Business Groups/Chambers of Commerce

Native American Business Alliance (NABA)

NABA represents Indian-owned stores in Long Island, NY. These shops are the primary employer of hundreds of Long Island Indians and generate revenue for the reservation and the local non-Indian community.

http://www.supportnativebusiness.com/

 

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

http://ncaied.org/about-ncaied/

 

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.

http://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.

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

 

Native American Business Alliance

This organization represents local Native-owned stores and acts as a coalition which promotes economic activity within the community.

http://www.supportnativebusiness.com/

 

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.

http://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.

http://www.maicc.org/about/

 

American Indian Chamber of Commerce South Carolina

This organization, fully chartered by the State of South Carolina, offers education and training programs specifically aimed toward business-inclined Native Americans. They also promote Native American art, culture, and tourism.

http://aiccsc.org/

 

Native American Contractors Association

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

http://nativecontractors.org/about-naca

 

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.

http://firstnations.org/

 

Native American Capital (NAC)

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

http://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.

http://nativecdfi.net/