eat.
article Pechanga Poker Room Helps Local Pantry Feed the Homeless (3/1/2017)
(California) -- There are millions of homeless people around the country starving. The Pechanga poker room in Temecula, California has played a small, yet significant,...
article Pechanga Poker restocks more than 1,000 pounds of food for Temecula Food Pantry (2/27/2017)
(California) -- The Temecula Pantry servicing low income families and individuals experiencing homelessness received a huge infusion of help from Pechanga Resort &...
article Pechanga donates to Marines for ‘Toys for Tots’ (12/26/2016)
(California) -- Pechanga Development Corporation continued their eight-year tradition of donating to the “Toys for Tots” toy drive by presenting a $5,000...
article Children and families from the Inland Empire enjoy Holiday of Hope at Pechanga (12/23/2016)
(California) -- The holidays came two weeks early for some of the most disadvantaged children and families in Southern California. Pechanga welcomed hundreds of children...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Funding increased for Solvang fire station extension (4/18/2017)
(California) -- The cost for extending one bay of the fire station adjacent to Solvang City Hall increased by just over $10,000, and with nearly $10,000 in additional...
article Chumash Casino CEO’s toy drive benefits People Helping People (12/24/2016)
(California) -- Chumash Casino Resort Chief Executive Officer Holly Gagnon last week hosted a toy drive during a holiday mixer at Root 246 to benefit People Helping...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Redskins

article Donations to tribes by Washington Redskins foundation plummet in second year, records show (4/16/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- he foundation Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder created to support Native Americans gave away less than half the money in its second year that...
1 Article on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Foxboro gets funds for crime statistics (4/15/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The state Gaming Commission has awarded $1,180 to Foxboro to make its computerized crime statistics accessible to a consultant who analysizes casino-...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Charity golf tournament heading to Foxwoods in August (4/11/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The fifth annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic golf tournament will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino August 6-8. Osborne announced the new venue...
article Mashantuckets’ 2016 fundraising campaign raised more than $140,000 (1/16/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the tribe-owned Foxwoods Resort Casino raised more than $140,000 during the tribe’s 2016 fundraising campaign,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Strip Casinos Help Fund UNLV Hospitality Program Building, Investing in Future Employees (4/10/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- UNLV is nearing completion on its $59 million, 93,500-square foot Hospitality Hall. The massive investment is partially made possible thanks to several...
1 Article on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Increases Native American Nutrition Campaign to $10 Million (4/4/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) announced today that it is committing an additional $5 million in new funding over the next two years to...
article Shakopee tribe donates $4M to American Indian causes (2/18/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) last week pledged to donate more than $4 million for American Indian causes in Minnesota and throughout...
press release Shakopee Tribe Donates $100,000 to "Reclaiming Native Truth" Project (2/10/2017)
(Colorado) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) announced today a $100,000 donation to the Reclaiming Native Truth project that is co-managed by First...
article Tribe donates $4 million to Native American causes nationwide (2/10/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) on Thursday announced a package of donations totaling more than $4 million for Native American causes in...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

press release Tribal Leaders Charity Slot Tournament Supports Spirit of Sovereignty at (3/29/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Kaylie Trottier works two jobs and drives 100 miles round trip to attend Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. The mother...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Senecas Halt Payments to New York (3/27/2017)
(New York) -- The gravy train is over for New York state, says Todd Gates, the recently elected president of the Seneca Nation. For the past 14 years, the tribe has paid...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Jason Taylor goes all in for charity with Hard Rock poker tournament (3/24/2017)
(Florida) -- Jason Taylor, the Miami Dolphins’ legendary defensive end and recent inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will host a poker fundraiser March...
1 Article on this Issue

Jamul Casino

article Jamul Indian Village provides 2 fire trucks to San Diego County (3/22/2017)
(California) -- Leaders of the Jamul Indian Tribal Council will deliver two new fire trucks to the San Diego County Fire Authority on Wednesday. The new $1 million...
article Jamul to deliver new fire trucks to San Diego, helping improve regional fire safety (3/21/2017)
(California) -- Leading up to what could be a busy fire season in San Diego County, the Jamul Indian Village will officially hand over the keys and deliver a new $1...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nottawaseppi Huron

