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USDA Presents: Access to capital in Rural America for Non-Regulated Lenders

October 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

Description: This webinar is designed for rural lenders, community development financial institutions, food sector lenders, community lenders and non-regulated lenders to:

  • Learn about USDA Rural Development’s Guaranteed programs and their benefits to lenders and their rural community customers
  • Learn how to become an approved lender and participate in the USDA Rural Development’s Guaranteed programs (Business and Industry, Community Facilities, Water and Environmental Programs and Rural Energy for America Program), and
  • Access USDA subject matter experts during a question and answer session on the various guaranteed programs and the application process to become a non-regulated lender.


October 14, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT




Thursday, August 4

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Wednesday, August 3

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Tuesday, August 2

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7:30 am
Registration (Location: Sequoia)

9:00 am
Posting of Colors (Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

9:05 am
Welcome & Opening Prayer

9:10 am
Time of Reflection

9:25 am
Welcome & Opening Message from SGCETC Board of Directors 

9:30 am
Welcome from Tribal Nations within California and Discussion of Hot  Topics

10:15 am
Discussion with Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland

10:30 am

10:45 am
Establishing the Bay Area American Indian Cultural District

11:00 am
COVID Update and Indian Health Service Initiatives to Improve Health and Wellbeing

11:30 am
International Decade (2022 – 2032) of Indigenous Language Preservation

11:45 am
Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Networking Break

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Breakout Sessions

3:30 pm- 3:45 pm

3:45 pm
Threats to Tribal Sovereignty: Protecting the Indian Child Welfare Act

(Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

4:05 pm
Self-Governance Updates from DOI, IHS, and DOT

4:45 pm
Tiwahe Initiative – Federal Updates


Additional Meetings and Activities

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
DOI SGDB Training Room (Sand Pebble D)

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Individual Meetings with OSG Staff- Open (Board Rooms 3 & 4)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Caucus for the Food Distribution Program for Indian Reservations Consultation Meeting (Cypress A)