Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University||$ 648,285||   ||2019-06-30||2024-09-30|
|Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance||$ 409,000||   ||2020-09-01||2022-09-30|
|Hualapai Tribal Council||$ 50,000||   ||2020-09-21||2022-09-30|
|Mississippi Band Of Choctaw Indians||$ 938,669||   ||1996-02-14||2022-09-30|
|Seminole Tribe Of Florida, Inc., The||$ 1,237,257||   ||2001-02-06||2022-09-30|
|Sault Sainte Marie Tribe Of Chippewa Indians||$ 70,000||   ||2021-02-01||2022-02-01|
|Aroostook Micmac Council||$ 26,400||   ||2021-02-01||2022-02-01|
|Standing Rock Sioux Tribe||$ 58,100||   ||2021-02-01||2022-02-01|
|Angoon Community Association||$ 37,600||   ||2021-02-01||2022-02-01|
|Pueblo Of Laguna||$ 41,000||   ||2021-02-01||2022-01-31|
Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are used to administer tribal revolving loan programs and guaranty loan programs in order to develop resources to improve access to capital in tribal economies.
Final approval of loan guarantees is restricted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Funds can also be used by Federally Recognized Indian tribal Governments to develop essential tribal ordinances and commercial business codes which provide the necessary separation and exercise of sovereign immunity between business activities and tribal regulatory activities to promote a pro-business environment.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and their members.
Initial application for financial assistance must be accompanied by a resolution of the governing body of the Indian tribe. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Initial applications to administer the program must contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart C, 'Contract Proposal Contents.' Completed applications should be submitted to the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog. In some instances, the application will be forwarded to the Regional Director for approval.
In most cases, the application to administer the program can be approved at the agency level. In some instances, the application will be forwarded to the Regional Director for approval.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Snyder Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, Section 10, Public Law 73-383, 48 Stat. 986, 25 U.S.C. 470; Public Law 93-262, 88 Stat. 77 through 83, 25 U.S.C. 1451; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Applications will be processed within 90 days.
A Federally Recognized Tribal Government or Native American Organization whose request to administer the program is denied may request an informal conference with the deciding official, or may appeal the denial of the application to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals, or may bring suit in U.S. District Court. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR, Part 900.
Renewals may be granted indefinitely upon satisfactory performance by the contractor/grantee. A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the current award. Some awards under this program may be one-time grants for a specific purpose and may not be subject to renewal.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended by the contractor/grantee. Payments may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement. The timing of payments will be negotiated with the contractor/grantee. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Contact the headquarters or regional office.
Post Assistance Requirements
The timing and nature of program accomplishment data will be negotiated with the contractor/grantee.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations administering the program must submit the SF-425, Federal Financial Report.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
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.
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.
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 18 Not Separately Identifiable
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$5,000 to $300,000; $215,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
25 Part 900; OMB Circular A-87, 'Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments.'
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Mike Lugar, Policy and Economic Development, Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, N.W., MS-4071 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 219-0005.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Proposals to administer an economic development program are evaluated on the capability of the prospective applicant to successfully conduct the program and on budget and its effective use. All applicants meeting the criteria in 25 CFR Part 900 will be funded.
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