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|
|The Cherokee Nation||$ 35,062,275||   ||2019-07-01||2023-09-30|
|Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma||$ 17,519,051||   ||2019-07-01||2023-09-30|
|Miccosukee Corporation||$ 7,112,307||   ||1991-09-25||2023-09-30|
|Miccosukee Corporation||$ 15,705,906||   ||1991-08-29||2023-09-30|
|Seminole Tribe Of Florida, Inc., The||$ 14,782,356||   ||2001-02-06||2023-09-30|
|Miccosukee Corporation||$ 4,833,504||   ||1991-09-27||2023-06-30|
|Kickapoo Nation School||$ 7,023,007||   ||2019-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Muscogee (creek) Nation, The||$ 6,049,133||   ||2019-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Chickasaw Nation||$ 4,821,534||   ||2019-07-01||2022-09-30|
|Eastern Band Of Cherokee Indians||$ 9,119,490||   ||2014-10-01||2022-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds may be used for salaries and related expenses of maintenance personnel, utilities, maintenance of school grounds, supplies, equipment, materials, and for minor repairs to facilities.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments or tribal organizations currently served by a Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funded elementary school, secondary school or peripheral dormitory.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and occupants and visitors of BIE funded elementary or secondary schools or peripheral dormitories.
Initial application must be accompanied by a resolution of the governing body of the Indian tribe. If the school serves students from multiple tribes, resolutions from tribal governing bodies representing at least 90 percent of the students are required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
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 for status as a contract school must contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart C, 'Contract Proposal Contents.' Initial applications for status as a grant school should be developed in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.
Applications should be submitted to the BIE Education Line Officer (ELO) who will ensure that the application is complete. The application is forwarded by the ELO to the Director, Office of Indian Education Programs, with a recommendation for approval or disapproval. The dollar value of the awards is based upon school age and condition, size, utilities costs, and other pertinent factors.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450 et seq., Public Law 103-413, Title II Tribal Self-Governance Act, Indian Education Amendments of 1978, Public Law 95-561, 25 U.S.C. 2001; Tribally Controlled Schools Act, Public Law 100-297, and 25 U.S.C. 2501.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Applications will be processed within 90 to 180 days.
An unsuccessful applicant 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.
Awards may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance by the contractor/grantee and continued use of the facilities. 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 based on appropriations and need.
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 the payments will be negotiated with the Indian tribe. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program accomplishment reporting requirements will be negotiated with the contractor/grantee.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
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 - Direct Payments for Specified Use - Appropiation/Grant) FY 16 est. $124,985,000/S74,991,000 FY 2014 Operations $55,668,000/;32,856,345 Maintenance $48,396,000/26,272,194; FY 2015 est. Operations $55,865,000/33,591,000;Maintenance $48,591,000/29,754,000; FY 2016 est. Operations $66.098.000/$39,659,000;Maintenance $58,887,000/$35,332,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range and Average of Financial Assistance (123): FY 2014 Range was $58,374 to $2,385,121; Average $533,888. Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments or tribal organizations currently served by a Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) funded elementary school, secondary school or peripheral dormitory.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
25 CFR 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 BIE Education Line Office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Joe Herrin 1849 C Street, NW, MS-4657 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: email@example.com Phone: (202) 208-7658
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
All applicants meeting the requirements of 25 CFR Part 900 or the requirements of the Tribally Controlled Schools Act will be selected if they are currently served by a BIE-funded school.