Follow NAFOA's broadcasts for the latest in COVID-19 updates, policy news from the Hill, available financial resources as well as new educational initiatives to support our tribal governments and communities.

October 25, 2021

The Nuts and Bolts of Tribal SSBCI: Informational Sessions with Treasury

Join NAFOA and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) as they co-host the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) for a series of webinars discussing the Tribal State Small Business Credit Initiative (Tribal SSBCI).

  • Treasury

October 25, 2021

October 25: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

NAFOA aims to facilitate a lifetime of learning from youth to executive leaders. In the 5 Things You Need to Know This Week, learn about educational opportunities for Native youth and grad students, leadership development opportunities, and more.

October 18, 2021

October 18: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

It's Monday and NAFOA has the 5 things you need to know this week! Check out the recording of our recent webinar with the Economic Development Administration on ARP funding for tribes and learn about the latest education and career opportunities.

October 13, 2021

NAFOA Announces the 2021 Annual Lifetime Achievement Recipients

Every year, the NAFOA Board of Directors select and highlight some of our strongest Native American leaders who have brought about positive change for Indian Country. Throughout the course of their careers, these leaders have done incredible work dedicating years advocating on behalf of their communities and Native communities nationwide.

October 12, 2021

October 12: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

In the latest 5 Things You Need to Know this Week, learn about an upcoming webinar with the EDA on ARP funding, grant opportunities in agriculture, and news from the NAFOA community.

October 7, 2021

Webinar with Economic Development Administration on ARP Funding for Tribes

On October 14th, NAFOA will be hosting a webinar with the Economic Development Administration (EDA) on their updated Tribal eligibility regulations as well as an overview of funding available through their recent programs.

October 4, 2021

October 4: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

The Economic Development Administration (EDA), which helps facilitate regional economic growth in communities across the country, announced today that it has updated its regulations to create greater opportunities for Native American Communities to participate in its grant programs. The new rule, published last week in the Federal Register, extends EDA Tribal eligibility to include for-profit entities that are wholly owned by and established for the benefit of a Tribe.

  • Finance
  • Tax

September 27, 2021

September 27: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

The Biden Administration has announced that they will be hosting the 2021 Tribal Nations Summit the week of November 8th 2021. The specific dates and time will be posted in a follow-up announcement. This will be the 9th Tribal Nations Summit and the first Tribal Nations Summit held by the White House in over 4 years

  • Natural Resources

September 20, 2021

September 20: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

NAFOA is looking forward to welcoming everyone safely in San Antonio and will continue to follow CDC guidelines. Since the CDC is now advising those vaccinated (either fully or partially) to wear face masks indoors in public, NAFOA is now recommending that all attendees (vaccinated and unvaccinated) wear a face mask while attending NAFOA's Fall Conference.

  • Finance
  • COVID-19

September 16, 2021

Meet NAFOA's New Executive Director at #NAFOAFALL21

NAFOA is excited to welcome everyone back safely in San Antonio. Download the conference app today!