About Us

Our History

ONABEN is a national 501(c)(3) organization, created in 1991 by four Oregon tribes to encourage the development of a private sector on their reservations, now serving Native communities nationwide. 



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Who We Are

Our programs, products and services are led by a staff and Board who understand the unique cultures and challenges found throughout Native communities. Get to know our executive team, staff and Board from across the country.


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What We Do

ONABEN provides curriculum, training and organizational capacity building focused on developing entrepreneurship in Native communities. ONABEN serves Native business development organizations and entrepreneurs nationally with its Indianpreneurship® curriculum. 



2013 ONABEN Resource Allocation - 78% of our organization's resources are allocated to programming, 16% are allocated to general and administrative costs & 6% are allocated to fundraising.  

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Our Customers

ONABEN works with various entities across the nation to empower Indigenous communities.


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