Tribes and Native Populations

Makah Commercial Fishing

Makah Commercial Fishing
Project City:
Neah Bay
Project State:
WA
Project Year:
2014
The Makah tribe's fishing dock in northwest Washington is ready for business - and spurring economic development in the region ...
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Kalispel Tribe Wastewater Treatment and Buffalo Preserve

Kalispel Tribe Wastewater Treatment and Buffalo Preserve
Project City:
Usk
Project State:
WA
Project Year:
2014
The new facility provides immediate cost savings and prevents emergency overflows and environmental contamination. Additionally, with the modern facility in place, the Tribe can continue the growth and development of ...
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Arapaho Childcare & Healthcare

Arapaho Childcare & Healthcare
Project City:
Riverton
Project State:
WY
Project Year:
2018
Located on the Wind River Reservation, this project is the development of a medical clinic and childcare clinic in a rural medically underserved area that will enhance existing and provide ...
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Terra NW

Terra NW
Project City:
Anchorage
Project State:
AK
Project Year:
2011
The Alaska telecommunications provider, GCI, completed Phase 1 of the TERRA-NW broadband service in December and started transmitting commercial traffic on Jan. 3, 2013. Travois New Markets used a portion ...
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Northern California Indian Development council

Northern California Indian Development council
Project City:
Eureka
Project State:
CA
Project Year:
2014
The California Statewide Communities Development Corporation (CSCDC) has provided $7 million of New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to the Northern California Indian Development Council (NCIDC) to fund upgrades that ...
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Chippewa Community Dental Facility

Chippewa Community Dental Facility
Project City:
Lac Du Flambeau
Project State:
WI
Project Year:
2012
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Community Dental Facility This investment helps the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians to construct a center that will ...
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Pueblo of Laguna Wastewater System

Pueblo of Laguna Wastewater System
Project City:
Laguna
Project State:
NM
Project Year:
2012
NMTC financing helped Pueblo of Laguna Utility Authority complete the rehabilitation of the water and wastewater system throughout the tribal lands of Pueblo of Laguna, N.M. The previous water system, ...
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Batesland Elementary School

Batesland Elementary School
Project City:
Batesland
Project State:
SD
Project Year:
2011
This project has created the funding to expand and rehabilitate a second elementary school project on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Batesland, South Dakota. The current Batesland school is ...
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St. Croix Justice Center

St. Croix Justice Center
Project City:
Siren
Project State:
WI
Project Year:
2017
GWOF New Markets Tax Credits were used to expand the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe judicial building in Webster. The new judicial center increases space for a new domestic violence office, ...
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Washoe Travel Plaza

Washoe Travel Plaza
Project City:
Gardnerville
Project State:
NV
Project Year:
2015
Washoe Travel Plaza is a “first-of-its-kind” NMTC project located on the Washoe Native American reservation in Nevada. The development produced a diversified and sustainable source of revenue for this Nevada ...
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Lakota Tech

Lakota Tech
Project City:
Pine Ridge
Project State:
SD
Project Year:
2019

Rocky Boy Health Center

Rocky Boy Health Center
Project City:
Box Elder
Project State:
MT
Project Year:
2019

Fort Peck Montana

Fort Peck Montana
Project City:
Poplar
Project State:
MT
Project Year:
2014
Montana Community Development Corporation (Montana CDC) completed its first New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) transaction in Indian Country to finance a new government administration building on the Fort Peck Reservation ...
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Pascua Yaqui Tribe Head Start

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Head Start
Project City:
Tucson
Project State:
AZ
Project Year:
2011
Travois New Markets recently helped the Pascua Yaqui Tribe secure New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing for its new $8.7 million education center that broke ground in December 2011. Wells ...
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The Ko-Kwel Wellness Center

The Ko-Kwel Wellness Center
Project City:
Coos Bay
Project State:
OR
Project Year:
2020
The Ko-Kwel Wellness Center will be a 22,000-square-foot building on the tribe’s Kilkich Reservation near Charleston. When it opens next year, the $12 million center will offer primary care, dental ...
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Maniilaq Nursing Home

Maniilaq Nursing Home
Project City:
Kotzebue
Project State:
AK
Project Year:
2010
For Inupiat Eskimo families in Northwest Alaska, access to a nursing home for elders required boarding a flight to Anchorage, 549 miles southeast of Kotzebue, and leaving behind traditional foods, ...
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Molokai Community Health Center

Molokai Community Health Center
Project City:
Maunaloa
Project State:
HI
Project Year:
2012
The Molokai Community Health Center (MCHC) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the quality of life for residents of the Hawaiian island of Molokai, who are predominantly Native ...
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Itom Hiapsi

Itom Hiapsi
Project City:
Tempe
Project State:
AZ
Project Year:
2012
The town of Guadalupe—a neighborhood in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area—is home to 3,600 members of the Pascua YaquiTribe. For many years, the tribe was struggled to provide the samecomprehensive ...
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Antlers Wellness Center

Antlers Wellness Center
Project City:
Durant
Project State:
OK
Project Year:
2018
The Durant Wellness Center provides opportunities for wellness-related recreational and educational activities including but not limited to: group fitness classes, biometric screens, nutritional counseling, wellness coaching, and general fitness facility ...
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Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Electrical Substations

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Electrical Substations
Project City:
Shiprock
Project State:
NM
Project Year:
2009
Working with U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC) as the investor and The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) as leverage lender, Travois New Markets used $6.4 million in allocation to ...
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Karuk Services Expansion

