Native CDFI Network Joins National Week of Action, Advocates for Economic Opportunity for Native Americans

January 25, 2016 The Native CDFI Network launched an intensive public awareness and advocacy campaign in conjunction with the Corporation for Enterprise Development’s (CFED’s) Assets & Opportunity National Week of Action. The goal of the campaign is to call attention to the issues of financial insecurity and inequality that Native American families across this country […]

Native CDFI Network Announces First-Ever Executive Director

October 5, 2015 The Native CDFI Network, a national association of Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) that work to increase access to capital in Native communities, is excited to announce a major developmental milestone in the organization’s continued growth. Tanya Fiddler (Cheyenne River Sioux) has been hired to lead the Network as it’s first-ever […]

Peer Learning & Events Committee Meeting

December 3, 2015; 2:00pm – 3:00pm Mountain Time The Peer Learning & Events Committee meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 2pm Mountain Time via conference call. This committee is responsible for planning and delivering the Network’s bimonthly webinars and annual member gathering, and facilitates peer learning through the development of […]

Webinar: Making the Most of Your Network Membership

December 17, 2015; 2:00pm – 3:30pm Mountain Time Becoming a member of the Native CDFI Network comes with several benefits. Are you taking advantage of all of them? Attend this webinar to find out how to leverage your Native CDFI Network membership to learn from other members, access resources, and inform policy that will positively […]

Webinar: Successful Native CDFI Policy Strategies

October 29, 2015; 2:00pm-3:30pm Mountain Time This webinar will open with an introduction of the Native CDFI Network’s new Executive Director, Tanya Fiddler. This will be an opportunity for our members and partners to get to know Tanya, and hear about her vision and goals for the Network. Following that, webinar attendees will hear from […]

Native CDFI Network Spends Week in Washington DC to Advocate for Native Community and Economic Development

March 6, 2013 For the second year in a row, the Native CDFI Network, a network created to unify and strengthen Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs), traveled to Washington DC to advance policy priorities that foster systemic and sustainable Native community and economic development. This year’s Native CDFI Network delegation spent the last week […]

Tanya Fiddler Takes a Seat on Treasury’s Community Development Advisory Board

December 27, 2012 Following an appointment by President Obama earlier this month, Tanya Fiddler (Cheyenne River Lakota Nation), was officially welcomed onto the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Advisory Board on December 17, 2012. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, a program of the […]

Native CDFI Network Seats First Board of Directors

October 16, 2012 On October 15, 2012, the Native CDFI Network, a national coalition dedicated to uniting Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and advancing policy priorities that support economic development in Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities, seated its first Board of Directors during its 4th Annual Member Gathering in San Antonio, […]