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Native CDFIs Hold Successful Summit in Washington

NCN Chairman Pete Upton, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, NCN Policy Chairwoman Robin Danner during a meeting at the Summit.

Washington, D.C. – This past week, the Native CDFI Network (NCN) hosted their 2019 Policy Summit at the National Indian Gaming Association building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The event was well attended by NCN members from the 65 Treasury certified CDFIs and 15 emerging CDFIs across the country. “It was great to see […]

Native financial institutions to hold policy summit in Washington D.C. November 19-21

Native American-serving community development financial institutions to set policy priorities and then meet directly with Congress News Release Native CDFI Network The Native CDFI Network (NCN) will hold the first annual Policy Summit this week in Washington, D.C., on November 19-21. At the Summit, Native American-serving community development financial institutions (NCDFIs) will set policy priorities […]

Native CDFI Network | NCN Policy Summit – November 19-21

The Native CDFI Network Board of Directors would like to invite you to the NCN Policy Summit in Washington, DC November 19-21. This summit is organized by the NCN Board of Directors to identify the annual policy priorities that advance the Native CDFI industry and promotes growth, prosperity, and economic impact in Indian Country.  The […]

NCN UPDATED RFI for Accounting Services

Update Request for Information for Nonprofit Bookkeeping/Accounting Services The Native CDFI Network (NCN) is requesting information from firms to provide qualifications for providing bookkeeping and accounting services.  Interested parties are invited to submit a proposal to the point of contact indicated below by Thursday, June 27, 2019. Background on Native CDFI Network The Native CDFI Network […]

Policy Committee Formed to Increase Access to Capital in Indian Country

February 25, 2019 The Native CDFI Network has announced our 2019 Policy Committee, which will formalize our advocacy efforts and serve as a vehicle to empower our members in policy dialogues. The committee will be led by Robin Danner (Hawaiian), a member of the Network’s Board of Directors and also the Chief Executive Officer of […]

Native CDFI Network Welcomes New Board Members

January 30, 2019 We are excited to announce two new board members, growing our governing body to nine seats. Our newly-elected members are Christopher Coburn (Muscogee Creek), the Chief Executive Officer of Mvskoke Loan Fund in Oklahoma, and Robin Danner (Hawaiian), the Chief Executive Officer of Homestead Community Development Corporation in Hawaii. “Both Robin and […]

Tanya Fiddler Discusses Economic Parity in Native Communities on Power Station

November 25, 2018 While in Washington DC for our Annual Conference and Advocacy Day, Native CDFI Network’s Executive Director, Tanya Fiddler, was interviewed by Power Station. During the interview Tanya expertly explained what Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) are, how they are transforming Native communities, and why they are so important in creating pathways […]

NCN Announces RFP for Leadership Program Mini Grants

NCN Leadership Program 2017 – 2018 Mini Grant Request for Proposals The Native CDFI Network (NCN) invites NCN Native CDFI Members to apply for a limited number of mini grants to support the development of core Native CDFI skills that include, but are not limited to, the following: Financial Management Fundraising Marketing & Communications Community […]