WHAT WE DO

Success Stories

Sparking Innovation in Indian Country

With over 27 years of experience in providing deep and extensive assistance, networking, capacity building support, and training, ONABEN has sparked innovative movements. These movements have empowered thousands of Native American entrepreneurs and organizations and spurred sustainable economic growth in over 120 tribal communities. Take a look at the project profiles below to see how we are creating change.

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ONABENs Bridge to Success 2.0 Funded by SBA

ONABEN is pleased to announce that the SBAs Office of Native American Affairs has provided $100,000 in grant funding to support ONABENs Bridge to Succ...

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ONABEN Receives MBDA Grant

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) recently awarded ONABEN a grant totalling almost $600,000, to support the growth of the Native America...

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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT STRATEGIES (YES)

ONABEN’s Youth Empowerment Strategies Initiative assists in the development of young, Native leaders, and the creation of emerging, entrepreneu...

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REAL CHANGE

Through the years ONABEN has always been an active voice advocating for economic development for Indian Country. In 2016, we took that voice and narro...

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP INITIATIVE

In 2011 ONABEN embarked on a broad scope initiative with Northwest Area Foundation to challenge a cohort of nine nonprofits and community development ...

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NATIVE WOMEN ARTIST ACCELERATORS

ONABEN’s accelerator programs provide culturally appropriate training and assistance to Native women artisans. Those services aim to accelerate the ...