NIEA relies on the generous support of donors like you. Whether you’re an educator, a student, or invested in increasing educational opportunities for Native students, NIEA members  help advocate for better policies. Your  contribution will help us continue to be effective advocates, train educators that work with Native students, and close the achievement gap.

The National Indian Education Association is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Federal Employer Identification Number 41-0976048. Your donation may be eligible for a federal and/or state charitable contribution tax credit. Consult your tax advisor for details. NIEA operates in accordance with the National Society of Fund Raising Executives’ Donor’s Bill of Rights. If you have any questions about your donation, please contact NIEA.



Designate your local United Way annual campaign contribution to NIEA as part of your annual giving. Cash, check, and one-time credit card donations to United Ways are usually passed to your designated nonprofit within 60 days. Payroll deduction donations are paid by United Way to your designated nonprofit as they are received. Some United Ways require a minimum $100 donation to make a designation and some charge a 5-15% processing fee. Check with your local United Way for details.

Shop online. GoodShop is an Internet shopping portal that donates a percentage of almost every purchase from over 2,500 stores to a nonprofit of your choice. Amazon Smile also allows you to donate to a nonprofit, NIEA can receive up to 5% of your Amazon purchase at no extra cost to you.  To facilitate Amazon Smile donations on your own computer, you can add a Smilematic browser extension that will automatically redirect you to Amazon Smile whenever you shop at Amazon!   The link is HERE.

Redeem credit card points. Donate your unused credit card points to NIEA. Both American Express and Citi Card offer this program. Many other credit card companies offer prepaid credit cards, charitable gifts, or cash rewards which you may also donate to NIEA.

Donate airline and hotel miles. Although airlines and hotels do not have specific programs that allow flyers to donate miles to an organization, most airlines allow people to use their frequent flyer miles to buy tickets or office items for other people. Consider using your miles to buy tickets or office items for NIEA.