Borrego Springs Bank of the Viejas Band


The first American Indian-owned bank in California, the Borrego Springs Bank (BSB) offers a full range of services to tribal governments and Native-owned businesses in order to facilitate the entrepreneurial growth of American Indian tribes. With more than $74 million in assets and two full service branches, BSB’s services include credit counseling, funds management assistance, Indian gaming services, and business loans. The bank also works with other financial and governmental entities to improve Indians’ access to financial services.

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"Bringing Financial and Business Expertise to Tribes". Honoring Nations: 2002 Honoree. The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2003. Report. 


This Honoring Nations report is featured on the Indigenous Governance Database with the permission of the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.

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