Building Native Communities
Oweesta is pleased to be collaborating with Cook Inlet Tribal Council
to host the next certified instructor training. This training will offer a three-day, state-of-the-art instructor training and certification program to help Native CDFIs, tribes and other Native organizations establish and sustain financial education programs in their communities. This training will take place February 26-28 at The Rasmuson Conference Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
For more information, visit Oweesta's website
. We will be accepting a registration application for each participant until January 31 or until filled. Register NOW!
Doorways to Dreams (D2D) Fund
is an incentive-based promotion that encourages tax filers to save a portion of their refund and potentially win cash prizes. D2D Fund is a nonprofit that works nationally to help Americans overcome financial crises with new approaches to managing day-to-day finances. For the tax season, they are offering this program geared to those who are 18 years or older, due a federal tax refund, and willing to save at least $50. D2D will award 100 weekly prizes worth $100 each and a $25,000 grand prize to tax filers who split and save at least $50 of their federal tax refund using IRS Form 8888
. You can enter to win weekly prizes by filling out an online entry form
. Then, upload a photo
that represents your savings goal to the D2D Fund $25,000 Grand Prize photo contest. Not sure how to split and save your refund to qualify? Please see their FAQs
to find out.