NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week

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Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!

The U.S. Department of Treasury has announced that the 2021 State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program deadline for Tribal governments to initiate their online applications has been extended to February 11, 2022 at 11:59p.m. ET. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) reauthorized and amended the Small Business Jobs Act (SBJA) of 2010, which originally established the SSCBI Program. SSBCI provides certain governments funding for 1) small business financing programs and 2) technical assistance to small businesses applying for SSBCI. Read more in NAFOA’s latest broadcast . SSBCI will allocate at least $500 million to Tribal governments. Watch a recording of the SSBCI Tribal Guidance and Application, co-hosted by NAFOA and @USTreasury , for information about the process: https://t.co/KYgtZYa9cj #IndianCountry — NAFOA (@nafoaorg) December 10, 2021 Pursuant to Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), as amended, the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is required to provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules and general statements of policy and to give notice of the proposed changes no less than 30 days before such changes become effective. Comments are due by January 3, 2022. If ANA does not receive any significant comments within the 30-day comment period, ANA will proceed with the proposed changes in the respective published NOFOs. The NOFOs will serve as the final notice of these proposed changes. […]

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