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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We at the National Center are proud of our work to advance the economic interests of Indian Country. Due in no small part to help from supporters like you, we are putting our motto – “we mean business for Indian Country” – to work.

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NCAIED Programs And Services

NCAIED Scholarships

The National Center for American Indian Economic Development takes great pride in providing scholarship awards to deserving and outstanding Native American community leaders. Our scholarship programs are an annual process requiring applicants to meet specific requirements and criteria to enter.

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Native Edge Institutes

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development with support from the Key Bank Foundation will hold a Native Edge Institute Jan 19th and 21st in Orlando, FL and Cherokee, NC.

The Native Edge Institutes will provide both growing and advanced government contractors training with respect to federal and corporate small business programs.

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PTAC

The National Center’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides professional business consulting services and technical assistance to Native American-owned businesses regarding marketing and selling to the Federal, state, local and tribal governments.

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NCAIED Media

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development hosts many national and regional events as well as several scholarship and awards galas. Our media section showcases photos and videos from these various events. A great way to get acquainted with the NCAIED family.

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NEWS AND UPDATES

National Center Board Chairman Derrick Watchman to Testify at Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing during RES D.C.

National Center Board Chairman Derrick Watchman to Testify at Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing during RES D.C.

“The National Center is pleased Chairman Watchman will be able to shed light on the challenges Native businesses face to the people who craft national policy,” said National Center President and CEO Gary Davis. “The hearing is one of many informative events that will take place during RES DC, and another great way to make sure our voices are heard in the nation’s capital. Leaders like Chairman Watchman are invaluable for ensuring that we enter a new day for economic development in Indian Country.”

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Reservation Economic Summit (RES) to Return to Washington, D.C. for 2nd Consecutive Year

Reservation Economic Summit (RES) to Return to Washington, D.C. for 2nd Consecutive Year

“RES DC promises to be another successful economic summit put on by the National Center – and one that will continue our mission of advancing business for Indian Country,” said Gary Davis, President and CEO of the National Center. “Last year, we laid a strong foundation with our first RES DC, and we look forward to continuing that progress in 2015. I encourage our American Indian enterprises and entrepreneurs, as well as those interested in doing business in Indian Country, to come to our nation’s capital for RES DC.”

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Make Plans to Attend RES DC

The National Center is especially excited to host our sixth Regional RES event in our Nation’s Capital, Washington, DC! RES DC will provide attendees electrifying general sessions, multiple networking opportunities, thought-provoking...

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The National Center Heralds Appointment of Cisco Minthorn as Commerce Secretary’s Senior Advisor for Native American Affairs

The National Center Heralds Appointment of Cisco Minthorn as Commerce Secretary’s Senior Advisor for Native American Affairs

The National Center has long advocated for elevating Native American affairs within the Department of Commerce March 26, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC - The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is pleased with the Department of Commerce’s recent decision...

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