Sault Tribe Member Owned Businesses


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The Program

About Us

The Sault Tribe Thrive program was established in 2019, funded fully by a multi-year Minority Business Development Agency grant, with administrative support from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Sault Tribe Thrive provides business support to Sault Tribe member owned businesses through outreach, advocacy, and business consultation initiatives.

Our primary functions include

Business Consulting

Capital Access Assistance

Job Creation & Retention

Government Contracting Access Assistance

Attracting Tribal Member Owned Businesses to Tribal Lands

Growth and Sustainability Support for Infrastructure

Support Network

Sault Tribe Thrive leverages an expansive network of business support service providers including: the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians EDC, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa IndiansMinority Business Development AgencyMichigan Small Business Development CenterInvest UP, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, as well as numerous regional EDO’s across the Sault Tribe’s seven county service area.