2017 Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition (ONAC) Conference

15 Jul 2016 5:00 AM | Christy Finsel (Administrator)
We invite you to attend the 2017 Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition (ONAC) Conference.  ONAC will release the 2017 Conference date by early 2017.   

During the conference, we will examine the current state of Native asset building; have opportunities for peer learning; share information about Native asset building models, funding sources, partnership opportunities, research, training and technical assistance; and learn about ONAC next steps and ways to be involved in the Coalition.

At the end of the day, we will have a networking reception and provide ONAC membership information. We invite you to participate in this interactive conference.

Who should attend the conference?

Those interested and engaged in Native asset building. We invite Tribal leaders, Tribal program directors, Native nonprofits, Native asset building practitioners and researchers, state representatives, students, cultural advisors, policy organizations, funders, financial institutions and financial institution regulatory bodies, national asset building organizations, inter-tribal organizations, representatives from the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, IRS, and Administration for Children and Families, and others interested in tribal asset building in Oklahoma to attend.

Conference Schedule:

  • 9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Conference
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception and Membership Drive

Agenda: Agenda is forthcoming.


What is ONAC?  
The Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition (ONAC) is a nonprofit Native asset building coalition that works with tribes and partners interested in establishing asset-building initiatives and programs in Native communities, for the purpose of creating greater opportunities for economic security of tribal citizens.

What is ONAC’s role with Native asset building?
ONAC is working with constituents and partners to increase the number of Native asset building opportunities such as:

  • financial education programs
  • credit builder programs
  • Individual Development Account programs (matched savings)
  • homeownership and foreclosure prevention programs
  • children's savings programs
  • entrepreneurial programs
  • free tax preparation at Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, etc.
If you have any questions about ONAC or the 2017 ONAC Conference, please contact Christy Finsel, ONAC Executive Director, at cfinsel@oknativeassets.org or at (405) 401-7873

Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition 
(405) 720-0770

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