Tribally Controlled Community College Endowments

To provide grants to establish endowments for the Tribally Controlled Community Colleges and Universities.




Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available.

Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available.

Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.


Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See BIA Regional Agency Offices.

See BIE Education Line Officers' addresses in Catalog Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Website Address

http://www.bie.edu




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Sitting Bull College $ 2,020,911   2017-07-012019-09-30
Sinte Gleska University $ 3,824,860   2017-07-012018-09-30
Navajo Nation Tribal Government, The $ 13,598,810   2017-07-012018-09-30
Turtle Mountain Community College $ 4,813,450   2017-07-012018-09-30
Salish Kootenai College, Inc. $ 4,299,220   2017-07-012018-09-30
Tohono O'odham Nation, The $ 1,395,580   2017-07-012018-09-30
Oglala Lakota College $ 7,680,070   2017-07-012018-09-30
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College $ 6,454   2017-07-012018-09-30
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College $ 1,310,950   2017-07-012018-09-30
Northwest Indian College Foundation $ 4,373,490   2017-07-012018-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are to be used to establish endowments.

Interest earned on the invested funds may be used to defray expenditures associated with the operation of the College including maintenance, administration, academic and support costs, and community and student services programs.

No part of the net earnings of the trust fund may be used to benefit any private person.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Colleges chartered by Federally Recognized Indian Tribes which are governed by an Indian board of directors, are in operation more than one year, admit students with a certificate of graduation from a secondary institution or equivalent, provide certificates, associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees, are nonprofit and nonsectarian, and are accredited by a nationally recognized agency or association.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Indian students who are a member of or are at least a one-fourth degree Indian blood descendant of a member of an Indian tribe which is eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States through the Bureau of Indian Affairs to Indians because of their status as Indians.

Credentials/Documentation

Approved status as a Tribal College or University. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Colleges must complete an Endowment Fund agreement in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 1832(b).

Award Procedures

The headquarters office calculates the amount of the award and the grantee is notified the Division of Post-Secondary Education.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Tribally Controlled College Assistance Act, Public Law 95-471, 25 U.S.C. 640c - 1(c); 25 U.S.C. 1815.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Established by the Division of Post-Secondary Education.

Appeals

An applicant who disputes the amount of the award may request an informal conference with the deciding official, or may appeal the denial of the application to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR Part 2.

Renewals

Colleges must file an annual application to receive continued funding.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: The Colleges must match an endowment grant with a capital contribution equal to half of the amount of the Federal contribution. Personal or real property received as a donation or gift may be applied toward the matching requirement. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Awards are made on an annual basis. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are prorated on the number of eligible and are issued with a Form 21 Grant Agreement.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

OMB 1076-0105, Annual Report.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Federal Financial Report, SF 425 is required.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

Financial records must be retained for 3 years from the date of submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must be retained for 3 years from the date of final payment. Property records must be retained for 3 years from the date of disposition, replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation, audit exceptions or claims must be retained until the dispute has been resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification

14-2100-0-1-501.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 18 Not Separately Identifiable

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range is $0.00 to $5,700; Average $5,700.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

25 CFR Part 41.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See BIA Regional Agency Offices. See BIE Education Line Officers' addresses in Catalog Appendix IV of the Catalog.

Headquarters Office

Juanita Mendoza 1849 C Street N.W. Bureau of Indian Education, MS 4657-MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: juanita.mendoza@bie.edu Phone: (202) 208-3559

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Applicants meeting eligibility criteria are funded.



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