NNDF Recognized For Exemplary Service

Another great donation from Sister Sky!

Another special thanks goes out to Sister Sky for yet another donation item for the silent auction.

This is a $100 dollar gift certificate to go along with the two item gift set.

Sister Sky is a nationally recognized Native American, Woman Owned spa and beauty products company. Their items can be found in some of the most prestigious hotels in the country as well as online. You can find their products and order online HERE and you can also attend the Native Business Awards Gala on November 21st and bid on the two pack gift set AND the $100 gift certificate.






Sister Sky, Thanks for the latest auction donation!

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.


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!

NNDF Receives Over $44,000 USDA Grant For Buy Local Campaign

Nespelem, Washington – September, 22, 2013. Northwest Native Development Fund (NNDF) is happy to announce the successful award of the 2013 USDA Rural Business and Opportunity Grant. The RBOG grant will help provide funding to Promote and support Native American Businesses through the creation of a Regional Native Business Network, a “Buy Local” campaign and the establishment of a “Virtual Mall.”
“We are very excited to receive this grant.” said Ted Piccolo, Executive Director of the NNDF, “we look forward to helping Native owned businesses and local businesses with the marketing efforts this grant will provide.” (Click here to for the full Press Release…)