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.
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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
Nominations for the 2018 Native American “40 under 40” Awards are Now Being Accepted – Deadline Extended to July 23! July 11, 2018 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is pleased to announce that nominations...read more
On June 4th, National Center President and CEO Chris James participated in a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) workshop on supplier diversity. Supplier diversity is a business strategy that promotes diversity in the supply base by increasing business with...read more
The National Center Will Host First Native Edge Institute in New Mexico One-day event will provide participants with business training and winning strategies June 8, 2018 Albuquerque, NM – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the...read more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’s Center for Indian Country Development Names Chris James to Leadership Council
The National Center’s President and CEO joins prestigious group that focuses on education, housing and homeownership, and business and entrepreneurship May 23, 2018 MESA, AZ – The Center for Indian County Development (CICD) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis...read more
Bipartisan legislation introduced by Reps. Norma Torres and Tom Cole would boost the economies of Native American tribes and Alaska Native communities May 8, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, H.R. 4506, the “Jobs for Tribes Act,” advanced unanimously through the House...read more
Winners span entrepreneurs, tribes, Native leaders, elected officials, and corporate business leaders who have made significant contributions to Indian Country March 27, 2018 MESA, AZ - The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National...read more
The Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act and the Native American Business Incubators Act address many of the National Center’s longstanding priorities March 23, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, the U.S. Senate passed important economic development legislation...read more
Largest economic development gathering in Indian Country concluded one week ago March 15, 2018 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) recently concluded a successful Reservation Economic Summit (RES). RES 2018,...read more
KeyBank Foundation supports American Indian and Alaska Native businesses with a grant commitment to the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Grant will be used to grow and expand the National Center’s procurement and technical assistance services March 6, 2018 LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) announced it has been awarded a competitive...read more
Reservation Economic Summit brings together thousands to advance economic development for tribes and Native entrepreneurs March 5, 2018 LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) opened its 32nd annual...read more