Choctaw Nation Small Business Development offers multiple training resources throughout the Choctaw Nation to give entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn how to successfully start or grow their business.

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Our Mission

To create new jobs and economic growth within the communities of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma through our Tribal Members. Providing specialized one-on-one advising services, access to business training, networking and business resources.

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Grow Your Business

CHAHTAPRENEUR, is a name that was created by Choctaw Small Business Development in 2015. The name was created to describe Choctaw Business Owners by combining the use of two words, Chahta and Entrepreneur. CHAHTAPRENUER, has since become the brand for an exclusive network of Choctaw business owners. When you register with Choctaw Small Business Development, you tap into an expanded network of opportunities and partnerships designed to strengthen your foundation and help you build up your business to new heights of success.

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Finances and Funding for Your Business

This workshop with REI’s Business Lending Loan Officer, Haley Ragan, will go into the details of the 5 C’s of Credit, understanding your financial statements, knowing general information a lender will look for, and the financing options available.


Roadmap for Resiliency: Are you Effectively Insured?

In this segment, we will focus our training on external ways of mitigating your business exposure. We will learn about various aspects of business insurance coverage, such as business disruption, catastrophe events, theft, flood, and cyber policies.


Attract The Right Talent – Skillful Talent Series 102

Join us for this FREE training series to learn from the Oklahoma Works Business Service Team how to attract the right candidates based on their skills and not proxy. Hiring the right employee is now more important than ever.


Starter Kits

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The Choctaw Nation SBDS has helped me to create a current business model that is true to the traditions that inspire me.
– Brenner Billy
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