Date/Location Description
Grant Writing for Tribal Programs: Developing a Winning Proposal Nov. 4-6
Anaheim, CA
Training designed to provide participants with in-depth instruction on grant writing for tribal programs. Session will also examine grant sources for tribal communities and present methods for writing successful applications. More info. at:
Tribal Infrastructure Development and Financing (HUD/ONAP) Nov. 5-6
Phoenix, AZ
HUD’s Office of Native American Programs offers this FREE workshop. Save the Date and watch for more details soon. Visit
Utilizing USDA’s Loan Guarantee Programs to Finance Tribal Projects Nov. 6
Examine the USDA’s loan guarantee programs from a banker’s perspective. USDA will provide a brief overview of their programs, followed by bankers discussing their experience with the programs using real case studies. Register at:
Construction in Indian Country National Conference Nov. 6-8
Maricopa, AZ
CIIC’s National Conference and Trade Show. For more info., visit
First Nations Oweesta Corporation’s Building Native Communities: Financial Empowerment for Teens & Young Adults Nov. 13-15
Denver, CO
Financial literacy is an essential skill on the path to a healthy financial well-being and vital to building an empowered financial foundation for all Native communities and strong Tribal economies. Our youth need these skill sets to help bridge the gap between being a novice or an expert in financial literacy knowledge, which is the difference between simply understanding how money works and how to spend it, to important life skills like budgeting, developing a spending plan, savings, paying bills, building a nest egg, paying for an education, buying a home, investing, etc. Join us for a two and a half-day, state-of-the-art, interactive instructor training to help Native CDFIs, Tribal communities, and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs tailored for youth in our communities. For more info, visit
2019 Annual Office of Indian Energy Program Review Nov. 18-22
Lakewood, CO
The U.S. Dept. of Energy’s (DOE) annual event is a tremendous opportunity for Indian tribes to meet, learn from other Indian tribes that are pursuing energy self-sufficiency, and share in each other’s successes. The 2019 Program Review features project status updates from tribes across the nation who are leveraging Office of Indian Energy grant funding to deploy energy technologies or initiate the first steps to energy development. No registration fee, but advanced registration is required to ensure seating and availability of food. Register now.
Pathways Home (HUD/ONAP) Nov. 18-22
Spokane, WA
Participants will learn how to deliver a comprehensive homebuyer education program designed to help educate prospective native homebuyers on how to become successful homeowners. Curriculum is specifically tailored for Native American communities. Participants will learn effective methods to help potential homebuyers determine what is best for them; to build a new home or to buy an existing one. Other areas include understanding the mortgage loan process, how to prepare a family budget, how to improve credit profiles, how to avoid the pitfalls of predatory lending, foreclosure prevention strategies, and families can maintain the home and personal finances after the purchase. Instructors specialize in homebuyer education and include culturally relevant teaching techniques in the classroom. Registration
[FREE] NAHASDA Intermediate (HUD/ONAP) Nov. 19-21
Oklahoma City, OK
NAHASDA Intermediate If you’ve ever left a NAHASDA training saying, “Wait! I’ve got more questions!”—this training is for you. To dig in deeper, Intermediate NAHASDA will skip lightly over the history. Trainers will use detailed case studies to illustrate how NAHASDA is applied in real world housing situations. Areas discussed to include eligible activities, eligible families, useful life, audits and records retention, inspections and admissions, relocation, and Indian Preference. Participants will leave the session with increased ability to use rules and regulations to create and run more effective and compliant housing programs. Register at
NAIHC Legal Symposium Dec. 9-11
Las Vegas, NV
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Homebuyer Education Workshop (HUD/ONAP) Dec. 9-11
Las Vegas, NV
Participants will learn how to deliver a comprehensive homebuyer education program designed to help educate prospective native homebuyers on how to become successful homeowners. The curriculum is specifically tailored for Native Americans. Read more. For more, visit
“N2N: Building the Native to Native Economy” (NCAIED) Dec. 9-10
San Diego, CA
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) hosts its first-ever Native-to-Native matchmaking session in partnership with tribal and non-tribal casinos across the country. N2N will partner with NAIGA to offer a session called N2N: Building the Native to Native Economy. In addition to programming focused on gaming facility procurement and contracting, supplier diversity, and access to capital, the N2N features a targeted matchmaking session that brings together tribal/Native-owned manufacturers, vendors, and service providers with prospective clients, specifically gaming operations. In addition, a special Native Edge Institute (NEI) session will be taking place alongside N2N, but will focus more specifically on casinos and resorts. Visit for more info. and agenda. Registration:
Falmouth Tribal Supervision & Management Conference Dec. 10-12
Las Vegas, NV
Participants may attend 6 of these 12 hands-on WORKSHOPS:

● Unlocking the Power of the Right Questions ● Managing Social Media for Tribes ● The Visionary Leader ● Creating a Respectful Workplace: Tackling Bullying, Harassment and Gossip in the Workplace ● Facing Ethical Dilemmas with Confidence ● Emotional Intelligence ● Indian Preference ● Workforce Development: Hiring/Developing Tribal Members for Jobs of the Future ● 5 Signs that Things Need to Change in your Organization ● Tips for Motivating People ● Building your Confidence as a Decision Maker ● Communicating Like a Leader

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Tribal Financial Managers Certification Program Dec. 10-12
Tempe, AZ
The Tribal Financial Managers Certificate (TFMC) Program is a 3-day training providing intensive, hands-on professional development in grant management and compliance, tribal financial statements, ethics, taxation, and tribe-wide budgeting specific to tribal nations. Learn more at: Click to Learn More & Register
2019 National Brownfields Training Conference Dec. 11-13
Los Angeles, CA
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Financial Management & Recordkeeping (HUD/ONAP) Jan. 2020
Phoenix, AZ
FREE. Watch for more details soon or visit
RES2020 March 2-5
Las Vegas, NV
RES2020 is the world’s premier Tribal business event targeting over 3,000 attendees from around the country. Tribes have unprecedented economic power and the world has taken notice that tribes demand to be at the table for discussions of business on [or affecting] their reservations. RES2020 gives organizations the opportunity to start that dialogue with these key decision makers. Over 3,000 attendees, a full-day of training for budding businesses, a procurement expo that links buyers and contractors with Native suppliers and subcontractors and a Trade Show to facilitate additional business connections and networking. RES2020 links corporate America and Native American businesses, tribally-owned enterprises, and tribal governments. For more info., contact Laurie Powell, Vice President of Business Development at or 703-740-1940.