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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|
|Narragansett Indian Tribe||$ 13,000||   ||2019-01-01||2021-12-31|
|Pala Band Of Mission Indians||$ 545,436||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma, Inc||$ 22,066||   ||2014-07-28||2015-12-31|
|Upper Skagit Indian Tribe||$ 1,391,600||   ||2005-02-15||2014-12-31|
|Northern Cheyenne Tribe||$ 59,092||   ||2012-10-01||2013-09-30|
|Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation||$ 40,288||   ||2010-11-05||2013-09-30|
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Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Awards fund projects to collect information needed by the Federal government to litigate challenges to Indian rights which have been guaranteed through treaty or statute.
For more specific information contact the headquarters office.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by Indian tribal governments.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and their members.
Initial application 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
Informal preapplication conference is recommended.
Technical assistance in preparing the application is available upon request.
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 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.
The dollar value of the awards depends upon the amount that has been prioritized by the individual Tribe through tribal participation in the BIA's budget formulation process.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Public Law 97-394, 96 Stat. 1976, 28 U.S.C. 2415; Indian Claims Limitation Act of 1982; Public Law 98-250; Public Law 96-487, 94 Stat. 2371, 16 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act; Public Law 92-203, 106 Stat 2112-2125, 43 U.S.C. 1601; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; Public Law 103-399, 108 Stat. 4164; Indian Lands Open Dump Cleanup Act of 1994; 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.
An unsuccessful applicant may request an informal conference with the deciding official or may appeal the denial of the application directly 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.
Awards may be renewed 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. The amount of the award may be adjusted as a result of individual tribal priorities established in the budget formulation process.
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 or grantee. Payments may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement. The timing of payments will be negotiated with the grantee. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.
Post Assistance Requirements
The timing and nature of program accomplishment data will be negotiated with the contractor or grantee.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
The Federal Financial Report, SF 425 is required.
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
Range is $1,000 to $100,000; Average $25,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
25 CFR 900.
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.
Vicky Forrest, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Responsibilities, 1849 C Street, NW, MS-4510 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 208-5831.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
All applicants meeting the criteria in 25 CFR Part 900 will be funded.
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