Navajo Nation - Small Business Development

211 East Historic 66 • PO Box 250 • Church Rock, NM 87311
United States
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The Navajo Nation, through its Small Business Regional Business Development Offices (RBDO), provides management assistance to current and prospective small business owners by providing a wide variety of information and guidance through seven branch locations. It enhances economic development by providing technical assistance not only to small business developers but also to local Chapters, communities, business associations, and other organizations with local planning and promotion of business and economic development activities.

They also administer the Micro-Enterprise Loan Program (MELP) as a major participant to provide loan application reviews that will ensure compliance with loan guidelines. The RBDO's will assist you with the following services:

• Writing business plans
• Negotiating and processing business site leases
• Designing marketing plans
• Assisting with regulatory compliance
• Setting up bookkeeping/record keeping systems
• Providing computer usage
• Assisting with acquiring land for development
• Assisting with bid preparations
• Business educational seminars
• Assembling loan packages or financial plans
• Instruction in using computers for business applications
• Providing business-related training classes and seminars