Tribal Resource Center

NDN Collective Community Action Fund Grants Due in October

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Local assistance and tribal consistency fund deadline October 31

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2022 Indigenous Connectivity Summit (ICS) 10/24-10/28

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National Tribal Broadband Grant (NTBG) Deadline October 17th

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Indigenous Communities Program Funding application due 9/30

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Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Application Due September 30

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Financing mechanisms for locally-owned internet infrastructure report webinar 9/22

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NTTA Tribal Broadband Summit 9/19-9/20

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Capital Projects Fund application directions (deadline extended)

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Entrepreneurship

Connectivity provides entrepreneurship opportunities to Native American communities. It gives communities the ability to take their trades and crafts and put them in marketable places. 

“While the best-known tribal business in the modern era is gaming, indigenous entrepreneurs are increasingly creating a diverse range of companies, such as telecommunication firms, digital enterprises, federal contractors and producers of fashion and art.” (Ways Native American Entrepreneurship Is Expanding, by Chris Farrell Contributor and Next Avenue Contributor Group)

For information on Exploring the Relationship Between Broadband and Economic Growth by Michael Minges for the World Bank, click here.

For business resources and information, click here for the Native Business Magazine.

Here is a great example of an ingenious marketplace brought to you by The Centre for Indigenous Initiatives.

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