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PO Box 1349
Tempe AZ 85280, United States
Kaaren Lyn Graves - Project Director

Serving all Tribal individuals & enterprises including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians throughout Arizona, Utah, & Nevada

NABEDC (pronounced “Nah Bed See”) is a federally funded project aimed at helping and designed to assist Native Americans/American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians (AIANNHs) start a business or grow an existing business. All services provided under NABEDC are for AIANNHs who are entrepreneurs, sole proprietors, new/existing small business owners, and/or general inquirers. 

NABEDC staff, community partners, and our industry experts conduct classes/workshops, technical assistance services, and one-on-one consulting at no charge.  All services are provided throughout Arizona, Nevada, and Utah as long as the program participants sign up through registration , or by email. 

NABEDC has ambitious goals for the AIANNH communities with a particular emphasis in new business development, existing business growth, and creating/retaining job. Classes and workshops will focus on starting or growing a business, accessing capital, locating & bidding on opportunities, marketing resources, export assistance, manufacturing resources, and other services.  


·       How to start and/or grow a business

·       Steps toward obtaining capital

·       How to obtain government/private contracting opportunities

·       Marketing strategies

·       Export assistance services

·       Manufacturing resources

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