Navajo Nation CARES Act NNDED Proposal

Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development (NNDED) has proposed a Navajo Business Relief Program for Small Businesses to the Navajo Nation Leadership. Included in the proposal are opportunities for Relief Funds and COVID-19 Projects.

  1. Navajo Business Economic Relief Fund – $26,600,000.00
  2. Navajo Artist Relief Fund – $16,660,000.00
  3. Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development COVID-19 Projects – $16,740,000.00

The total request is estimated at $60,000,000.00.

NNDED wants to insure that the economy within the Navajo Nation stabilizes and recovers moving forward which is very important during these times.

This proposal was included within the Navajo Nation Council Legislation 144-20 which was unanimously approved Jul. 31 by the 24th Navajo Nation Council by a vote of 20 in favor and 0 opposed.

Legislation 144-20 is now on President Nez’s desk to approve or veto the legislation.

Below are the links to download:

NNDED Business Relief Program Navajo CARES Act Proposal

Navajo CARES Act Expenditure Plans as of July 31st, 2020