Causes: Economic Development
Mission: To provide access to education, financing, and asset growth in order to improve the prosperity and well being of families, through technical assistance and development services of financial literacy, budgeting, and business plan counseling. The organization seeks to serve as the bridge to mainstream financing intitutions. Lending products include collateralized loans for microenterprises and small businesses for purposes of working capital, fixed assets, and real estate. The organization makes loans to members of the lummi nation, residents of the lummi reservation, and other native americans or private individuals and entities whose activities will accrue social or economic benefit to the lummi nation or residents of the lummi reservation.
Programs: Provided small business loans to allow community growth, development, and education to occur while keeping funds in the community for the benefit of the lummi tribe and surrounding area.