Treasurer Chief Malerba Joined Native CDFI Network Policy and Capacity Building Summit to Discuss Expanding Economic Opportunity in Tribal Communities

U.S. Treasurer Chief Lynn Malerba delivered remarks and participated in a panel discussion at the 2023 Native CDFI Network Policy and Capacity Building Summit on expanding economic opportunity in Tribal communities.

Native CDFI Leech Lake Financial Services, Inc. Receives Social and Economic Development Strategies Grant from ANA

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families has awarded $9 million to 32 Native American Tribes and Native organizations to help improve the social and economic well-beingin their communities. 

NCNs CEO Pete Upton Presents at the Tribal Business News Great Lakes Tribal Summit  

Under the theme “Native CDFIs | Funding Native Housing, Tribal Economies,” Upton passionately conveyed the pivotal role that Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are playing in supporting Native homeownership, empowering Indigenous small businesses, and fueling community development initiatives within Indian Country.

NCN Live: Input Needed on CDFI/NACA FY 2023-2025 Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance Applications

On May 2nd at 2 p.m. ET, NCN hosts Treasury’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Economic Development (OCED) Noel Andrés Poyo and Lisa Wagner of Bluestem Consulting. Part I: Noel Poyo will share information about Treasury’s work related to Native CDFIs and Native communities. He will then remain on the webinar to listen to a…

More Than 60 Native CDFIs, Prominent National Organizations Sign on to NCN Letter Requesting $50 Million for NACA Program

The Native CDFI Network (NCN) sent a letter to Congressional leadership requesting a $50 million appropriation for the CDFI Fund’s Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program for FY 2024. Featuring a total of 65 organizational co-signatories, the letter requests this increased funding amount for FY 2024 based on the considerable unmet capital needs of Native…

NCN Invites Native CDFIs and Other Key Stakeholder Organizations to Join Letter Requesting $50 Million from Congress for NACA Program for FY 2024

The Native CDFI Network (NCN) invites all Native CDFIs and other key Indian Country stakeholder organizations to join its letter formally requesting that Congress appropriate $50 million for the Native American CDFI Assistance Program for Fiscal Year 2024. NCN is requested this increased funding amount for FY 2024 based on the considerable unmet capital needs of…

NCN News for April 17, 2023

Native CDFIs Receive $47.5 Million Capital Infusion Through CDFI Fund’s Equitable Recovery Program Last week, the Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund announced awards totaling $1.7 billion to more than 600 Treasury-certified CDFIs through its Equitable Recovery Program (ERP), the largest grant program in the agency’s history. The long-awaited announcement included welcome news for Indian…