Karuk Services Expansion
Project City:
Happy Camp
Project State:
CA
Project Year:
2018
The Karuk Tribe constructed a 4,800 sq ft family services center in Happy Camp, California. The center houses many tribal programs including cash aid, behavioral and substance abuse counseling, job ...
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Minnewaukan Public School

Minnewaukan Public School
Project City:
Minnewaukan
Project State:
ND
Project Year:
2012
The Minnewaukan Public School District No. 5 needed to relocate its school building because it was continuously threatened by the rising water levels of the adjacent Devils Lake in Minnewaukan, ...
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Yurok Tribal Forestry

Yurok Tribal Forestry
Project City:
Klamath
Project State:
CA
Project Year:
2018
The Yurok Tribal Community Forest and Salmon Fishery Preserve is a California North Coast enterprise focused on sustainable forestry (including a carbon sequestration project), fisheries habitat protection and restoration, and ...
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Coyote Valley Hotel and Wastewater

Coyote Valley Hotel and Wastewater
Project City:
Redwood Valley
Project State:
CA
Project Year:
2018
The new Coyote Valley Hotel will be 55,000 square feet and will have 101 guest rooms. It is located along US Highway 101, a major commercial artery bringing customers through ...
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Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility

Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility
Project City:
Galena
Project State:
AK
Project Year:
2011
The Yukon-Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility (YKEALF) recently received substantial economic help as U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of U.S. Bank, and Travois New Markets, a ...
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Red Lake Trading Post

Red Lake Trading Post
Project City:
Red Lake
Project State:
MN
Project Year:
2018
Red Lake Inc., an economic development enterprise of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, and its subsidiary, Red Lake Retail, are building a new grocery store to better serve ...
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San Carlos Apache Tribe

San Carlos Apache Tribe
Project City:
San Carlos Reservation
Project State:
AZ
Project Year:
2018
NMTC financing supported construction of a 12,600 square-foot community facility in the Bylas District, a 12,600 square-foot community facility in the Seven Mile District, and a community swimming pool complex, ...
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St. Croix Chippewa Indians

St. Croix Chippewa Indians
Project City:
Webster
Project State:
WI
Project Year:
2018
St. Croix Chippewa Indians - Judicial Center - This complex deal was years in the making. It provides refinancing of existing gaming debt, loans for new economic development project construction, ...
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Envirotech

Envirotech
Project City:
Tyonek
Project State:
AK
Project Year:
2004
The Village of Tyonek is a Dean’ina Athabascan Indian village of 193 residents located on a bluff overlooking Cook inlet, 43 miles southwest of Anchorage. The village is only accessible ...
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Data from the 2019 NMTC Progress Report

In 2018, 12 projects directly supported low-income native populations with new jobs and expanded social services

Karuk Services expansion, Happy Camp & Yreka, CA

The Karuk Tribe constructed a 4,800 sq. ft. family services center in Happy Camp, CA. The center houses many tribal programs including behavioral and substance abuse counseling, job training and employment assistance, and child welfare and social services. Additionally, the tribe constructed an 11,400 sq. ft. service center in Happy Camp housing a community rec. center. The tribe also rehabilitated a medical and dental clinic in Yreka, CA.

Yurok Forest & Fishery, Klamath, CA

The Yurok Tribal Community Forest and Salmon Fishery Preserve is a California North Coast enterprise focused on sustainable forestry (including a carbon sequestration project), fisheries habitat protection and restoration, and ecosystem services over a 47,097-acre forested landscape. The third-phase of the restoration project supported 87 FTE jobs in Klamath, CA, where the unemployment rate is 14.7 percent.

Coyote Valley Hotel & Wastewater, Redwood, CA

The new, 55,000 sq. ft. Coyote Valley Hotel will have 101 guest rooms. It is located along U.S. Highway 101, a major commercial artery bringing customers through the region for business, tourism and gaming purposes. The tribe is also increasing wastewater capacity and building safer highway access to the reservation. The project is expecte to create 24 FTE jobs and 150 construction jobs.

San Carlos Apache Tribe, San Carlos, AZ

The San Carlos Apache Reservation is located in a severely distressed area of San Carlos, AZ. NMTC-financing helped construct three neighborhood facilities, including two community centers and a swimming pool complex. Each facility will be designed to meet the needs of the community, with an emphasis on improving the quality of life for the Tribe’s youth. State Bank of Arizona was the tax credit purchaser and leverage lender for the project.

Wolf Creek School, Pine Ridge, SD

Expansion and renovation of a South Dakota public school located within the Oglala Lakota Nation. The expansion will provide 25,200 additional sq. ft. for the facility which serves Kindergarten through 5th grade children. The project also includes replacement of the school’s obsolete bus barn and purchase and installation of a new air conditioning system. The existing HVAC system will be converted to a geo-thermal ground-source heat pump.system.

“Expansion of the 12th Street clinic will help to address critical health care needs of our people. With the support of New Markets Tax Credits and all of the parties involved, we will be able to bring new and expanded services to improve the overall quality of life for our Tribe and the surrounding communities.”
-Richard Brannan, Director of Wind River Cares.
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New Judicial Center

St. Croix Chippewa Indians Webster, WI

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Red Lake Grocery

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Ponemah, MN

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Arapaho Childcare & Healthcare

Wind River Reservation Riverton, WY