NAFOA's Educational Resources: Meeting Your Professional Development Needs and CPE Requirements


NAFOA's Educational Resources: Meeting Your Professional Development Needs and CPE Requirements

March 14, 2016

NAFOA builds the financial strength of tribal governments and their enterprises by providing educational forums, developing resources specific to Indian Country, and by encouraging best practices for tribal finance, accounting, and economic development. NAFOA professional development opportunities come in a variety of forms, many of which qualify participants to receive CPE credits.


NAFOA's 34th Annual Conference
April 18-19, 2016
Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
Phoenix, AZ

This two-day conference will bring the latest issues to light through interactive discussions on important economic, legal and financial issues facing Indian Country, with a focus on governance and economic opportunities for tribal governments, financial management, and capital and asset management. Attendees can earn up to 10 CPE credits. To learn more about topics featured at the conference, click here.

Tribal Financial Manager Certificate Program
May 23-25, 2016

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

This professional certificate program for tribal government financial management professionals provides an in-depth background in tribal government finance, Indian law, taxation, and economic development. Attendees can earn up to 20 CPE credits. To learn more about the certificate program, click here.



Tribal Business Structure Handbook
Provides an overview of each type of tribal business entity from the perspective of sovereign immunity, legal liability, corporate formation and governance, and federal tax consequences.

Tribal Broadband Guide: Telecommunications Regulation and Taxation in Indian Country
Provides an in-depth discussion on the key tax issues involving the telecom industry and examines how these issues relate to Indian tribes and tribal lands.

Financial Reporting Model for Tribal Governments: Implementing GASB 34
Establishes an authoritative tribal financial reporting model and includes sample tribal government-wide financial statements and a Q&A about the unique operating environment of tribes.

For more information on NAFOA's publications, click here.


The OMB Uniform Guidance: Internal Controls - Meeting Federal Requirements for Accountability

The OMB Uniform Guidance: A Deeper Dive into Procurement Standards Learning Materials

The OMB Uniform Guidance: Indirect Cost Rates - Why it Matters to Tribal Governments Learning Materials