NNDF Executive Director Elected to National Board

NCNBOARD2Tuesday October 14th, NNDF Executive Director, Ted Piccolo was elected to the Board of the Native CDFI Network (NCN).

The NCN is the leading advocacy body for the Native CDFI Industry.


Special Thanks To Supporters

We at the NNDF would like to thank our latest sponsor for the 2014 Native Business Awards and Gala.

Travois! Since 1995 they have been the leading housing and economic development fTravois6inancing firm in Indian Country and they have graciously agreed to be a Salmon level sponsor for the 2014 NBN Awards night.


C_Grunlose2We also want to extend a gracious “thank you” to local Native Artist Cheryl Grunlose who has donated two beautifully framed prints of her work for the silent auction. Be sure to contact Damaris at (509) 633-9940 in order to get your tickets and bid on these pieces of art.


Call for Artists!

The NNDF is welcoming donations for the upcoming Native Business Awards Gala to be held on November 21st. We will also be hosting a silent auction and are seeking arts and crafts by local Native artists.

Would you like your art to be promoted on our Facebook page? Our newsletters and blog? Would you like your art to be showcased in the silent auction at the gala held at Northern Quest? Then give Matt Pleasants a call at (509) 634-2626.

Would you like your art to be showcased on our artist webpage and directory? For free? Then call Matt! TaalahFund


We would like to thank the Taalah Fund for their wonderful donation of a turquoise bracelet for the silent auction.


Oweesta donation

We would also like to thank Oweesta for their donation of this lovely piece of pottery by Luke Langholz Designs.





These two lovely pieces of art are just a sampling of what will be available for auction at the gala. We look forward to seeing you there!


NNDF to sponsor local UFC fighter Elizabeth Phillips

Local UFC fighter from Omak Washington

Local UFC fighter from Omak Washington

The Northwest Native Development Fund is proud to be a sponsor of local MMA fighter from Omak Washington, Elizabeth Phillips.

Elizabeth Phillips will be fighting in Macao China on Saturday August 23rd. You can watch the fight online by going to the UFC Fight Night webpage HERE.

Good luck Beth!

Coming to the NNDF in November

Email Matt at the NNDF to get tickets to the 2nd annual Native Business Awards Gala.

November 21st at Northern Quest.

Special guest two time Grammy nominee Randy Wood.

Free Family Budgeting Workshop

Northwest Native Development Fund

Invites you to attend a free workshop: Personal and Family Budgeting

Where: NNDF Conference Room (Tribal Credit) Nespelem

When: September 27, 2014

Time: 10am-2pm

Developing a Spending Plan that Works in your life

Working with Checking and Savings

Have a Credit or Budget Question? Find the Answers Here!

To Register for Classes call Matthew Pleasants 509.634.2626

Building a Better Community One class at a time