Business Groups/Chambers of Commerce

Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce

The Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce works to improve the quality of life
for Native Hawaiians in business. NHCC is a 501(c)(6) trade organization whose
members include individuals, businesses of all size and industries, and non-profit
organizations.

https://www.nativehawaiianchamberofcommerce.org/

Native Hawaiian Organizations Association

The Native Hawaiian Organizations Association (NHOA) supports the community
of Native Hawaiian Organizations, as defined by the Small Business
Administration, and their for-profit 8(a) subsidiaries.

https://www.nhoassociation.org/

Kanaka Economic Development Alliance

The Kanaka Economic Development Alliance (“KEDA”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization whose mission is to empower the Native Hawaiian community and
improve the life of the land through self-led economic development.

https://kanakaeconomy.org/

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)

This organization works to develop and expand the Native American private sector by promoting the employment of Indian labor, increasing the number of viable tribal and individual Indian businesses, and positively impacting and involving reservation communities, by establishing business relationships between Indian enterprises and private industry

https://ncaied.org/about/

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of California

This organization works to provide networking opportunities and support to Native American business people of California. They also engender a positive learning environment for Native Americans beginning new endeavors.

http://www.aicccal.org/

Bureau of Indian Affairs – Native American Business Development

This division of the BIA uses government resources to aid Native American business people and their enterprises by providing funding, job training and risk-reward studies.

https://www.bia.gov/as-ia/ieed/division-economic-development/native-american-business-development

Native American Finance Officers Association

NAFOA works to financially strengthen Native American businesses and communities. They do this through community outreach, providing training programs on financial management, and supporting the next generation of Native American business people.

https://www.nafoa.org/

National Indian Gaming Association – (NIGA)

NIGA is an inter-tribal association which works to preserve the general welfare of tribes striving for self-sufficiency by protecting the Native American gaming industry. NIGA works with the federal government to develop and maintain sound gaming policies that will benefit the Native American people as well as provide technical assistance to their gaming businesses.

https://www.indiangaming.org/

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma

AICCO encourages local Native businesses to work together to strengthen the overall community. They hold events and seminars to teach entrepreneurs how to acquire government contracts and apply for specific funding.

https://www.nativeknot.com/Chamber-Of-Commerce/American-Indian-Chamber-of-Commerce-of-Oklahoma.html

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin

AICCW is a state-wide chamber of commerce that supports Native American businesses by offering financial/business services, products, networking opportunities and advocacy.

https://www.aiccw-facc.org/

Oregon Native American Chamber of Commerce

ONAC strives to bring together students, teachers, entrepreneurs, and companies as a means to enhance the community and its economy as a whole.

http://onacc.org/

Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce

RMICC works to connect Native American business people, companies, and students to create a thriving Native community of economic opportunities.

https://rmicc.org/

Native American Chamber of Commerce

For more than 20 years, this organization has run the Hope and Harmony for Humanity Program which assists in developing opportunities and educational workshops for Native American communities.

http://www.nativeamericanchamber.com/

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona

This organization works to create economic opportunities across cultures while also encouraging economic self-reliance.

http://aiccaz.com/

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico

AICCNM builds upon core tribal values and applies them to encourage economic growth within the local community.

http://www.aiccnm.com/

Native American Enterprise Initiative

This initiative scrutinizes economic policies and their effects on Native American communities.

https://www.uschamber.com/native-american-enterprise-initiative

Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce

One of the oldest chambers of commerce, MAICC creates a bridge between the public and private sectors as a way to enhance its local business communities. They also lobby for human rights and work to support disadvantaged members.

https://www.maicc.org/about/

Native American Contractors Association

This association works to help secure government contracts for licensed contractors.

https://nativecontractors.org/

First Nations Development Institute

With the support of individuals, foundations, corporate and tribal donors, First Nations Development Institute improves economic conditions for Native Americans through technical assistance & training, advocacy & policy, and direct financial grants.

https://firstnations.org/

Native American Capital (NAC)

Native-owned, NAC specializes in enterprise-level financing as a way to encourage business within the Native community.

https://nativeamericancapital.com/about

Native CDFI Network

The Native CDFI Network was formed in 2009 to unify Native CDFIs serving Native trust land communities, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. The Network seeks to create opportunities to share the stories of certified Native CDFIs, identify collective priorities, and strengthen the industry. In addition, the Network works to ensure that Native peoples are represented in the national policy dialogue and innovative solutions. The Native CDFI Network empowers its members to engage their best ideas, connect with one another, and collectively advance policy priorities that foster systemic and sustainable Native community and economic development.

https://nativecdfi.net/

 

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