Propel Nonprofits uses creative capital solutions to make good things happen. They received one of our first PRIs in 2017, helping to grow their lending pool from $25M to $30M.
By Riham Feshir
Photography by Ackerman + Gruber
Data drives Anita B. Frederick (BF'09). As a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, she has learned firsthand the importance of accurate data and how populations can be underserved when research is lacking.
By Natalia Mendez
Photos courtesy of Tribal Nations Research Group
Akiptan is transforming agricultural lending from the ground up in South Dakota. As a Native American CDFI, it's the first dedicated exclusively to Indian agriculture.
By Mary Divine
Photography courtesy of Akiptan/Sky Bear Media
Bush Fellow and Hennepin County Board of Commissioners Chair Irene Fernando finds her strength by being curious, asking questions, and taking risks.
By Marla Khan-Schwartz
The North Dakota Native Tourism Alliance unites five Native nations to promote and educate the world about Native culture
By Mo Perry
Photography courtesy of North Dakota Native Tourism Alliance
Dr. Michael V. Walker (BF’17) is an unapologetic advocate for Black male student achievement
By Frederick Melo
Education Evolving leads the field to transform public education
By Mary Divine
Photography by Bruce Silcox
Yuko Taniguchi (BF’16) combines art and wellness to foster healing and self-discovery
By Amy Carlson Gustafson
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