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel gives $22.5 million dollars to community and state (3/22/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich., announced today that it has established...
article Emmett gets $323,000 in first round of casino payouts (3/17/2017)
(Michigan) -- Emmett Township will receive funding in advance to pay for sewer work, but its request for casino money was drastically reduced Friday.
article FireKeepers raises annual local, state payments (3/10/2017)
(Michigan) -- The owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel have again increased their annual multimillion-dollar payment to the state and local governments and schools.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Dauphin County fears latest gaming grants will be the last (3/1/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A midstate county that has distributed millions of dollars to municipalities every year to pay for capital projects is concerned its funding stream...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Fantasy sports league donates funds to charitable causes (2/18/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mike Regula, 25, has faced season after season of defeat. He opened one 0-10. Another fell flat after week 11.
article How a crazy tech 'university' and fantasy sports saved this former pro football player (1/15/2017)
(Indiana) -- Mike Brown's short-lived time in the NFL made him grateful for one thing: that his mom made him keep his grades up in order to play sports. Thanks to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Missing Women Crisis

article Victoria show starring developmentally disabled actors gets $120K grant (2/11/2017)
(British Columbia) -- A new opera about B.C.’s missing aboriginal women and a variety show starring performers with developmental disabilities are among Victoria...
1 Article on this Issue

Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article Tribe gives donations (2/7/2017)
(Michigan) -- After being briefed about the declining health of one of its healers Saturday, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council agreed to give the man...
article KBIC casino funds being used wisely in community (1/10/2017)
(Michigan) -- A pair of drowning deaths last summer in choppy Lake Superior waters off the Little Presque Isle recreational site north of the city of Marquette left the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Bears Ears

article Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1.5 million to Bears Ears’ Fund (2/5/2017)
(Utah) -- "We'll use these philanthropic funds to continue our tradition of preparing for the next seven generations and to protect this treasure for all...
1 Article on this Issue

Choctaw Tribe

article Choctaw gives $95,000 check (1/27/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Choctaw Nation has helped the Susan G. Komen Foundation move closer to finding a cure for breast cancer. To date, the Choctaw Nation has donated just...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Emergency funding OK'd for tribal department (1/22/2017)
(New Mexico) -- A bill passed by the Navajo Nation Council to provide funding for services under the tribe's Department of Family Services has been signed by...
1 Article on this Issue

Suicide

article Indigenous Suicide: Struggling Communities Will receive $10 Million Funding (1/22/2017)
(Australia) -- In order to prevent Indigenous suicides the Government begins to roll it out across Australia by giving a community based support service. Indigenous...
1 Article on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Officials pleased initial state budget includes gaming revenue for Madison County (1/20/2017)
(New York) -- After a tumultuous process, Madison County appears poised to receive compensation as a host county to the Oneida Indian Nation’s Yellowbrick Road...
1 Article on this Issue

Charity Gaming

article Minneapolis Might Stop Charitable Gambling Money from Leaving the State (1/16/2017)
(Minnesota) -- A Minneapolis City Council Member will soon introduce an amendment to the city's charitable gaming regulations that would require donated money to...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article Pokerstars casino player hits the mega jackpot, not once, but twice (1/15/2017)
(Bermuda) -- A lucky man from Bermuda has banished his January blues by hitting the jackpot on slot game Winstar for a major PokerStars Casino winning moment, pocketing...
1 Article on this Issue

Paskenta Tribe

article New Fire Rescue Squad Vehicle Arrives in Corning Thanks to Tribal Grant (1/11/2017)
(California) -- Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indian Tribal Council Members cut the ribbon as volunteer fire fighters drove their new fire rescue squad home to Fire Station...
article Tehama Co. volunteer fire station gets new rescue vehicle (1/10/2017)
(California) -- The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians granted Cal Fire with $125,000 for a new rescue squad vehicle. "Anytime we can make a contribution that will...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Colin Kaepernick just took a bold stand to help the people of Standing Rock (1/9/2017)
(California) -- San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is starting 2017 off by making good on his 2016 pledge to use both his fame and his finances to support...
article Colin Kaepernick Donates $50,000 to Standing Rock Health Clinic (1/8/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Following San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest last year standing against the national anthem in the pursuit of racial...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

