Strengthening Tribal Nations

To provide funding to advance nation-to-nation relationships, support Indian families and protect Indian country, support sustainable stewardship of trust resources, and advance Indian education.



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.

For Budget and Performance Management, contact George Bearpaw by email at George.Bearpaw@bia.gov or by phone at 202-219-3857. For Self-Governance, contact Sharee Freeman by email at Sharee.Freeman@bia.gov or by phone at 202-219-0244.
Website Address

http://www.bia.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community $ 46,221   2017-06-152017-09-30
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds may be used to coordinate Tribal-Federal advisory committee meetings concerning BIA budget formulation and implementation of PL 93-638; develop communication strategies and tools, including websites to share updated information and resources; provide trainings; and conduct historical budget research and trend analysis.

Funds shall not be used for the construction of a new building or facility or the acquisition, expansion, remodeling, or alteration of an existing building or facility (including site grading and improvement, and architect fees).

Funds may not be used for any purposes other than those approved in the grant award documents.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

.

Beneficiary Eligibility

American Indians/Alaska Natives will be the ultimate beneficiaries of the funded projects either directly or indirectly depending upon the nature of the project.

Credentials/Documentation

Yes. Please refer to the program point of contact. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

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.

Award Procedures

The program posting a funding opportunity to www.grants.gov, as appropriate, adheres to the award review, selection and award procedures described in its authorizing legislation.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Snyder Act, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, P.L. 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450a-1; EO 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments (Nov. 6, 2000).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Refer to the application guidelines attached to the funding opportunity posed, as appropriate, to www.grants.gov.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Agreements may be renewed for additional one-year terms upon written agreement by the parties.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The project period is limited to 5 years or less. Within the project period, a continuation application must be submitted annually on a noncompetitive basis for each year of support. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Please refer to the program point of contact.

No cash reports are required.

Please refer to the program point of contact.

Please refer to the program point of contact.

Please refer to the program point of contact.

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

DOI and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their authorized representatives shall have the right of access to any books, documents, paper, or other records of the grantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the DHHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR Part 92.42 or 45 CFR Part 74, Subpart D, as applicable, grantees are required to maintain grant records 3 years after they submit their final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the end of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.

Financial Information

Account Identification

14-2100-0-1-999.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 18 Not Separately Identifiable - Obligations for Tribal Interior Budget Council (TIBC) management.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Snyder Act, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, P.L. 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450a-1; EO 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments (Nov. 6, 2000).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. For Budget and Performance Management, contact George Bearpaw by email at George.Bearpaw@bia.gov or by phone at 202-219-3857. For Self-Governance, contact Sharee Freeman by email at Sharee.Freeman@bia.gov or by phone at 202-219-0244.

Headquarters Office

George Bearpaw Indian Affairs MS-3642-MIB 1849 C Street N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: 202-219-3857

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Criteria for selection vary and are dependent upon authorizing legislation and/or program-specific guidelines posted with the funding opportunity posed, as appropriate, on www.grants.gov.



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