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In an interview filmed during NWAF’s May 2019 board learning retreat in Seattle, Ventures staff shares how they foster entrepreneurship and small-business ownership among communities with few resources but unlimited potential.
In a video filmed during NWAF’s May 2019 board learning retreat in Seattle, five of the area’s grantees share firsthand how self-determination and culture help them thrive on their own terms.
Leaders from Native CDFIs and the investment community show how investments in Native CDFIs build economic and cultural wealth in Native communities.
Native community development financial institution (CDFI), Four Bands Community Fund, supports entrepreneurship utilizing a proven model for community-led change.
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.
Neighborhood Development Center supports microenterprise as a means to build ownership and income for low-income communities, especially in communities of color, where ownership opportunities have been profoundly limited.
Granite Equity Partners proves that private investments can serve community good in rural Minnesota.
TakeAction Minnesota gives low-wage workers a platform for speaking out about their challenges and working toward change.
Prepare + Prosper (P+P) launches FAIR — “Financial Access in Reach,” an innovative and far-reaching new program for underbanked individuals and families.
Noribachi, a leading custom manufacturer of controllable LED lighting, is committed to creating jobs, sharing ownership, and reinvesting in its employees.
The Tiwahe Foundation empowers American Indian individuals to make choices about what their community most needs.
Opportunity Link creates economic opportunities for North Central Montanans through interconnected programming that strengthens the local economy.
Neighborworks Umpqua creates opportunities for microenterprises and small-business enterprises that benefit Native and local communities in rural southwest Oregon.
Minnesota Asset Building Coalition is one of eight asset-building groups working as a cohort to improve financial capability policies at state and tribal levels.
First Peoples Fund focuses on enhancing the crucial role Native artists can play in supporting economic growth, as well as sustaining the culture, traditions and well-being of Native peoples.
First Peoples Fund emphasizes cultural values and entrepreneurial qualities in the journey from amateur artisan to professional culture bearer making a living off artwork.