Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours is a proud affiliate of The Dan Begay Foundation for Excellence. The Foundation is a non-profit organization that was created to provide scholarships and grants to members of the Navajo Community for a variety of purposes, including higher education, business development, emergency needs, and athletic pursuits. It was launched by Jancee Etsitty and Eddie White — two members of the Navajo Nation — on April 16, 2020. Keep reading to learn more about this important Foundation and its impact on the Navajo community.
The Dan Begay Foundation for Excellence was named after co-founder Jancee Etsitty’s grandfather, Dan Begay. Etsitty serves as the Executive Director of the Foundation, while Eddie White serves as its Chairman. Begay was a horseman, rancher, family man, and prominent, respected member of the Navajo community throughout the 20th century. The founders of the Foundation created it in his honor, with the intention of improving the future of the Navajo people through financial funding for a wide variety of needs.
There are a range of financial programs that members of the Navajo Nation can apply for to meet their diverse challenges and needs. Here are the details you should know about each one:
Please remember that only members of the Navajo Nation may receive funding from the Dan Begay Foundation for Excellence. To ensure that funding goes to eligible individuals, proof of eligibility will be required to apply. A simple online portal at www.dbfe.org allows those seeking a grant or scholarship to apply in just minutes and allows for a streamlined administrative process.
Would you like to learn more about the Dan Begay Foundation for Excellence? Visit www.dbfe.org today to read about its history, its grant and scholarship requirements, and more.