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NCN Welcomes Russ Seagle and Congratulates Natalie Charley on Board Service!

NCN Welcomes Russ Seagle as new Eastern Board Rep. and Congratulates Natalie Charley on Continuing Her Board Service! Washington, DC (April 20, 2021) – Today, the Native CDFI Network announced the reappointment of one existing and the addition of one new proven Native CDFI executive to its Board of Directors: Natalie Charley, Executive Director of […]

Annual Summit Sept. 14-15, 2021

Save the date! NCN Annual Policy & Capacity Building Summit will be held September 14-15, 2021. The event will take place in Washington, D.C. (but could go virtual, depending upon Covid-19 guidelines). Stay tuned for registration information. For information about this event, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact jbrossy@nativecdfi.net.

Growing Our Team – Programs Director

Join the NCN Team & Help Grow Native Economies. We have an opening for a Programs Director to be based remotely for at least the first quarter of 2021, then based in our Washington, D.C. office (dependent upon pandemic safety restrictions). Responsibilities include SBA program management and reporting as well as other grants management tasks. […]

Nominate Yourself & Peers for NCN Committees

Nominate yourself of a peer for the NCN Committees The Native CDFI Network seeks interested and committed members for our Data & Impact, Policy and Organizational Development Committees. Please use the link below to nominate you or a peer for the Committees. We look forward to hearing from you! Data & Impact Committee Nomination Form […]

Native CDFI Network Hosts First Virtual Annual Policy & Capacity Building Summit

Photo: Native CDFI Network Annual Policy Summit Attendees 2019; Credit Sam Levitan  PRESS RELEASE: Native CDFI Network Hosts First Virtual Annual Policy & Capacity Building Summit  Register Here! Washington, D.C., August 25, 2020 – The Native CDFI Network (NCN) is hosting their Annual Policy & Capacity Building Summit virtually for the first time this fall. […]

NCN Partners with Catholic Campaign for Human Development

For Immediate Release July 22, 2020 U.S. Bishops’ Subcommittee on The Catholic Campaign for Human Development Approves Strategic National Grant to provide vital support to Native CDFI Network Photo: Anti-Poverty Summit attendees, including several Native CDFI Network members including: Christopher Coburn of Mvskoke Loan Fund, Sean Winters of Chi Ishobak, Pete Upton of Native Loan […]

Survey Finds CDFIs Will Be harmed by COVID-19

Native CDFI Network survey finds vast majority of Native CDFIs will be harmed by Coronavirus-related economic downturn Washington, D.C. – The Native CDFI Network (NCN) announced the results of a survey of Native-serving community development financial institutions (CDFIs) today. The NCN survey found that the vast majority of Native CDFIs will be severely impacted by […]

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 […]