September 12: 5 Things You Need to Know This Week

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1. POLICY: WE NEED YOUR INSIGHTS: SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT SURVEY

 

Owners and key financial decisionmakers of for-profit businesses, share your recent experiences. Did your business seek financing such as loans or lines of credit in the last 12 months? How would you rate the financial condition of your business?

The Federal Reserve’s 2022 Small Business Credit Survey is open for responses, and NAFOA is a partner on this effort. By taking the survey, you contribute to data that directly informs the Fed, federal government agencies, service providers, policymakers, and others—ultimately benefitting your business and other businesses like yours. Take the 10-minute survey now.

The survey is open to businesses currently in operation, those recently closed, and those about to launch. All responses are confidential.

The survey closes November 4, 2022. Questions? Contact Grace Guynn at grace.guynn@atl.frb.org


2. FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS: MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP FOR TOMORROW MBA PREP PROGRAM

Management Leadership For Tomorrow’s MBA Prep provides Black, Latinx, and Native American professionals with personalized guidance and effective tools to successfully navigate the business school application process and optimize their MBA experience.

Fellows receive personalized coaching to develop a winning game plan for school admission; deep experience and knowledge to cultivate personal clarity and help fellows identify which schools are their best fit; access to top MBA program admissions officers at three seminars that are generally hosted by MLT’s business school and corporate partners; and a network of high-performing peers in the MLT community.

The application for round one of MBA Prep is currently open. The deadline is October 18, 2022.


3. COMMUNITY RESOURCES: ANA WESTERN REGION WEBINAR: KINSHIP CARE-SUPPORTING CAREGIVERS

Thursday, September 22 at 03:00 PM ET

Please the ANA Western Region’s webinar regarding Kinship Care. This presentation will focus on the care needs of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian family members and relatives who provide care for their family members and relatives. The discussion will include the following areas of care: improving comprehensive health, caregiver support services, social services, and economic well-being for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian care recipients and caregivers.


4. MEMBER TRIBE: YOU CAN NOW APPLY ONLINE TO BE A NAFOA MEMBER TRIBE

NAFOA serves tribal governments through advocacy; leadership development; initiatives to educate our youth; and by bringing together tribal leadership, tribal professionals, and industry partners needed for economic success. Implementing a tribal membership program has been instrumental in making that happen as we cannot do it alone. To support our work and Indian Country, we encourage you to become a Member Tribe today.

If you are already a Member Tribe, thank you for your support. Your renewal allows us to achieve our common purpose – to grow tribal economies.

Your membership is an approved expenditure for the Coronavirus Relief Fund and the American Rescue Plan by providing technical education in financial management and your support will allow us to achieve our common purpose – to grow tribal economies.


5. JOBS: TWELVE CLANS INC. IS SEEKING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) include but are not limited to a wide variety of complex administrative activities related to economic development, financial analysis, due diligence, planning, supervision, policy development, communication, and financial administration for Twelve Clans, Inc. Sovereign Wealth Fund.


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