Lakota Funds
  • P.O. Box 340 Kyle, South Dakota 57752 USA
  • (605) 455-2500
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Native Organizations Receive Governor’s Awards in the Arts

Native Organizations Receive Governor’s Awards in the Arts

Lakota Funds was recognized for Outstanding Support of the Arts to Native Nations with Lands in South Dakota at the 24th Biennial Governor’s Awards in the Arts presentation banquet in Pierre, which was co-sponsored by Arts South Dakota and the South Dakota Arts Council. We were selected through an open […]

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Free Tax Service Aims to Maximize Refunds for Reservation Residents

Free Tax Service Aims to Maximize Refunds for Reservation Residents

Lakota Funds and the Lakota Federal Credit Union are partnering again this year to facilitate a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site that will offer free tax preparation services to those who live on the Pine Ridge Reservation and neighboring areas.
“This is a critical service that helps fuel

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Oglala Sioux Tribe President Drops in on Youth Business Plan Competition

Oglala Sioux Tribe President Drops in on Youth Business Plan Competition

The 11th Annual Lakota Nation Invitational (LNI) Business Plan Competition had an unexpected, yet very welcomed, visitor. Oglala Sioux Tribe President, Julian Running Bear, watched several youth as they presented their business plans on the second day of the competition at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. “It was great to […]

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Native Nations Rebuilders – Cohort 10 Announced

Native Nations Rebuilders – Cohort 10 Announced

Congratulations to Angela Koenen for being chosen as one of the members of the 10th cohort of the Native Nations Rebuilders program! Rebuilders are emerging and existing Native leaders looking to build leadership skills and nation building knowledge. Angela was one of 21 tribal citizens from 14 tribes that was […]

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Lakota Funds Receives $1 Million to Support Lending Program

Lakota Funds Receives $1 Million to Support Lending Program

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, a part of the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that Lakota Funds was awarded $1,005,000 as part of their Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program. The award will fuel Lakota Funds’ lending program, which in turn channels funds in the form of agricultural, business, […]

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Expanded Program to Invest $2.6 Million into Reservation Farms and Ranches

Expanded Program to Invest $2.6 Million into Reservation Farms and Ranches

We are pleased to announce that we will be expanding our agricultural business program with a funding award from the Native American Agricultural Fund, an organization that was born out of the Keepseagle vs. Vilsack settlement. Through the expansion, we will add a full-time staff member who, along with other […]

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Lakota Funds Launches Client Survey

Lakota Funds Launches Client Survey

Providing tools to help our clients build assets and create wealth is at the core of Lakota Funds’ mission. We are conducting a brief survey of our clients so that we can identify areas of opportunity to best serve you. The survey will only take approximately six minutes, and all […]

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Prefabricated Home Sales Office Now Open in Kyle

Prefabricated Home Sales Office Now Open in Kyle

While thousands of homes are needed to fully meet the housing needs of Pine Ridge Reservation residents, Tess Puckett’s new business, Lakota Cabins, will be in high demand. Lakota Cabins sells custom-built, prefabricated, energy-efficient homes at a reasonable price point. Puckett hopes her new business will help the community by […]

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