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.

March 18, 2021

Policy Alert: Upcoming Treasury Consultations

The Department of the Treasury is holding several tribal leader Consultations within the next few weeks regarding the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund payments, the American Recovery Plan Act (ARP) Tribal Relief Fund formula, and on Treasury's Consultation process itself.

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March 16, 2021

Policy Alert: Congresswoman Deb Haaland Confirmed as Secretary for Department of the Interior

Yesterday, in an historic vote, the U.S. Senate voted 51-40 to confirm Congresswoman Deb Haaland as the next Secretary of the Department of the Interior.

March 15, 2021

March 15: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

Want to make sure you're informed and prepared to start your week? Get the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week delivered in your inbox! Learn about the latest tribal consultations and public meetings, job postings, and more.

March 11, 2021

President Signs American Rescue Plan: $31.2 Billion for Indian Country

Today, President Joe Biden signed H.R. 1319: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) into law. The ARP provides $1.9 trillion worth of funding to support COVID-19 relief and vaccination efforts and includes over $31 billion specifically for tribal communities. This $31 billion includes $20 billion for tribal governments and over $6 billion for Native health systems.

March 10, 2021

Treasury Tribal Consultation CARES Act - Shawnee Tribe v. Yellen Thursday March 18

Next Thursday, March 18, 2020 The Department of the Treasury is hosting two consultations on the allocation amounts reserved for tribal governments from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established by the CARES Act last March.

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March 9, 2021

Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee Public Meeting Next Week

The U.S. Department of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) will convene a public meeting on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 1:00 PM EST to 4:00 PM EST. The meeting will be held via teleconference.

March 8, 2021

March 8: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

A year ago this week, our community had to turn to mostly virtual. But we continue to stand strong together and NAFOA remains committed to growing our community. Learn about the latest virtual events - webinar, the NAFOA Conference, consultations, professional development, and more in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

March 5, 2021

Join us on March 8 for "Introduction to Economics - Part 4: Finding Resources in Uncertain Times"

Join us on Monday, March 8 at 1pm EST for our final webinar in our Intro to Economics series. In this webinar, you will learn what information is most pertinent to provide during applications and negotiations to continue to operate as a successful business.

March 4, 2021

Agenda Available for #NAFOA2021

The agenda is live and registration is open for NAFOA's Virtual 39th Annual Conference on April 26-29, 2021. We are working hard to bring you a virtual conference lineup with compelling education sessions and fun entertainment.

March 1, 2021

March 1: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

March is kicking off with a lot of important updates for tribes. Learn about the Congressional-Tribal Leader call today, how to get no-cost tribal financial management assistance, updates on coronavirus relief, and scholarships for Native students in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week