Indian Affairs Awards $2.9 Million in Indian Business Incubator Program Grants

The Indian Affairs Office of Indian Economic Development today announced it has awarded $2.9 million in total Indian Business Incubator Program funding to 10 American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes and Tribal Organizations. Read the Press Release issued on November 3, 2022.


Congratulations to the 2022 Indian Business Incubator Program Awardees!

IBIP AwardeeAward Amount
Change Labs$300,000.00
Cherokee Nation$300,000.00
Chickasaw Nation$300,000.00
Mohave County Community College District$237,055.92
Plenty Doors Community Development Corporation$300,000.00
Quechan Indian Tribe$300,000.00
Regents of New Mexico State University$289,869.00
Sinte Gleska University$300,000.00
South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency$300,000.00
Taala Fund$300,000.00


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IBIP Technical Assistance

OIED’s Pilot Technical Assistance Program supported the implementation of IBIP by providing a pre-application webinar for prospective applicants as well as in-person and virtual business incubator roundtable events to share lessons learned and best practices from IBIP grantees.
Visit our Technical Assistance page to see the IBIP highlights from OIED's Grantee Meeting, IBIP pre-application webinar, and IBIP roundtable.


IBIP Program Report

View our 2023 IBIP Program Report:  


IBIP Outcomes Data

Visit OIED’s Outcomes Data page to view an infographic detailing our IBIP grant awards.

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Success Stories

  • IBIP Success Story: Change Labs - Tuba City, AZ

    Photographers take pictures of a ribbon cutting.

    Change Labs received a FY 2022 Indian Business Incubator Program grant from OIED and has been extremely successful in utilizing their grant funds.

    Change Labs is a Native-led 501c3 on the Navajo Nation creating pathways for Navajo and Hopi entrepreneurs to strengthen their business skills and provide opportunities for business growth.


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