Impact Charitable is proud to welcome Oweesta Corporation into our portfolio!
Through a partnership with the Christensen Fund, Impact Charitable made a $1MM loan commitment to support the important lending programs of Oweesta.
Oweesta is the longest standing Native CDFI intermediary, offering financial products and development services exclusively to Native CDFIs and Native communities. Specifically, Oweesta provides training, technical assistance, investments, research, and policy advocacy to help
Native communities develop an integrated range of asset-building products and services including financial education and financial products.
All of Oweesta’s programs flow from their strategic plan and are designed to support the empowerment and sustainability of local-level institutions. They provide in-depth, high-quality support in the form of training and one-on-one technical assistance for organizations all across the U.S. Because of this work, these organizations are better equipped to build thriving local economies in their Native communities.
Oweesta has built a diversified loan portfolio by loan type and CDFI partner. Oweesta has made 76 loans with 42 partners, deploying nearly $52 million in total.