ATNI-EDC is still accepting applications for Forgivable Loans

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ATNI-EDC is still accepting applications for the ATNI-EDC Covid Response Emergency Forgivable Loans to support small, Native-owned businesses operating in Oregon. To date, the Committee has approved $23,000 in loans to small businesses.

With support from the Oregon Small Business Stabilization Fund, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation has established an Emergency Forgivable Loan to assist Native-owned small businesses operating in Oregon with COVID-19 relief efforts. Applications are due by 6/1/20.

For more information, please visit ATNI-EDC Covid-19 Response Emergency Forgivable Loan webpage.

ATNI-EDC Forgivable Loans

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We hope that everyone is staying healthy and well during this turbulent time. With support from the Oregon Small Business Stabilization Fund, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation has established an Emergency Forgivable Loan to assist Native-owned small businesses with COVID-19 relief efforts. Emergency Forgivable Loans will range from $1,000 up to $5,000. Funds are limited, and most loans will likely be $1,000 to $2,000. Actual loan amount will be determined by the loan review committee.

Because of the source of funds, Covid-19 Response Emergency Forgivable Loans are currently open for small businesses operating in Oregon. We are working to expand these funds, and identify new sources to support small businesses throughout the ATNI Region..

For more information, please visit ATNI-EDC Covid-19 Response Emergency Forgivable Loan webpage.

Tribal OZ Summit- NEXT WEEK!

Join us for the Tribal Opportunity Zone Summit. There has been a lot of mystery around Opportunity Zones, and how the funding mechanism can benefit Indian Country. By the end of this Summit, participants will understand how Opportunity Zones work, the kinds of projects that investors are seeking, and other technical considerations. This Summit will demystify Opportunity Zones, and connect participants with technical assistance resources and OZ professionals. Presenters include Vince Logan (Native American Agriculture Fund), Johanna Bartee (Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe), Nicolo Pinoli (Novogradac & Company), Phil Glyn (Travois), Zach Duchenaux (Intertribal Agriculture Council), and many more distinguished professionals! This event is free, but we request that you register on our website.

Little Creek Casino
91 WA-108, Shelton, WA 98584

10/29, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
:: Welcome Reception

10/30, 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
:: 1-day OZ Summit

  • Light breakfast (8:00 am) and lunch will be provided
  • Reception to follow (5:00 – 6:30)

Visit www.atniedc.com/events for an updated agenda and to register (event is free to attend)!

ATNI-EDC Upcoming Events

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ATNI-EDC Final CEDS Working Group

ATNI-EDC recently completed a draft of its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (or CEDS).  The ATNI-EDC CEDS working groups are an opportunity for tribes to understand what is in the CEDS and provide comments and feedback before the CEDS is finalized.
FINAL ATNI-EDC CEDS Working Group
Little Creek Casino
91 WA-108, Shelton, WA 98584
September 27, 2019
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Light snacks will be provided


ATNI Annual Convention

Suquamish Clearwater Resort
October 7-10
For information, visit www.atnitribes.org

CLICK HERE for the ATNI Economic Development Agenda!

ATNI-EDC Tribal Opportunity Zone Summit

Little Creek Casino
91 WA-108, Shelton, WA 98584

Welcome Reception
10/29, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tribal Opportunity Zone Summit
10/30, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Light snacks will be provided