St. Regis Mohawk

article Akwesasne Mohawk Casino donates 499 toys to local organizations and families (12/22/2016)
(New York) -- Through donations from casino customers and employees, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino gave 499 toys to local organizations and families in need. Casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Kenosha Casino

article A commitment to community and kids (12/21/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- Simmons Field, the Boys & Girls Club, the Kenosha Unified School Board. These were just some of the community institutions that benefited from Eric...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Peter Buffett Talks Creativity, Music, Philanthropy, And Life With Dad Warren Buffett (4/25/2017)
(USA) -- Each year Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor and co-creator of the Giving Pledge, auctions off for charity a one-on-one lunch. In 2016, a meal with the...
article The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women Receives $250K from Grants (4/23/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) has received $250,000 in competitive grants from Verizon Wireless HopeLine, a Pueblo of...
article ICMN’s Cierra Fields Receives $10,000 Make Sense Foundation Scholarship (4/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The non-profit Make Sense Foundation recently awarded $100,000 in scholarships to deserving young women who are college bound in the fall of 2017. Among...
article More than 120 totes full of donations take off from Tilbury to northern reserve Neskantaga (4/22/2017)
(Ontario) -- It took a long chain of students, a charitable organization and a giving community, but more than 100 totes full of supplies destined for a remote First...
article Casino’s 5K benefits 3 nonprofits (4/15/2017)
(Arizona) -- Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino’s third annual 5K Poker Run race drew 326 participants to the course around the fields south of the casino. Casey Keys,...
article LETTER: Lottery tuition assistance critical to workforce (4/15/2017)
(South Carolina) -- Developing South Carolina’s workforce is a vital part of what the 16 technical colleges of the S.C. Technical College System do daily. To...
press release Southern Ute Indian Tribe and Sky Ute Casino Resort to host the 18th annual Non-Profit Money Booth (4/15/2017)
(Colorado) -- Fifteen nonprofit organizations from La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties will compete for their share of over $20,000 on May 18 at Sky Ute Casino...
article Tilbury, Ont. school overwhelmed with donations for northern reserve Neskantaga (4/14/2017)
(Ontario) -- A southern Ontario school was overwhelmed with an outpouring of donations after word spread about a campaign to help out a remote First Nation reserve that...
article Soboba Foundation tees off for charities (4/14/2017)
(California) -- The fifth annual Soboba Foundation & Soboba Casino Charity Golf Tournament provided $70,000 to seven local nonprofits chosen as beneficiaries earlier...
article Quilt show at Meadows Casino (4/10/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Three Rivers Quilters Guild will hold its 2017 quilt show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 28 and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April...
article Gaming profits of more than $3 million benefit Quinault Tribal youth programs (3/29/2017)
(Washington) -- More than $3 million in gaming profits collected over the past several years have been allocated by the Quinault Indian Nation’s business council...
article Wildhorse Foundation surpasses $10 million in giving (3/25/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Wildhorse Foundation recently announced it had surpassed $10 million in total giving, which it distributes through quarterly allocations. George Murdock...
article New York-New York Hotel & Casino Hosts Star-Studded St. Baldrick’s Day Head-Shaving Today (3/11/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- For the eighth consecutive year, New York-New York Hotel & Casino will join the fight against childhood cancer and host its annual St. Baldrick’...
article Rancheria donates for siren system (3/10/2017)
(California) -- Earlier this month the Middletown Rancheria Tribal Council unanimously voted to pledge $10,000 to The South Lake County Fire Protection District towards...
article Coquille Tribal grants top $360,000 (2/28/2017)
(Oregon) -- Forty-four community organizations collected nearly $362,000 on Friday from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund, in the Coos Bay area’s biggest annual...
article Indian Colony hands half a million to Washoe County schools (2/28/2017)
(Nevada) -- The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (RSIC) commemorated its first revenue-sharing payment Tuesday with the Washoe County School District. “We are proud to...
article Sycuan Donates to Challenged Athletes Foundation (2/27/2017)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino presented a $50,000 check to Bill Walton on behalf of the Challenged Athletes Foundation on Feb. 19. The donation is part of the casino...
article Funding offered by Yolo’s Indian Gaming Committee (2/27/2017)
(California) -- The Yolo Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee awards grants to local government jurisdictions within Yolo County to mitigate casino impacts....
article Casino donates to Payson, Star Valley (2/24/2017)
(Arizona) -- The Tonto Apache Tribe this month donated $20,000 to the Town of Payson and $4,500 to the Town of Star Valley. Mazatzal Hotel & Casino General Manager...
article Bill Walton Accepts a $50,000 Donation from Sycuan Casino on Behalf of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (2/22/2017)
(California) -- On Sunday, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton accepted a $50,000 check from Sycuan Casino on behalf of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). The donation...

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