Four Bands Community Fund
Coalition Lead Applicant: Four Bands Community Fund
Project Title: Mountain Plains Regional Indigenous Finance Industry
Region (applicant-defined): North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming
Cluster Sector(s): Business and Technical Services
The coalition, led by Four Bands Community Fund, aims to build the Indigenous finance industry that would serve Native communities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. The project's goals include encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship, job creation, and workforce development. If provided an implementation grant, the coalition proposes to build the Indigenous finance industry through five component projects, including strategic planning; workforce and professional development; non-physical infrastructure development; an innovation center; and a revolving loan fund.