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Financial Resources

Wisconsin Native Loan Fund has compiled a variety of resources to help you manage, monitor, and grow your financial health and/or the financial health or your small business.

Government Resources

Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters

The United States Department of the Treasury runs the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.  Here you will be able to find more information about who they are, what they do, the impact they make, and much more.

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has a wealth of information on buying a home,  avoiding foreclosure, rental assistance, and tons more.

 The U.S. Internal Revenue Service website has an abundance of tax-related information, including forms, online services, important dates, and more.

This is the Wisconsin Department of Revenue website, containing state tax-related information, forms, online services, and more.

The USDA Rural Development funds financial products to support public services and facilities.  You can learn more about how they help communities on their website.

Native Resources

Oweesta helps build strong Native institutions and programs through professional services designed to build local capacity and provide powerful tools for Native community development.

The First Nations Development Institute website contains information and resources to help Native peoples ensure the sustainable, economic, spiritual, and cultural well-being of their communities.

Our Native Circle is a resource center containing current news, events, resources and more focused around community development.

The National American Indian Housing Council represents the housing interests of Native people who reside in Indian communities.  They provide information on training, technical assistance, and additional resources.

Empowerment Workshop Native American Business Development Virtual Course:  E-learning for Native entrepreneurs and business people to start or expand your small business.

Provides free live and recorded webinars and has many targeted towards Native owned and small business development.

The Opportunity Finance Network is the leading network of private financial intermediaries that lend to unconventional markets often overlooked by conventional financial institutions.

Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition assembled an initial compilation of resources that are available for Native women entrepreneurs across the country.

Personal Finances

The Northwoods United Way serves the Forest, Oneida, and Vilas Counties.  They provide human service programs, and preventative activities to the local community.

Chippewa Valley Bank is a local community bank serving the Lac Du Flambeau area as well as other locations in the surrounding area.

The Credit Builders Alliance website provides innovative solutions to help non-traditional financial and asset building institutions, serving low and moderate-income individuals, build client credit and financial access in order to grow their businesses and/or personal assets.

The Wisconsin Saves website has a wealth of information on how to create emergency savings, retirement accounts, home/car purchases, and debt reduction.  Check there for a lot of saver resources and strategies.

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