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.
Make a Donation
NCAIED Programs And Services
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
Less than a year ago, we shared the story of how the National Center’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) helped Arrowhead Global secure its first 8(a) contract. Arrowhead specializes in aerospace manufacturing, military hardware manufacturing,...read more
The National Center is showing no signs of slowing down as the calendar turns to summer. On June 20, we hosted a Native Edge Institute in South Portland, Maine, featuring the inspiring words of Monica Simeon of Sister Sky. She and her company are true success stories...read more
On Thursday, June 20 we hosted our 9th Native Edge Institute in South Portland, Maine. It was our second NEI in the Northeast, after a successful stop in Niagara Falls, New York a month earlier. The lineup for speakers and presenters at NEI Maine was impressive,...read more
The National Center is lucky to have two incredible interns joining us for the summer. Treyson Fullmer is currently pursuing his MBA at Arizona State, and Christian Ulibatti is majoring in Marketing at the University of Montana. Though it’s still early in their...read more
MESA, AZ – Nominations for the 2019 Native American 40 under 40 awards and applications for Business Scholarships are now officially open. These winners will be recognized at a gala on August 24th at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona....read more
In the National Center’s May newsletter, we sat down with JoAn Notah, who is our Senior Procurement Specialist for the American Indian Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). JoAn started at the National Center in 1999 and now provides invaluable assistance...read more
The National Center has maintained a busy schedule over the month of May, which kicked off with our Native Edge Institute in Niagara Falls, New York. This was our first NEI in the Northeast, after successful stops across the West and in the Southeast. Our own Yvette...read more
The 2019 Reservation Economic Summit was the best attended RES in many years, with over 2,400 people gathering in Las Vegas for four days. While it would be impossible to capture all of the great things that occurred at RES, we wanted to do a quick highlight a few of...read more
At our 50th Anniversary Gala at the 2019 Reservation Economic Summit, we honored the people, organizations, and businesses contributing to Indian Country and its economy. A full list of winners is below: Presenting the award to Louie Gong and his team is National...read more
Since we last spoke in early March, we have successfully concluded our 33rd annual Reservation Economic Summit. RES 2019 was a tremendous success, with over 2,400 attendees and four days of a jam-packed schedule. It was a fitting way to celebrate the National Center’s...read more