Lakota Funds
  • P.O. Box 340 Kyle, South Dakota 57752 USA
  • (605) 455-2500
  • M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Family Celebrates Homeownership this Holiday Season

Family Celebrates Homeownership this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Cynthia Plenty Bull and her daughter will be celebrating in the same house they have lived in for the past six years. But this year, they will call the home their own. Cynthia is the first tenant in the 30-unit Eagle Nest Housing Development,

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An Oglala Sioux Veteran’s Journey to Homeownership

An Oglala Sioux Veteran’s Journey to Homeownership

In our role with the South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition, Lakota Funds is actively working to create homeownership opportunities for Native Americans throughout the state, and specifically for Native American veterans.
One of our first successes in this initiative was partnering with Mazaska Owecaso Otipi Financial to

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Lakota Funds Deploys 1st Agricultural Loan

Lakota Funds Deploys 1st Agricultural Loan

James Two Crow (Oglala Sioux), a loyal Lakota Funds client since 2002, was the first to tap into our new Farm Service Agency guaranteed loan program. He utilized this agricultural loan product to purchase 20 bred cows, which symbolize the start of his growing cattle operation just

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Financial Institutions Partner to Increase Financial Capability and Assets

Financial Institutions Partner to Increase Financial Capability and Assets

Lakota Funds and the Lakota Federal Credit Union announced the second year of the Increased Customer Access Partnership Program, which is designed to promote cross marketing between the two organizations in order to expand access to programs and services that support increased financial capability and asset building

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Homeownership: A Path to Freedom and Stability

Homeownership: A Path to Freedom and Stability

After nearly a five year journey, January Mathis, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, will soon be moving into a home she can call her own. January’s home is currently one of seven under construction in Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation’s regenerative community just outside of

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Derek Weston Receives All Star Honor for Business Success

Derek Weston Receives All Star Honor for Business Success

Derek Weston, owner of Six Stars Pest Control Services, has been recognized by Lakota Funds as an “All Star” for his participation in multiple programs designed to build assets for Lakota individuals and families.  The All Star program was designed by Lakota Funds to encourage their clients

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Rosalie’s Quilting Expands, Persistence Pays Off

Rosalie’s Quilting Expands, Persistence Pays Off

Rosalie’s Quilting, located 15 miles east of Wanblee on Highway 44 on Corn Creek, has expanded their operations from a home-based business into a newly constructed shop. The shop, built by Mendoza Construction and financed by Lakota Funds, will house all of the business’s equipment and will

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Darrell Hunter Receives All Star Honor for Building Business

Darrell Hunter Receives All Star Honor for Building Business

Over twenty years ago Darrell Hunter was one of three students in the first-ever woodshop class at Little Wound High School in Kyle, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Reservation. His teacher, who Darrell indicates was also a supportive mentor, created the class so he could develop

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Expanded Opportunity for Native American Entrepreneurs

Expanded Opportunity for Native American Entrepreneurs

Lakota Funds has expanded their service area to increase opportunities for more Native American entrepreneurs to access capital that will support business ventures located within a 50-mile radius of the exterior boundaries of the Pine Ridge Reservation. Previously, their service area covered a 25-mile radius beyond the

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