What ONAC Can Provide

There Are Various Ways to Interface with ONAC. Here Is What ONAC Can Provide Constituents:
  • Asset building resources, models, and strategies 
  • An ONAC Conference to be held annually 
  • Opportunities to connect to Native and non-Native asset building practitioners throughout the country for partnership 
  • Outreach to tribal leaders, tribal government programs, and other Native organizations to provide information about asset building 
  • Training and technical assistance for those wanting to design and implement asset building programs
  • ONAC-generated Native-specific financial education for Native youth and for parents managing 529 college savings plans 
  • A national resource guide for Native women entrepreneurs
  • Participation in the national ONAC Native EITC/VITA Network and the Native Bank On ONAC initiative
  • Funding for asset building program mini-grants and seed funding for Children's Savings Accounts, emergency savings accounts, and the opening of a Bank On checking account.  ONAC also provides nationally-available financial coaching to Native families, emergency cash assistance, and down payment assistance
  • Presentations about Native asset building topics during webinars or at in-person events (pre-pandemic), such as with the FDIC, Federal Trade Commission, HUD, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, the National Indian Council on Aging, and Native Bank On ONAC partners
  • ONAC-conducted national Native asset building research such as about Native women entrepreneurs and closing the women's wealth gap, options for providing remote VITA and Native-specific financial education services during a pandemic, documentation of Native Children's Savings initiatives in the U.S., how to claim federal EIP payments and connections to Bank On during the pandemic, lessons learned from delivery of emergency cash assistance, how to scale Native asset building and address the digital divide, and outcomes related to ONAC's integrated service delivery system 
  • Information about Native asset building trends and ONAC's services as part of participation in other national asset building research conducted by entities such as the Asset Funders Network, the Federal Reserve Bank, Prosperity Now, and the Institute for Economic and Racial Equity

Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition 
(405) 720-0770

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