This prestigious award recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders from across Indian Country who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication and made significant contributions in business and/or in their community.
**2019 40 Under 40 Nominations and Scholarship Applications are now closed
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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.
NEWS AND UPDATES
Diné Development Corporation (DDC) is a Navajo Nation-owned holding corporation with multiple subsidiaries that deliver information technology and environmental services to federal and commercial markets worldwide. A crucial component of DDC’s strategic plan is...read more
We are preparing for our upcoming 10th Anniversary 40 under 40 celebration, which will take place in conjunction with our next Native Edge Institute at the River Spirit Resort Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma from October 29-30. Over two days, we will both honor past and...read more
The National Center Receives Nonprofit Partner Service Award from the American Indian Science & Engineering Society
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) received the Nonprofit Partner Service Award from the American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) on Saturday, October 6 during AISES’s national conference in Oklahoma...read more
It’s been another exciting and productive month at the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development as we continue to support business and economic development throughout Indian Country. So far this year, we have consulted with and provided technical...read more
Winners will be recognized at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 29-30 September 13, 2018 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is pleased to announced its 2018 class of "Native...read more
In our latest installment of board member and staff profiles, get to know one of our newest board members, Lillian Sparks Robinson. Lillian has deep experience in Indian Country, and was Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans under President Obama....read more
National Center to Host 40 under 40 10th Anniversary Celebration in Tulsa, Oklahoma Event will honor past and present 40 under 40 winners; provide an opportunity to share their leadership September 7, 2018 TULSA, OK – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise...read more
Spotlight on Native American-owned businesses: PCI Aviation We are continuing our series of profiles of Native American-owned businesses that have worked with the National Center. Today we profile PCI Aviation and its President, Mal McGhee. PCI Aviation and Mr. McGhee...read more
The National Center mourns the loss of Senator John McCain. Senator McCain was a patriot and strong advocate for Indian Country. From his time as chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to his reverence and support for the Navajo Code Talkers, to his firm...read more
Small Business Success Story: The National Center’s PTAC helps a Native-owned business secure its first 8(a) contract
Chad Hill, CEO of Arrowhead Global, LLC, recently wrote to the National Center to thank Procurement Specialist and the entire Native American Procurement Technical Assistance Center team for their help in securing the company its first 8(a) contract. Based in...read more