Native Entrepreneurship in South Dakota's Nine Reservations
The South Dakota Indian Business Alliance commissioned an in-depth market analysis of South Dakota's nine Indian Reservations in order to help Native entrepreneurs overcome the challenges they face in starting businesses.
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A good fact/information sheet covering the different types of federal, state, local and corporate certifications for those interested in procurement programs and contracting.
South Dakota Small Business Development Center
The South Dakota Small Business Development Center (SBDC) helps new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership and assists existing businesses in their efforts to remain competitive.
Four Bands Community Fund
Four Bands Community Fund is a nonprofit community development financial institution that supports private business development and financial literacy on the Cheyenne River Reservation. They offer training, technical assistance, and lending services for businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Lakota Funds plays a vital role in improving life for Oglala Lakota people by placing capital with new and growing businesses on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. In addition, they offer technical assistance, coaching and mentoring as well as courses in financial skills, business planning, home buying, and credit repair.
Minority Business Development Agency Business Center / American Indian & Alaska Native Program
The Minority Business Development Agency Business Center / American Indian & Alaska Native Program in Bismarck, North Dakota, is part of a national network of funded centers that provides minority entrepreneurs and businesses with the expertise and tools they need to compete globally and create good paying jobs in America.