Our Native American finance group has a long history of serving tribal customers and understanding the unique needs of tribes and tribal businesses. In addition to financing gaming and hospitality projects, our team brings expertise in devising financial solutions for tribal infrastructure needs, healthcare, energy and other economic development projects.
We offer a wide variety of financial services to tribal governments and gaming enterprises.
BOK Financial has developed one of the largest Native American-focused programs in the country. Our flexible financial solutions facilitate the expansion of tribal enterprises and help strengthen Native American communities.
Our Native American Financing initiative has arranged more than $1 billion in financing. We also manage more than $1 billion in assets for tribal nations and businesses.
In addition to financing gaming and hospitality projects, we work with U.S. government agency grants, tax credits and loan guarantees to devise financial solutions for tribal infrastructure, healthcare, energy and more.
BOK Financial uses several government guaranteed programs from agencies like the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development for added security and increased flexibility.
The U.S. government has developed several programs and policies to help tribal enterprises align their activities with local priorities, combat poverty, employ Native Americans and fund tribal government programs. Federal programs include:
This program offers partial reimbursement of interest payments for loans made under the BIA Loan Guarantee Program.
This provides tax-advantaged lending focused on economic development in low-income communities. Many tribal nations qualify.
As an important source of revenue and employment for many tribes and their members, the gaming and hospitality industry has become an economic development catalyst for many tribes. Our team of Native American financing specialists can help your organization obtain financing for resort and casino projects, operating and capital improvement lines of credit, treasury management and vault services. We work with organizations of all sizes and finance projects ranging from $500,000 to $200 million and can customize a solution to meet your needs.
BOK Financial has industry specialists with decades of experience in all types of Native American lending. We offer financial services to more than 30 tribal governments and gaming and business enterprises.
Drawing on a full suite of industry leading products and services, we create customized strategies to preserve and grow tribal resources. And, we will evolve with you as the needs of your organization change.
We can help your tribal organization navigate the regulations and red tape of mineral and real estate management, asset custody, regulatory reporting and analysis. We also offer advisory services to maximize the output of your holdings.
Our expert hedging services, foreign exchange and trading and exposure management solutions are designed to meet the specific needs of tribal governments.
Our Native American finance group has in-depth experience serving tribal clients. We have a unique understanding of a tribal organization's opportunities, challenges, priorities and objectives. Working with our team means: