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Business Incubator to Boost Entrepreneurship on Pine Ridge
More than 500 businesses were funded over the last 30 years by the Lakota Funds on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota...
CDFI Fund Studies Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities
Native Communities in the United States face unique economic challenges that affect the availability of capital and credit for individuals and businesses...
Hatching Economic Development: A New Business Incubator for Crow Creek
“I want to develop my breakfast-burrito business into a restaurant,” said Lisa Lengkeek, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and 2013 winner of the South Dakota Indian Business ...
Indian Financial Action Program Featured at White House
Tanya Fiddler A Native American perspective was presented during the White House’s first-ever Summit on Financial Capability and Empowerment , held May 10 in Washington, D.C...
CDFI Lakota Funds Selected to Participate in Starbucks Foundation Grant Program
Lakota Funds , a Native community development financial institution (CDFI) based on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, was selected to be one of 124 non-profit organizatio...
Indian CDFIs Are Booming
SANDIA RESERVATION, New Mexico— American Indian community development financial institutions (CDFIs) are booming, with 70 Native CDFIs now certified by the Treasury Department, 14 ...
Oweesta Names New Associate Director of Contracts and Quality Control
First Nations Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta) recently announced its appointment of Chrystel Cornelius to serve as its new associate director of contracts and quality control...
Tanya Fiddler Talks Economic Development at Clinton Global Initiative
Tanya Fiddler (Cheyenne Sioux), executive director of Four Bands Community Fund , a native community development financial institution (CDFI) in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, shared i...
Oweesta Announces Three Certified Native CDFIs
First Nations Oweesta Corporation , the Longmont, Colorado- and Rapid City, South Dakota-based company that works to develop native assets at a local level, recently announced thre...
ILCC Enhances the 'Circle of Indigenous Lending'
Indian Land Capital Company (ILCC) plans to raise $4 million this year to create a $100 million investment fund from tribal sources for Indian Country over the next decade, the fir...
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