Applications Now Open for the First Peoples Fund's Artists in Business Leadership Fellowship

Through the Artists in Business Leadership and Cultural Capital Fellowships, First Peoples Fund partners with Native artists and culture bearers to strengthen their business skills and to ensure that art, culture and ancestral knowledge are passed from one generation to the next.

Twenty (20) to twenty-five (25) artists will be selected for the one-year fellowship programs. Fellows receive: a $5,000 – $10,000 project grant, technical support and professional training to start or grow an arts business and to further their important work in their communities.

Applicants must be an enrolled member or provide proof of lineal descendancy of a U.S. federally recognized tribe, a state recognized tribe, or be an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian.