Promoting private Indian business development by maximizing and developing resources that encourage and support Montana Indian Entrepreneurs.
Montana Indian Business Alliance
MIBA is an outcome of the historic 2006 Montana Indian Business Conference that was held in Great Falls and had approximately 250 attendees. MIBA’s partners are comprised of organizations and entities that are interested in Indian business development. They include tribal organizations, tribal governments, state government, non-profits, tribal colleges, Indian owned businesses, Governor Bullock’s office, lending institutions, consulting firms, consumer credit advocacy agencies, community development agencies, the Federal Reserve Bank and federal agencies.
MIBA’s sole purpose is to foster development of Indian owned businesses.The path to economic success and stability is steeper in Indian Country. MIBA is a uniquely Montana-specific tool working to “level out” that steep grade and equip Indian businesses with resources, data, information and networks to accelerate opportunity and development.
- To be a pro-active network and resource advocate for Indian business.
- To be a catalyst for Indian entrepreneur growth and enhancement.
- To promote successful Indian Country business environments.
- To foster accessibility to financial resources.