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Free 2-Day Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop

Aspiring Entrepreneur or Small Business Owner? Attend a free 2-Day Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop December 5 -6 | 9 am – 4 pm Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront, 1132 Larsen Park Rd., Sioux City Iowa. Class materials & refreshments provided Training by RedWind in Partnership with the Native360 Loan Fund – certified Native CDFI FIRST […]

Native360 Executive Participates in Harvard Program

NeighborWorks America selected Pete Upton, executive director of Native360 Loan Fund Inc., was one of 45 leaders for the NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The NeighborWorks program, sponsored in part by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, is an 18-month program that provides executives with skills to […]

Native360 Chosen to Receive Lending Capital and Grants

Native360 Loan Fund Inc., is one of 19 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)  to receive lending capital and grants from the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business Diverse Capital program. Recipients were announced Dec. 6, 2018. Funds are used to deliver affordable financial products and technical assistance to diverse small businesses that  do not typically […]

Native360 Helps Norfolk Startup Expand Powwow Inventory

Richard and Beverly Wright and their daughter, Dannette, operate Cherry’s Native Creations, based in Norfolk, Neb. The Wrights attend powwows each year in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas and noticed many items being sold by vendors who are not Native Americans. They founded Cherry’s Native Creations, named after Richard’s mother, to provide genuine Native-made […]

Bloomfield Tire & Oil – Stingers OneStop Convenience Store

The Gills family business includes parents Ken & Janet along with son Jeremy and wife Stacey. They acquired Freeman Brothers in 2013 and renamed it Bloomfield Tire & Oil, where Jeremy Gill spearheads the tire & oil operation. He gained his knowledge and experience while working for the former owners, the Freeman brothers, during his high school years. After attending college and working in another industry, Jeremy decided to move his family back to his hometown of Bloomfield when they purchased the tire and oil business.

Native Artist Professional Development Training

The training was held at the Ohiya Casino & Resort, Niobrara, NE on May 5th – 6th, 2018. Our two-day Native Artist training was in associate with First Peoples Fund. This training was designed for emerging and seasoned artists alike. This training gave artists real-world tools and detailed resources to navigate the arts industry and […]

Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop

Our entrepreneurial workshop was held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Sioux City on September 20th & 21st. The workshop was designed for start-ups or small business look to expand. The training provided comprehensive information indispensable to entrepreneurs and covered topics such as business models, planning, access to capital, marketing, basic bookkeeping, break-even analyses, […]