Strengthening Native American Communities & Economies
First Nations Development Institute provides information about Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) in Native communities. For additional information on CDFIs, please visit the First Nations Oweesta Corporation website.
This chapter discusses Native Community Development Financial Institutions (Native CDFIs) which offer a locally controlled, community-responsive resource for credit and other financial services to support asset-based development in Native communities.
This research paper presents trends and promising practices for Native CDFIs.