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April 2, 2022

Policy Alert: White House Releases President FY 2023 Budget

Earlier this week, the White House released the President's proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2023 to start October 1st. Included in the budget request is $4.5 billion for Department of the Interior tribal programs, more than $1 billion above the 2021 enacted level.

March 28, 2022

March 28: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

In the latest 5 Things You Need to Know this Week, learn about special office hours for tribes for the Treasury's Capital Projects Fund, grants for rural communities, opportunities for Native youth, and more.

March 25, 2022

March 21, 2022

March 21: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

In the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week newsletter, learn about a tribal consultation with the Department of Energy, a funding opportunity for farmers, perks for our Member Tribes, and more.

March 16, 2022

Celebrate #NAFOA40th with Comedian Kasey Nicholson

Celebrate 40 years of NAFOA with lots of laughs! As well as providing informative sessions, NAFOA knows how to have a good time. We are excited to welcome comedian Kasey Nicholson (Aaniih/Blackfeet) as our conference emcee for the 40th Annual NAFOA Conference!

March 14, 2022

March 14: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

Have you registered for #NAFOA40th yet? In the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week, learn about our featured opening general speaker, as well as an upcoming webinar on tribal energy projects, job openings, and more.

March 10, 2022

Treasury's Chief Recovery Officer to be Featured at #NAFOA40th

NAFOA is excited to welcome in-person Jacob Leibenluft, Chief Recovery Officer, Office of Recovery Programs, U.S. Department of the Treasury to address the opening general session at NAFOA's 40th Annual Conference

March 7, 2022

March 16 Webinar with Department of Energy on Tribal Energy Projects

NAFOA is excited to host the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) and Office of Indian Energy Policy & Programs in a webinar designed to introduce tribal officials, members, and staffers to energy project possibilities of all different types and sizes.

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March 7, 2022

March 7: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

In the latest 5 Things You Need to Know this Week, learn how you can be part of the #NAFOA40th celebrations, an upcoming tribal consultation on Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge, energy grant opportunities, and more.

March 3, 2022

Announcing the 2022 Leadership Summit Class

Welcome NAFOA's largest and most tribally diverse Leadership Summit Class! Elizabeth Spencer, Rory Wheeler, Tristen Flying Horse, Will Paisley, Smith Briggs, Rachel Watson, Aaron Eyachabbe, Kyler McGillis, Jaycee McLean, and Jalaney Suppah. Learn more about these young leaders.