Left to right: Chrystel Cornelius, OWEESTA executive director; Tanya Fiddler, Native CDFI Network executive director; Annie Donovan, CDFI Fund director
ICTMN Staff
8/17/16
Leaders of the Native CDFI Network and the CDFI Fund are hosting the CDFI Empowerment Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota, today...
Mark Fogarty
10/22/15
A Native community development financial institution has tapped the bond market for $16 million, becoming the first Native CDFI to take part in a bond guarantee program run by the ...
Tanya Fiddler
ICTMN Staff
10/8/15
Tanya Fiddler (Cheyenne River Sioux), former head of Four Bands Community Fund , will now serve as the first-ever executive director of the Native CDFI Network ...
ICTMN Staff
1/7/15
The Lakota Federal Credit Union and its board of directors are celebrating another major milestone in the young credit union’s development: certification from the U.S...
ICTMN Staff
7/3/14
Native Finance Pioneer Gerald Sherman to focus on family, helping national network of Native CDFIs After nearly a decade serving as founding CEO, Gerald Sherman (Oglala Lakota) ann...
Christina Rose
2/4/14
More than 500 businesses were funded over the last 30 years by the Lakota Funds on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota...
ICTMN Staff
8/28/13
Native Communities in the United States face unique economic challenges that affect the availability of capital and credit for individuals and businesses...
Stephanie Woodard
6/27/13
“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 ...
Rob Capriccioso
5/18/12
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...
ICTMN Staff
4/6/12
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...

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