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|
|Coushatta Tribe Of Louisiana||$ 20,000||   ||2020-01-01||2022-12-31|
|Seminole Tribe Of Florida||$ 500,000||   ||2019-10-01||2022-12-30|
|Seneca Nation Of Indians||$ 354,987||   ||2019-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Seminole Tribe Of Florida||$ 240,000||   ||2019-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Catawba Indian Nation||$ 41,250||   ||2019-10-01||2021-12-31|
|Narragansett Indian Tribe||$ 35,500||   ||2019-01-01||2021-12-31|
|Oneida Indian Nation||$ 122,869||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation||$ 322,771||   ||2016-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Seminole Tribe Of Florida||$ 270,000||   ||2016-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Seminole Tribe Of Florida||$ 258,000||   ||2016-08-15||2021-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Use of these funds are two-fold.
One, they facilitate the Bureau's fulfilling statutory responsibilities: they are used to prepare Environmental Assessments (EA's); advise agency superintendents on environmental quality, waste disposal and cultural resource management; assist area offices in gathering information for EA's and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS's); review proposed actions to determine compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); and assist area offices in obtaining information for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act and the Archeological Resources Protection Act.
Two, they are used for individual tribal projects that enhance or protect the local environment.
For more information contact the headquarters office.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by the Tribes.
Federally Recognized Indian tribes.
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 prep-application conference is recommended.
Technical assistance in preparing the application is available upon request.
An environmental impact statement is required for this program.
An environmental impact assessment is 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 BIA agency office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
The award is approved by the Director, Office of Facilities, Environmental and Cultural Resources, Indian Affairs.
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450; 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; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act; Public Law 92-203, 106 Stat. 2112-2125, 43 U.S.C. 1601; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; 42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.; National Environmental Policy Act; Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901-6992k; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Public Law 94-580; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9601- 9675; 16 U.S.C. 470; National Historic Preservation Act.
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.
For continuing, funded projects, awards may be renewed 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.
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. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payments may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement. The timing of payments will be negotiated with the grantee.
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.
Federal Financial Reports, SF 425, are 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. For awards made under this program, grantees/contractors are responsible for obtaining audits.
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 $5,000 to $250,000; Average $25,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
36 CFR 800 and 40 CFR 1500-1508.
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.
Judy Wilson, Division of Environmental and Cultural Resources Management, Indian Affairs, 2051 Mercator Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191 Phone: (703) 390-6524, Fax: (703) 390-6325.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Proposals must provide the Bureau of Indian Affairs or the tribes with assistance on a current compliance issue; work must be consistent with conservation of trust resources; and applicant must have the experience and qualifications necessary to complete the technical aspects of the work.
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