Resilience, Recovery, Prosperity

Showcasing Tribal Economic Development and the Strength of the Indigenous Economy

The Wisconsin Indigenous Economic Development Corporation has launched a state-wide initiative called Resilience, Recovery, and Prosperity Economic Development Video Series. This series showcases the strength of indigenous economies by highlighting native-owned businesses that have utilized CDFI resources and technical assistance to become leaders in their community, create jobs, and showcase massive perseverance during the pandemic. The series also emphasizes the importance of utilizing available resources to ensure long-term sustainability and protect the pathway of prosperity for future generations.

"Dog City Hotel and Spa, LLC" 

Dog City Hotel & Spa, LLC is a Native and Women owned and operated business served by Wisconsin Native Loan Fund. They had to close their doors during COVID...hear their story of resilience and how working with a Native CDFI (Wisconsin Native Loan Fund) helped them not only survive, but thrive.

"Sweetgrass Stables, LLC" 

Sweetgrass Stables, LLC is a 100% Native and U.S. Veteran owned and operated business served by First Nations Community Financial (FNCF).  Sweetgrass Stables offers a number of engaging opportunities for disabled children and veterans to make new, lifetime relationships with our four-legged friends.  Hear their "Dream Come True" story below.

"Resilience, Recovery, and Prosperity Economic Impact Video Series Trailer" 

Are you interesting in learning more about how to get involved?  Are you a small business operating in Indian County and would like to participate in our Resilience, Recovery, and Prosperity Program?  Please reach out to us with the contact form below:

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Meet Our Members

Working together, the WIEDC's four Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) coordinate and leverage resources to maximize access to loans, training and counseling to best serve Wisconsin Indian Country – both on and off federally recognized reservation communities.

Through collaboration, the WIEDC is working to build a strong, vibrant economy for Native American individuals, families, businesses and communities by offering affordable lending opportunities to Tribal Members in Wisconsin.

WIEDC Members work collectively to bring millions of dollars to Wisconsin Indian Country from corporations, foundations and government programs to deliver our continuum of loan products and capacity building development services to Native individuals, families, businesses and communities.

First American Capital Corporation (FACC)

Serves Native American Entrepreneurs, located both on and off federally recognized reservations statewide.

First Nations Community Financial (FNCF)

Serves the Ho-Chunk Nation and Native Americans statewide.

Woodland Financial Partners (WFP)

Formerly NiiCaP.  Serves the Menominee, Sokaogon and Lac du Flambeau communities and Native Americans statewide.

Wisconsin Native Loan Fund (WINLF)

Serves all Tribal communities and Native Americans in the state of Wisconsin.