How Two Rivers CDC Can Help You

Two Rivers CDC provides individual counseling, group counseling, and training programs for Native Americans and tribes. Fees are assessed based on the nature of program/ needs, demographics of client and travel needs.

Contact us to learn more about how we support you.

reating a Business

  • Understanding structures
  • Section 17 and Tribe owned business development

General business practices

  • Business Planning
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Succession Planning
  • Finding Financing

Partnership and Networking

Pre and Post-Contract Performance Support

Determining Suitability for Contracting

  • Business readiness
  • Steps to take
  • Researching procurement histories – how your product/ services have been purchased
  • Identify scope of work, NAICS, Product Service codes, NIGP commodity codes and other coding

Getting Setup for Contracting

  • Securing necessary registrations
  • Profiles: DUNS, System for Award Management (SAM), CAGE code, DSBS
  • State and Local databases
  • Certification assistance
    • Federal: SDB, 8(a), HUBZone
    • Tribal: TERO
    • State: DBE, M/WBE
    • Local: city, county
  • Marketing reviews- Capability statements

Finding and Responding to Opportunities

  • Networking
  • Proposal preparation
  • Proposal review

Advising and Assisting with Contract Performance and Getting Paid

Education and Training – use to train staff

  • One to one counseling
  • Workshops and webinars


Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


General training

  • Board Development (Housing / TERO / Council)
  • Staff Development
  • Cooperative Grant Writing and Administration
  • Board Training
  • HR
  • SOPs

Economic Planning

  • Strategic Planning
  • Developing a Vision for Economic Development
  • Market Research
  • Tribal Business Structure*
  • Creating a Business
  • Partnership and Networking

Resource Evaluation

  • Tribal/ ANC/ NHO owned Enterprise Assessment*
  • Certification Assistance
  • Community Resource Assessment
  • Community Development
  • Sustainability and Succession Planning
  • Creating a Tribal/ ANC/ NHO owned Business*
Large businesses, Prime contract holders, Government Agencies, Non-native organizations seeking to work with Native government

  • Partnership and Networking
  • Educational Workshops, Outreach, Training, and Seminars
  • Subcontracting Compliance
  • Marketing solicitations and Call for Sub Contractors

Community Calendar

  • Looking for Small Business Primes? Contracting officers are encouraged to submit contractor outreach, forecasting and contracting meeting notices, both mandatory and optional.
  • Looking for qualified Subcontractors and Suppliers? We encourage Prime contractors to submit notifications for Subcontractor outreach and training events.
Please be aware that Two Rivers CDC, or any of its programs, does not provide any services, counsel, or referrals for the Gaming and Marijuana industries.