Funders

Bank of America Charitable Foundation approaches giving through a national strategy called "neighborhood excellence." To deliver on this strategy, they partner with local leaders and stakeholders to identify and meet the most pressing needs of individual communities. By building nonprofit capacity, investing in leadership development and increasing wide access to nonprofit services and programs, they create opportunities for the long-term success of the communities served. The Bank of America Charitable Foundation funds broadly across a range of identified community priority areas with an emphasis on unrestricted operating support — they understand how they fund is as important as what is funded. Some important themes that enhance Bank of America's philanthropy include leadership (a critical component of success in every community), heritage (celebrating and preserving the ideals of past visionaries and Bank of America's role in the heritage of the nation), and access and diversity (recognizing the rich cultures, traditions and diversity which contribute to our nation). In 2010, funding focus areas include Community Development/Neighborhood Preservation, Health and Human Services, Education, and Arts and Culture.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development is an agency of the federal government of the United States within the US Department of the Interior. It is responsible for the administration and management of 55,700,000 acres (225,000 km2) of land held in trust by the United States for Native Americans in the United States, Native American Tribes and Alaska Natives. BIA has directly funded 7 tribes to participate in NNI outreach.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society. Grants are concentrated in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and southern Africa. For further information, please visit the Foundation's website at

San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians Support a Governance Analysis for Native Nations (GANN) for selected tribels as well as other NNI outreach and educational services.

Southern California Edison An Edison International Company is a valued member of the community for more than 125 years. As neighborhoods grew, new businesses opened and schools were built, Edison International stood alongside as a proud partner. Now, in the 21st century, they aim to continue the tradition of helping our communities grow and thrive. A proud tradition of offering a hand up has evolved as their communities continue to grow. In an effort to remain a collaborative partner to the community, they have expanded their focus to include four areas where they aim to make the strongest impact. They stand in partnership with their communities and want to bring value through employee engagement and corporate support. As a result, they have chosen to invest in Education, Environment, Civic and Public Safety/Preparedness.


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