Business Start Up/Expansion Procedure

Step One:     Are you a member of Choctaw Nation Career Development?

If yes, go to Step Two.

Join Choctaw Career Development www.choctawcareers.com Application tab

Not interested in assistance with Career Development at this time? How about gaining a Career Readiness Certificate and some Cash.

http://choctawcareers.com/readiness.html Complete an application online and a career development counselor will contact you about the next step for the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC).

Step Two:      Review the Choctaw Asset Building Guidelines (webpage)

Click here for the Income Guidelines Chart

Step Three:   Complete the application

Step Four:     Supply supporting documentation (Mail/Fax/or Hand delivery)

Choctaw Tribal Membership Card – copy

Driver’s License – clean copy

Social Security Card - copy

Proof of household income – Tax forms and pay stubs or self-employment wages or another form of proof that there is earned income coming into the household (Contact a CAB staff member).

Step Five:      Review Participation Agreement with CAB Staff Member.

Setup Deposit schedule: $50 minimum opening deposit - $25 minimum monthly deposit.

Step Six:       Save for your success!


Business Start Up/Expansion Also Do:

Attend 12 hours of Financial Education Class (offered free of charge by Choctaw Asset Building)

Attend 6 hours of Asset Training (offered through Native American Business Resource Center, Rural Enterprises Incorporated, Small Business Administration, Little Dixie, contact a CAB staff member for additional information if needed for documentation.)

Apply for Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Open Business Checking Account

Completed Business Action Plan with Business Plan -Click here for Business Plan-



Other Business Resources

CAB/Career Development

2807 Enterprise Blvd.
P.O. Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702
Phone: (866) 933-2260
Fax: (580) 920-1514