Leading Strategies


This page showcases some of the leading financial education and related programs, approaches, and strategies from across Indian Country. (If you know of an effective financial education program, approach, or strategy geared towards Native people and don’t see it below, please email us information about it to nfec@ncai.org.)

FEATURED: Sovereign Lending: A Bright Chance of Survival (Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes)


Other Leading Strategies:


Blackfeet Nation: Piikani Money Campaign (Website)


Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation: Financial Inclusion in Indian Country (Case Study)


First Nations Development Institute: Rethinking Asset Building in Indian Country (Case Studies)


Honoring Nations: Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation (Case Study)


Honoring Nations: Oneida Advocacy Through Investment Holdings (Case Study)


Native CDFIs’ Beauty and Promise III: Northwest Native Development Fund (Interview)


Native Community Development Financial Institutions Focusing on Homeownership Lending in Indian Country (Case Studies)


New Paths Home: The Impact of Four Directions Development Corporation on Indian Island, Maine, 2001-2014  (Executive Summary of Case Study) 


Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians: “Your Money, Your Goals – Focus on Native Communities” Curriculum (Webinars)


Two Outstanding Leaders are Recognized for Commitment to Building Economies in Native Communities (Press Release)