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Opportunity and Sovereignty in Indian Country

In many Native communities, it’s common for people to drive hours to the nearest bank or ATM, and underinvestment in people and places closes the door to economic growth and wealth building, homeownership, quality healthcare, and living wage jobs.

Led by people with deep knowledge of their communities, most Native CDFIs operate on tribal lands and are managed and staffed by tribal citizens. The majority function as independent nonprofits — separate from tribal governments — and provide hard-to-gain access to credit, equity, and financial assistance, especially in rural communities.

Native CDFIs spark a powerful multiplier effect, creating jobs and self-sufficiency for individuals and families, which leads to more stable and prosperous communities.

Native CDFIs Work for Impact

Native CDFIs Work for Impact

Roughly 70 Native CDFIs nationwide provide a broad range of financial services and products that build individual assets and community wealth in Indian Country.


Thriving Native Communities

Native CDFIs serve tribal and village communities from coast to coast.

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Building Resilience and Opportunity

Native CDFI clients are resilient and creative, with a dream and vision for themselves and their communities.

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Create opportunity for Native communities.

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