The Native CDFI Awards honor and support Native CDFIs that are creating opportunity and promoting self-sovereignty in Indian Country nationwide.

Native CDFIs

Across the U.S., Native CDFIs help tribal communities overcome barriers to economic development opportunities and capital access. Led and run by tribal members, the roughly 70 Native CDFIs nationwide provide a broad range of financial services and products that build individual assets and community wealth in Indian Country.


2022 Native CDFI Award Recipients

Catalyst Awards

Akiptan is expanding opportunity in Indian Country with its innovative products and services for Native agricultural producers.

Haa Yakaawu’s Success Starts with Me affordable housing program addresses a critical housing crisis for Native communities across Southeast Alaska.

Seed Capital Award

Nimiipuu Fund received the 2022 Native Seed Capital Award for its new Home Rehabilitation Loan product that meets the needs for quality affordable housing in Native communities.