Native FORGE kicks-off first entrepreneurial cohort in partnership with San Carlos Apache Tribe

Small business incubator Native FORGE has launched its first cohort in partnership with the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona. An initiative of the University of Arizona, Native FORGE focuses on serving the specific needs of Native entrepreneurs in the state. For each year-long cohort, the incubator will target its efforts to entrepreneurs from a single tribe. 

Treasury Announces $5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credit Awards to Revitalize Low-Income and Distressed Communities

Baltimore, MD – Treasurer of the United States Chief Lynn Malerba, joined by U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Representative Kweisi Mfume, and Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) Director Jodie Harris, today announced more than $5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards nationwide.

CDFI Fund Announces FY 2022 CDFI Program and NACA Program Technical Assistance Awards

The CDFI Fund announced that 218 organizations received $27.57 million in Technical Assistance awards to build their capacity to provide services to low-income and underserved people and communities across America. NCN has been awarded $150,000 from the NACA Program for Technical Assistance.

Plains Regional Native CDFI Coalition Among 21 Winners of $1 Billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Funded by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and administered by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), the Regional Challenge provides each award winner funding to rebuild regional economies, promote inclusive and equitable recovery