Virtual 39th Annual Conference
A big thanks to our attendees, panelists, member tribes and sponsors for a fantastic virtual conference.
If you missed it, please check out our agenda to see why you should join us in the Fall!
WHO WE ARE
NAFOA is committed to supporting tribal economies through sound economic and fiscal policy, innovative learning opportunities, convening thought leadership, and developing resources for tribes that strengthen governance and exercise sovereignty.About Us
JUNE 14, 2021
Community is about supporting each other. In the 5 Things You Need to Know this week, learn about important upcoming webinars, updates with the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee, and opportunities with NAFOA.
JUNE 9, 2021
The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) will convene a public meeting via teleconference next Wednesday, June 16, at 1:00 PM. Learn how to join and to participate in the TTAC Tribal Pensions Subcommittee survey
JUNE 7, 2021
It's a new week and NAFOA is sharing our latest opportunities Are you passionate about supporting tribal economies? Check out the 5 Things You Need to Know This Week for opportunities to join our team, as well as the latest policy updates and reminders.
JUNE 3, 2021
NAFOA is seeking an Executive Director to lead our mission of growing tribal economies and strengthening tribal finance. The Executive Director serves as chief executive officer of the organization and is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization.
JUNE 2, 2021
On Friday, May 28, 2021 President Biden submitted his Budget Request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 to Congress. The request included $2.7 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and $1.3 billion in funding for the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). These requests are $609.9 million and $110.6 million over the FY 2021 enacted levels respectively.
JUNE 1, 2021
It's a short week, but we still have important opportunities to share. Check out the latest job opportunities, internships, and reminders about the Fiscal Recovery Fund for tribes in 5 Things You Need to Know this Week
NAFOA’s pilot podcast, "Standing Together for Tomorrow," invites tribal leaders to discuss the financial, community, and personal impacts of the pandemic on their tribes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Indian Country and isolated our people when we need to support each other the most. Listen as NAFOA’s 1st Vice President, VaRene Martin, sits down with Chairwoman Erica Pinto of Jamul Indian Village and Chairman Bo Mazzetti of Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians to learn more about their community's response to the pandemic and how they are creating solutions for a more hopeful tomorrow.
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.
Eighth Periodic Meeting of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committeeabout 16 hours
PolicyJune 16, 2021
2021 Fall Finance & Tribal Economies Conference3 months
Fall ConferenceSeptember 27, 2021
OSU Intermediate Tribal Finance and Accounting Program4 months
Online/VirtualOctober 12, 2021
Online Introductory Tribal Finance and Accounting Certificate Program7 months
Professional DevelopmentJanuary 10, 2022
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