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November 20, 2017 | Native American Development Corporation: Finding opportunities to link tribes with funding that puts them on the map
The Native American Development Corporation (NADC) has a long, successful history of...
November 10, 2017 | Announcing a $5M Collaboration to Bridge Investors and Native Communities Through Native CDFIs!
Today, we’re thrilled to announce a $5 million funding collaboration between the...
October 27, 2017 | Northwest Native Development Fund: A Winning Partnership with a National Bank Helps Grow Prosperity in Indian Country
The Northwest Native Development Fund (NNDF) supports small, Native-owned businesses on...
September 26, 2017 | Oweesta Executive Director Chrystel Cornelius on Why We’ve Teamed Up to Fund Scholarships for Native CDFIs This Week
We support Native CDFIs because they’re dynamic, trusted partners for opportunity. We’ve...
September 21, 2017 | Standing with Native CDFIs to Advance Economic and Cultural Prosperity at the OFN Conference Sept. 26–28!
We’re also partnering with First Nations Oweesta Corporation at the pre-conference...
Native American Development Corporation (NADC), a Montana-based community development financial institution (CDFI), assists the Little Shell Tribe on their journey for recognition and resources.
See how Northwest Native Development Fund’s (NNDF) partnership with a national bank is growing Native entrepreneurship and supporting communities.
Native CDFI Network (NCN), a national association of Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs), unites voices for change in Native communities.
Tools & Info
This brief aims to educate policymakers on the vital work that Native CDFIs are doing to empower Native communities by expanding access to capital, financial services, and products.
Chapter Two (pages 13–24) of this report from the Native Nations Institute discusses the distinctive successes and evolving opportunities for Native CDFIs.
The emergence of Native CDFIs in the NWAF eight-state region are discussed in pages 16–18 of this report from the First Nations Development Institute.
A tool for how to evaluate and adjust business models of CDFIs from a Carsey Institute report for the CDFI Fund of the U.S. Department of Treasury.
This report, “The Growth and Performance of the Native CDFI Loan Fund Sector, 2001–12,” aims to contribute to the CDFI Fund’s efforts to build the capacity of Native CDFIs and to help increase recognition of the scale, scope, and impact of the Native CDFI industry.
This presentation, prepared by the First Nations Oweesta Corporation, discusses the purpose and structure of a Native CDFI. The presentation also includes profiles of existing Native CDFIs.
This document, created by the Native Financial Education Coalition, provides six key messages to guide tribal leaders as they speak with their communities about the importance of financial education and the role of the Native CDFI.