The National Indian Youth Council, Inc. (NIYC) was founded
in 1961 in Gallup, New Mexico, it is the second oldest national
Indian organization and is Indian conceived, owned and operated.
NIYC has thousands of members worldwide.
NIYC's major funding sources include the Department of Labor,
Employment and Training Administration, Workforce Investment
Act, Title I: Section 166 - Division of Indian and Native
American Programs and private donations.
Additional funding involves fundraising, direct mail, and
NIYC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, which supports
various projects for Native Americans locally and nationally.