Akiptan is a Native American Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides loans and technical assistance to those in Indian Agriculture. Akiptan offers a whole suite of services that include financing youth, start ups, operating costs and ownership. Our CDFI takes it a step further and works with the client to assist with technical support as well as provide financial literacy training to help create a knowledgeable borrower.
Youth are a key part of the agriculture industry, which is why Akiptan also has a youth loan product. Youth are able to borrow up to $5,000.
Akiptan's General Loan can be used for many different purposes to meet the different needs of producers. Activities like buying cattle, green houses, equipment, etc. are all eligible. Producers are able to borrow up to $250,000.
OPERATING LOAN AND LINE OF CREDIT
In order to make sure that Akiptan can fully service a client's needs, we also have operating and line of credit products where producers can borrow up to $250,000.
LAND MORTGAGE AND DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE
To address land ownership issues, such as highly fractionated land, Akiptan has developed a product that fits those needs. Producers can borrow up to $250,000.
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Akiptan seeks to reach all Native American's involved in Agriculture, urban or rural, on the reservation or off.