ATNI Economic Development Committee Agenda

The ATNI Winter Convention is taking place in Portland, Oregon from January 28-30. We have two jam-packed sessions for the Economic Development Committee Meetings! To download the full agenda, click here.


  • Native CDFI and CDFI Partnerships Panel
  • Local & Regional Tribal Economic Development Presentations by ONABEN, ONACC and NAYA
  • New Market Tax Credits
  • Gaming and Economic Development

ATNI-EDC is hiring!

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation (ATNI-EDC) is seeking a dedicated Loan Program Manager who will oversee all lending activities for the organization.  The position offers an excellent opportunity to work hands-on with a historically marginalized population and facilitate access to capital and appropriate loan products, as well as provide technical assistance to emerging and established Native entrepreneurs that are seeking to start or scale their business.  The successful candidate will be a community-oriented self-starter, a strong communicator, and creative problem solver, and will have a passion for providing access to capital to Indigenous communities.  Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Loan Program Manager will be responsible for managing and operating the Revolving Loan Fund which includes underwriting loans, managing the portfolio, marketing the program, growing loan capital, and offering training and technical assistance.

Learn more by visiting the job post!

ATNI Convention is Coming Up!

Please join us for the ATNI Annual Convention, which will take place at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in Worley, ID, September 17-20.  For more information and to register, visit the ATNI website!

Economic Development Committee Meeting Snapshot:

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 1:15 pm:

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  •  Demystifying Opportunity Zones: Now that the counties hav

    e been designated, how can Indian Country best attract Opportunity Fund Investments?

  •  Discussion: Consolidating Buying Power across ATNI Tribes
  •  Tribal Workforce Development in Forestry

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 3:15 pm:

  •  Center for Sustainable Infrastructure at Evergreen State College
  • ATNI-EDC Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Update
  • Impacts of Tariffs on Tribal Economies