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January 26, 2022

Explore Seattle at #NAFOA40th

NAFOA's 40th Annual Conference being held April 4-5, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Seattle in Seattle, WA, will offer you the opportunity to attend educational sessions focused specifically on growing your tribe's economy, and also give you the unique chance to visit and explore the unique and vibrant city of Seattle.

January 24, 2022

January 24: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

NAFOA looks out for our community. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to get the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week in your inbox. This week, learn about the upcoming WHCNAA Tribal Leader Engagement Session, grants available for California tribes, opportunities for Native students, and more.

January 18, 2022

January 18: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

We have important announcements in the latest 5 Things You Need to Know this Week! The #NAFOA40th Annual Conference registration is live, as well as the applications for the 2022 Leadership Summit. Plus, learn about a webinar NAFOA is hosting with Treasury this afternoon, and much more:.

January 14, 2022

Register Today for NAFOA's 40th Annual Conference

Registration is officially open for NAFOA's 40th Annual Conference to be held April 4-5, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Seattle in Seattle, WA.

January 12, 2022

The NAFOA Leadership Summit is Back! Apply to join us in Seattle, WA on April 3, 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

January 10: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

2022 is a BIG year for NAFOA! Find out why in 5 Things You Need to Know this Week! Also, learn about an upcoming webinar on the Fiscal Recovery Funds program, consultation on Tribal Broadband connectivity programs, and more.

January 10, 2022

Policy Alert: Treasury Releases New Final Rule for Fiscal Recovery Funds Program

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.

  • Treasury
  • COVID-19

December 17, 2021

Treasury Announces Revised Coronavirus Relief Fund Final Rule

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).

  • Treasury
  • Budget
  • Finance
  • COVID-19

December 13, 2021

December 13: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

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.

  • Treasury

December 10, 2021

SSBCI Deadline Extended to February 2022 For Tribal Governments

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.