CPCDC partnership supports Shawnee growth

With the help of the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, Gathering Place Coffee Co. owners Rebecca and Jonathan Hilton and Jesse and Callie Ingram offer Shawnee more than just a space to grab a cup of joe.

CPCDC an insured performance lender

The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development Division of Capital Investment named the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation an Interior Insured Performance Lender.

Hownikan Podcast: May 2021

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss an award recently granted to the Tribe’s community development financial institution, hear from a Nashville musician who was discovered by Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and learn some tips and tricks for self-care.

Growth through the ashes of disaster

It took around six to eight months for Shawnee Cleaners & Linen to reopen their doors after a disastrous fire. Throughout the last few years, things have begun looking up for the Yancey family, and in December of 2019, they opened two new locations with the help of the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, expanding to three across two cities.

CPCDC encourages Native American artists, small business owners’ success

The First Peoples Fund recently extended its partnership with the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation until June 2021. Between 2016 and 2020, the two organizations have assisted more than 90 Native American artists with business development training, credit counseling and asset building.

Second annual Community Baby Shower empowers families

More than 600 guests attended the second annual Community Baby Shower hosted by Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Workforce & Social Services Department and the CPN Child Development Center on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

Shane Jett receives Visionary Leader Award

Shane D. Jett, CEO of the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, recently received the 2019 Visionary Leader Award in recognition for his contributions to the Native community development financial institutions industry.