CDFI Fundamentals November 4-7, 2019

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Hollywood, FL 33024

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Please join First Nations Oweesta Corporation for our Native CDFI Practitioner Certification Training (Fundamentals Week) with Native Learning Center in Hollywood, Florida on November 4-7, 2019.

Oweesta is excited to partner with Native Learning Center to offer this Native CDFI Practitioner Certification Program - Fundamentals Week again. This four-day, Fundamentals Week training will orient Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) practitioners to the Native CDFI field and help them understand more about different aspects of Native CDFI operations. This Fundamentals Week will help participants become certified Native CDFI practitioners and strengthen your work in your organizations and Native communities. Oweesta is partnering with the Seminole Tribe of Florida's Native Learning Center. Lanalle Smith and Florence Ludka from Oweesta will lead this training. We will be covering a range of CDFI topics, including: history of the industry, CDFI products & services, basic financial management, capitalization, measuring impact, outreach, policies and procedures, lending, client management, and other relevant topics.

The Native CDFI Practitioner Certification Training - Fundamentals Week will be held at the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Native Learning Center, located at 6363 Taft Street, Hollywood, Florida. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The training is tuition-free, however we do ask that if you register and are unable to make it please call 954-985-2315 to cancel (this will assist us in our breakfast and lunch orders).

We look forward to seeing you there!

This four-day, Fundamentals Week training will orient participants’ understanding of all foundational components that support the running of a healthy Native CDFI and the different aspects of Native CDFI operations. This training will help participants become certified Native CDFI practitioners and strengthen your work in your organizations and Native communities.

Objectives:

  • 1. Orient new participants of existing and emerging CDFIs to the Native CDFI field
  • 2. Increase knowledge and provide resources and tools for impact measures and evaluation, development services, and marketing;
  • 3. Increase knowledge and provide resources on evaluation of CDFIs, financial management, capitalization, and policy
  • 4. Increase knowledge and provide resources on lending, loan policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Travel Accommodations Details:

Below is a list of hotels that are within driving distance to the Native Learning Center Training Facility. For reservations, call or book online. A guest room block is not available for this training: however, any one of these hotels will honor the GSA rate. Guests will need to show their government ID upon check-in.

*All listed hotels are within 9 miles of the Native Learning Center.

Hyatt House| 954-922-0217
90 SW 18th Ave, Dania Beach, FL, 33004
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Hyatt Place| 954-922-0436
91 SW 18th Ave, Dania Beach, FL, 33004
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Comfort Suites Fort Lauderdale | 954-771-4800
191 SW 19th Court, Dania Beach, FL, 33004
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Hampton Inn Suites Fort Lauderdale | 954-922-0011
2500 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL, 33020
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Best Western Plus Fort Lauderdale ARPT | 954-926-7300
1900 Stirling Road, Dania Beach, FL, 33020
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Holiday Inn Airport | 954-925-9100
2905 Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL, 33020
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Extended Stay America Suites | 954-476-1211
7550 State Road 84, Davie, FL, 33317
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton | 954-922-0011
2500 Stirling Road, Hollywod, FL, 33020
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