Native CDFI Capital Access Initiative

As part of a project funded by the Northwest Area Foundation, the Native Capital Access Initiative, First Nations Oweesta Corporation will be working with emerging and certified Native CDFIs in the NWAF footprint (Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington) to enhance participating organizations’ capacity to secure equity capital and debt capital investments. Through surveys of the Native CDFI Industry, Oweesta found that access to capital was a significant problem that needed to be addressed. That is what led us to make a proposal to NWAF to work to address this issue by providing more capital ourselves and by helping build the organizational capacity of Native CDFIs to access equity and debt capital from a variety of sources.

For access to the Native Capital Access site, please follow the link below