Are you thinking about starting a business or maybe you have a business that is ready to grow! No matter where you are in the entrepreneur process, it can feel overwhelming. Chi Ishobak has the experience and resources to help you succeed. (Read about our business success stories for The Front Porch, Bicycle Gallery & Body Art, and Morano Foods, Inc.)
Affordable Commercial Loans for Start-up or Expansion
Chi Ishobak prides itself in nurturing Tribal entrepreneurs with access to capital for small-business start-up or expansion. Loans may range from $1,000 to over $35,000 and the funds may be used for equipment, inventory, supplies, and/or working capital. Chi Ishobak will also help guide you through the process of acquiring funding for your business.
Small Business Individual Development Accounts
Our Small Business IDA program helps Tribal entrepreneurs accumulate business assets, build capacity, establish banking relationships, and empower the accomplishment of goals. To benefit from this program, Tribal entrepreneurs need to participate in our Financial Wellness workshop, develop a business plan save $500 over a 12-month period. Upon completion of these requirements, Chi Ishobak will match those savings 2:1 ($1,000) for a total $1,500.
Business Development Assistance
Chi Ishobak has developed technical assistance programs for both the aspiring entrepreneurs and established businesses. For aspiring entrepreneurs, Chi Ishobak helps clients evaluate business ideas and establish a plan to turn those ideas into reality. While training and one-on-one assistance can help make existing businesses grow more efficient, more productive, and more profitable.
To learn more about how Chi Ishobak can help you start your 2017 on a new path, please contact us here or give us a call at (269) 783-4157.