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August 2018

Native American Financial Institutions Conference

August 27, 2018 - August 28, 2018
KwaTaqNuk Flathead Lake Resort in Montana, 49708 U.S. 93, MAIN LOBBY 2ND FLOOR
Polson,MT59860United States

This Center for Indian Country Development conference will be held August 27 (6-8pm) to August 28 (8am-12noon), 2018 at the Flathead Indian Reservation in Polson, MT. Please click here for more information (registration is open!).

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Native Learning Center GRANT WRITING TRAINING

August 29, 2018 - August 30, 2018
Native Learning Center, 6363 Taft Street
Hollywood,Florida33024
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In this two-day grant writing training, you’ll get the skills and know-how to facilitate community involvement. You will also learn comprehensive and strategic planning to establish a dedicated project team to research and identify potential grant sources and develop the attitude and fortitude needed to successfully write competitive grant proposals. The training is August 29-30, 2018 in Hollywood, Florida. Click here to register for this event!

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September 2018

2018 Prosperity Summit

September 5, 2018 - September 7, 2018
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St
National Harbor,MD20745United States
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The change we want to see is massive, and we can’t do it alone. Built on the notion that our voices are stronger when they’re raised together, the Prosperity Summit brings together the nation’s most diverse group of voices working toward a common goal: a nation where prosperity is within reach for all. Hosted biennially in the Washington, D.C., area by Prosperity Now, the Prosperity Summit offers three days of sessions, networking events, keynote addresses and advocacy visits to Capitol…

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December 2018

National Financial Coaching Training

December 11, 2018 - December 13, 2018
TBD

February 2019

Native CDFI Practitioner Certification Training

February 18 - February 22
Cleveland, OH

First Nations Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta) is excited to launch a Native CDFI Practitioner Certification Program. Oweesta will be offering two opportunities to access specialization tracks from this program in partnership with the NeighborWorks National Training Institute (NTI) in Cleveland, Ohio, February 18-22, 2019. These trainings, which include scholarship opportunities for Native CDFIs and emerging groups developing Native CDFIs, are supported by funding from Wells Fargo. Oweesta and NeighborWorks America are both appreciative of Wells Fargo’s support of work that helps…

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March 2019

BNC Train-the-Trainer

March 12 - March 14
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Chandler,AZUnited States + Google Map

We're pleased to announce our upcoming 5th Edition Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer, in partnership with KeyBank Foundation. This training will offer a three-day, state-of-the-art instructor training and certification program to help Native CDFIs, tribes and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs in their communities. Upon completion of the training, participants will be prepared to successfully pass the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families 5th Edition certification exam, becoming BNC certified financial education…

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May 2019

2019 National BNC Training-Philly

May 7 @ 9:00 am - May 9 @ 5:00 pm
Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue, 4100 Presidential Blvd.
Philadelphia,PA19131United States
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First Nations Oweesta Corporation is pleased to announce our upcoming 5th Edition Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families Train-the-Trainer, in partnership with KeyBank Foundation, May 7-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This training will offer a three-day, state-of-the-art instructor training and certification program to help Native CDFIs, tribes, and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs in their communities. Click HERE to register.

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June 2019

4th Annual Native CDFI Capital Access Convening

June 25 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, 4331 Kauai Beach Dr
Lihue,HI96766United States
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First Nations Oweesta Corporation invites you to join us at the 4th Annual Native CDFI Capital Access Convening (#OCAC19), June 25-27, where we will provide practitioner-tailored training on topics focused on building capacity to access capital and networking opportunities. In addition, we will host a Native Awards Celebration Luau and a Bus Tour of the local Native Hawaiian communities! Thanks to the generosity of our donors and sponsors, we are able to make registration free. We hope to see you…

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August 2019

Webinar: Best Practices in Marketing

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for the webinar! Best Practices in Marketing Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 1pm-2:30pm ET Marketing can be fun, but also challenging. This webinar will discuss meaningful strategies and best practices to strengthen your Native CDFI’s marketing efforts. This interactive webinar is provided by First Nations Oweesta Corporation and ICF through the CDFI Fund’s Building Native CDFIs’ Sustainability and Impact II Capacity Building Initiative training and technical assistance series. Florence Ludka, CFO at Oweesta, and Heather Rademacher Taylor, Director of Programs at Oweesta, will:…

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Funding Food Sovereignty Webinar: Part 1 – An Introduction to a New Ag Lending Opportunity

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Across Indian country, there is a national movement to reclaim and increase access to our traditional food systems to ensure Tribal communities have access to healthy and affordable food. Join our webinar to learn about Oweesta’s new exciting lending capital opportunity for Native CDFIs to support the production, processing, marketing, and/or distribution of agricultural products, including food, fiber, forest products, and horticultural crops. When: Aug 21, 2019 2:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this webinar:…

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First Nations Oweesta Corporation
2432 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501
303.774.8838
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Oweesta is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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Oweesta is the only existing Native CDFI intermediary offering financial products and development services exclusively to Native CDFIs and Native communities. Specifically, Oweesta provides training, technical assistance, investments, research, and policy advocacy to help Native communities develop an integrated range of asset-building products and services, including financial education and financial products.

Asset-building tools stimulate reservation economies by providing tribal members the opportunity to acquire financial management skills and build and accumulate assets through small business creation, homeownership, education, and much more.

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