Economic Development Resources
The websites featured in this document provide resources relevant to economic development issues.
*Photo features the Pine Ridge Chamber of Commerce’s “Marketing Alliance Project,” funded through an ANA SEDS grant award from 2007-2009.
Indian Business Guides
ANA, in partnership with ACKCO, developed three Indian Business Guides on CDs for social entrepreneurs, tribal enterprises, and Indian business owners; each provides a step-by-step process for individuals and tribes interested in business development.
HPAIED aims to understand and foster the conditions under which sustained, self-determined social and economic development is achieved among American Indian Nations through applied research and service.
This site has consumer information relevant to credit and loans, including understanding mortgage loans, reviewing the accuracy of a credit report, dealing with debt collectors, and looking for ways to protect personal financial information.
Housed within the Department of Treasury, the CDFI Fund’s Native American Initiatives are designed to increase the access to credit, capital and financial services in native communities through the creation and expansion of CDFIs primarily serving native communities.
EDA's mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.
The AFI Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on the Assets for Independence program and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs).