Membership Benefits and Policies

The Native CDFI Network has two membership levels: the Network Member and the Affiliate Member. Each membership level plays a unique and vital role in growing the Network, strengthening the Native CDFI industry, and informing policy that is supportive of Native economic development strategies.

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Network Member

Eligibility Requirements

  • Is a certified or emerging Native CDFI.
  • Supports the Native CDFI Network’s mission to be a national voice and advocate that strengthens and promotes Native CDFIs creating access to capital and resources for Native peoples.
  • Commits to participating in the Network’s data collection initiatives.
  • Willing to promote the work of the Network through use of own connections or through other networks.

Member Benefits

  • Ability to collectively decide the future of the Native CDFI Network by voting in the Network’s elections and joining working committees.
  • Use of Native CDFI Network member logo on website or other marketing/promotional materials.
  • Connect with and learn from other members through peer-to-peer learning activities during bi-monthly webinars.
  • Subscription to periodic email alerts regarding industry events or policy issues.
  • Receive Action Alerts via email that outline how potential actions can influence policy decisions.
  • Significantly discounted registration to the Native CDFI Network’s annual member gathering.
  • Access to research reports or data collected by the Network.
  • Access to Native CDFI Network member profiles.
  • Able to submit your organization’s news stories for potential inclusion in the Network’s quarterly newsletter, website, or social media outlets.
  • Access to tools and support in achieving your organization’s policy agenda.
  • Access to membership portal on the Native CDFI Network website.
Affiliate Member

Eligibility Requirements

  • Supports the Native CDFI Network’s mission to be a national voice and advocate that strengthens and promotes Native CDFIs creating access to capital and resources for Native peoples.
  • Commits to participating in the Network’s data collection initiatives.
  • Willing to promote the work of the Network through use of own connections or through other networks.

Member Benefits

  • Gain visibility within the Native CDFI industry.
  • Discounted sponsorship opportunities for the Native CDFI Network’s newsletter, bi-monthly meetings, or other events.
  • Use of Native CDFI Network member logo on website or other marketing/promotional materials.
  • Subscription to periodic email alerts regarding industry events or policy issues.
  • Receive Action Alerts via email that outline how potential actions can influence policy decisions.
  • Discounted registration to the Native CDFI Network’s annual member gathering.
  • Opportunity to join a working committee.
  • Access to research reports or data collected by the Network.
  • Access to Native CDFI Network member profiles.
  • Access to membership portal on the Native CDFI Network website.
Annual Membership Dues

Network Member

  • Local or Regional Native CDFI  $275
  • National Native CDFI or Intermediary  $550

Affiliate Member

  • Single Member $55
  • Local or Regional Non-Profit Organization  $275
  • National Non-Profit Organization $550
  • For-Profit Entity (revenues less than $1 million) $275
  • For-Profit Entity (revenues $1 million or more) $550
  • Local, State, Tribal, or Federal Government Entity $750

Membership Terms
Membership dues are based on an annual flat rate as described above. Memberships can be processed at any point during the year at current rates. Membership will be active for one year once dues are received.

Listing Individuals on Your Membership
With membership dues, each organization/entity (excluding single members) may list up to 10 individual contacts under their membership. The individuals listed will be able to take advantage of member benefits described above (i.e. – access to online learning center, deeply discounted registration to annual member meeting, etc.).

Termination of Membership

Membership can be terminated if the member:

  • Fails to pay dues.
  • Ceases to satisfy the eligibility requirements.