Protecting our future.

People's Partner for Community Development is a Native-led non-profit organization serving the communities of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. We help create a stronger reservation economy while maintaining strong connections to our land, our traditional values and our cultural history.

We provide financial opportunities to stimulate economic development  by promoting self-sufficiency, self-determination and an enhanced quality of life for the reservation communities. 

We offer the tools, resources and training to help individuals, families and entrepreneurs create better lives and a stronger community.

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OUR MISSION

To provide financial opportunities to stimulate economic development on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation by promoting self-sufficiency, self-determination and an enhanced quality of life for the reservation communities. 

What we provide:

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We offer Small Business Development Training and Workshops through the year. We also offer Small Business Loans up to $5,000.

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YOUTH AG PROGRAM

This program is designed to teach, support and mentor young agricultural enthusiasts on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

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We offer Credit Builder Loans to clients up to $2,000 who are looking to re-build their damaged credit, or clients that have no credit and want to establish their credit. 

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Courtesy Cash, Inc. is a local business that has been in operation since the 1950s that serves our local community with check cashing, small loans, money orders and more. 

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PPCD and partners provide a variety of trainings, including Credit Builder Workshops, Financial Literacy Classes & Rodeo Bucks 101.

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PPCD partners with Chief Dull Knife College Extension Service & other programs to provide FREE income tax assistance by IRS Certified Volunteers.

News and Events.

The Morning Star Federal Credit Union Chartered by NCUA

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The National Credit Union Administration has granted a federal charter and Share Insurance Fund coverage to The Morning Star Federal Credit Union in Lame Deer, Montana. 

PPCD is proud to be the sponsoring entity to bringing this much needed service to our communities. 

The Morning Star Federal Credit Union will be a low-income-designated credit union serving people who live, work, worship, or attend school in Big Horn and Rosebud Counties in Montana. 

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$pending Frenzy Returns to Northern Cheyenne

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Students at two area high schools and a tribal college experienced a unique opportunity last month to practice financial responsibility and independent living.

The $pending Frenzy is an award winning financial skills simulation where participants visit a virtual community with $30,000 in play money bills to purchase housing, transportation, food, and other living expenses.

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EDA Build Back Better

People's Partner for Community Development is a member of the Mountain | Plains Regional Native CDFI Coalition that received a Build Back Better Regional Challenge grant. 

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