Honoring the Past | Building the Future


The Heritage Campaign builds on the proud traditions of the Yavapai Nation. Calling on the strength of our past and the resolve of the present, this fundraising campaign is designed to help build a strong, prosperous future for our tribe, and all individual members.

The Yavapai Indian Foundation’s objectives, detailed below, both honor our past and build a stable future for the generations to come.

Preservation of Yavapai Heritage & Culture

We will support projects and programs that strengthen our culture, that honor all facets of our heritage, and preserve Yavapai ways for future generations.

  • Programs that reinforce and instill traditional Yavapai family values.
  • Programs and facilities that maintain, teach, and support Yavapai native culture and heritage; including language, dress, ceremonies, art, dance, and general history.
Health & Well-Being

We will support activities and programs that promote healthy lifestyles.

  • Youth activities and sports programs.
  • Wellness programs to support all ages, including exercise classes and facilities.
  • Healthy living programs to support healthy nutrition, anti-obesity, diabetes control, blood pressure, and heart support.
  • Programs, training and support to combat substance abuse.
Senior Adult Care & Aging-In-Place Support

We will respect our proud tradition of caring for the elders by bringing needed senior services and assistance options to Fort McDowell.

  • Independent, “stay-at-home” senior services together with general family support to assist with home-based elder care.
  • Facilities and program support to enable on-reservation care for assisted living and skilled nursing needs.
Community Education & Training Programs

We will support programs that enhance student academic success, increase employability and promote community sustainability.

  • Job and skills training programs.
  • Tribal and community workforce development.

 Support for local schools, mentoring, tutoring, and other curriculum assistance.

Support the Yavapai
Indian Foundation

The goal of our Heritage Campaign is to preserve the legacy of our ancestors and create a strong foundation upon which our children, and their children, can build a better future. This is a call to action for all who will help pass our proud culture on to our descendents.

Let’s Build the Future Together

There are three ways you can help us meet our objectives. Commit to a recurring pledge each month, make a major donation, or become a corporate sponsor. You can also volunteer.

Help us Fulfill the Yavapai Promise

A recurring monthly pledge, large or small, will help us to sustain our programs and create a productive, dynamic future for our community.

Make a Major Donation

Major donations can have a major impact on our foundation and our community. There are seven donation levels.

  • Yavapai – $250,000+
  • Seventh Generation – $100,000
  • Heritage Level – $50,000
  • Cultural Level – $25,000
  • Community Level – $10,000
  • Sustainability Level – $5,000
  • FMYN Family – $1,000


Or you can mail your donation, together with our downloadable donation form to:
Yavapai Indian Foundation, PO Box 18910, Fountain Hills, AZ 85269.

Please remember that all donations are tax deductible. The Yavapai Indian Foundation is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization, tax id # 26-1472753.

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Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in the Yavapai Indian Foundation. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or inquiries.


P.O. Box 18910, Fountain Hills, AZ 85269