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.

Success Stories

Real Change | Burns Paiute Tribe

The Burns Paiute Tribe (BPT) is Oregon’s smallest, most isolated Tribe. The Tribal reservation area is defined by small, rural communities isola...

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Amanda Looney Success Story

Amanda Looney is the wife of an air force veteran, mother of two, and the owner of “Let’s Get Personal,” a home-based business that offers custo...

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Damon’s Success Story

Damon Davidson graduated from Sequoyah High School where he began his fitness training through competitive sports.  He quickly realized that not only...

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Laura’s Success Story

Laura Corn, a Cherokee Nation Citizen has dreamed of opening a bakery for many years.  During the Covid pandemic she took the opportunity to leave he...

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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...