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JANUARY 12, 2022
This year, the 2022 Leadership Summit will be held on Sunday, April 3 in Seattle, WA. Summit attendees learn directly from tribal leaders and business professionals during a full day of programming that provides panel discussions regarding graduate school, career advancement, along with business and tribal economic development topics.
JANUARY 10, 2022
The State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds program (SLFRF), authorized in the American Rescue Plan, allocates $20 billion for Tribal governments to support their response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
DECEMBER 17, 2021
The U.S Department of Treasury has revised its guidance for the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF), which was established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES).
DECEMBER 13, 2021
In the latest 5 Things You Need to Know this Week, learn about the SSBCI deadline extension for tribes, a notice for public comment from Administration for Native Americans (ANA), news about our member tribes, and more.
DECEMBER 10, 2021
The U.S. Department of Treasury has announced that the 2021 State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program deadline for Tribal governments to initiate their online applications has been extended to February 11, 2022 at 11:59p.m. ET.
NOVEMBER 15, 2021
Shake off the zoom fatigue! This week is full of webinars important to Indian Country, including a Treasury SSBCI tribal guidance webinar, webinar for young professionals interested in working at Treasury, and a webinar to help Native Elders keep their money safe. Learn more in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week.
NAFOA is here to provide resources and information as Indian Country continues to navigate the latest COVID-19 Developments. Learn more about the status of legislative efforts that advocate for Indian Country's relief inclusion and the progress of the Tribal COVID-19 working group comprised of national and regional native organizations across the country.RESOURCES
NAFOA hosts and partners with key groups to provide educational and informational events to a wide variety of audiences.
40th Annual Conference3 months
ConferencesApril 3, 2022
2022 Introductory Tribal Finance and Accounting Certificate Program4 months
Professional DevelopmentMay 10, 2022
2022 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference9 months
Fall ConferenceOctober 3, 2022
41st Annual Conferenceover 1 year
ConferencesApril 24, 2023
Financial Reporting and Information Guide for Tribal Governments and Enterprises
The Financial Reporting and Information Guide for Tribal Governments and Enterprises (Orange Book) addresses the complex economic activity and related entity differences of tribal settings. It also presents an overview of the financial reporting framework in a tribal setting. The Orange Book includes ten chapters covering the unique operating environment of tribal governments from financial reporting with business activities to fiduciary activities to federal tax and information reporting. The Orange Book was informally reviewed by accounting standard setters and includes sample tribal financial statements.Learn more