Our Services

NABIN is guided by a vision of a vibrant economy for Native people in Northern Arizona, where innovation and creativity merge with culture and tradition. The program seeks to guide fledgling entrepreneurs to their full potential by nurturing their ideas and igniting their ambition.

Business Counseling

Business Counseling

Administrative Support

Administrative Support

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Training + Workshops

Training + Workshops

Marketing Assistance

Marketing Assistance

Professional Mentorship

Professional Mentorship

The Native American Business Incubator Network aims to provide direct services to entrepreneurs by increasing capacity and by providing organizational development training associated with principles of social entrepreneurship. Overall, NABIN seeks to play a role in the construction of a network for entrepreneurship that will serve to solve problems and build healthy economies for future generations. By meeting challenges head-on, and by encouraging local markets across the Colorado Plateau, NABIN hopes to invigorate artisans and entrepreneurs to strive for an economy that is ecologically cognizant and compatible with Native culture.

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Our Trending Events

NABIN aims to elevate the hearts and minds of Native people, and to ultimately change the current business climate by initiating game-changing techniques and boosting peer collaboration. The goal is to revitalize self-sufficiency and resiliency, to bolster business practices, and to increase prosperity for Native communities.

Create & Elevate

Lunch & Learn

Sign Making Workshops 

Change Labs

NIE Workshop

Our Team

NABIN is led by a group of individuals who see that powerful and meaningful change is possible if Native entrepreneurs are nurtured in a supportive environment. The team recognizes that people who receive developmental support will experience higher rates of success and greater upward mobility.

Natasha K. Hale Program Director

Natasha is the Program Director for the Grand Canyon Trust’s Native America Program, where she launched the Native American Business Incubator Network in 2012. She is also the Associate Director of the Colorado Plateau Foundation, which provides grants to strengthen Native-led organizations dedicated to sustaining lands, water, and cultures on the Colorado Plateau. Natasha formerly was legislative staff assistant for the Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker.

Adrian Manygoats Incubator Coordinator

Adrian is the Incubator Coordinator. She joined the Grand Canyon Trust’s Native America Program in the spring of 2014 to provide marketing support for NABIN. Prior to working with the Trust, Adrian co-founded the Navajo Women’s Energy Project and helped establish the non-profit organization, Eagle Energy, on the Navajo Nation. From 2013 to 2015, she worked in communities in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah to make affordable solar technology available to people without grid access.

Jessica Stago Lead Business Counselor

Jessica is NABIN’s Lead Business Counselor. A business consultant with over ten years’ experience, she is a Certified Small Business Counselor with the Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College. She has served as adjunct faculty in the Small Business Management department of Northland Pioneer College, and worked as a Procurement Specialist for the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

Members

With peers and partners, NABIN seeks to establish the next era of economic development on tribal nations by building a strong entrepreneurial community that will increase opportunities for sustainable economic growth.
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