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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.
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Uses and Use Restrictions
Eligible American Indians who reside on or near an Indian reservation may receive vocational training in ironworking and assistance with job placement upon completion of the program.
Applicants must be an American Indian who is a member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe, at least 18 years old, possess a high school diploma or General Equivalency Development (GED) Certificate, be in good physical health, and reside on or near an Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
American Indian who is a member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government, at least 18 years old, possess a high school diploma or General Equivalency Development (GED) Certificate, be in good physical health, and reside on or near an Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Complete information on beneficiary eligibility is found in 25 CFR, Part 26.
Applicant must submit a certificate signed by a Bureau Agency Superintendent or authorized Tribal representative that indicates the applicant is an enrolled member or registered with a Federally Recognized 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. Applicants should apply for program services on Bureau of Indian Affairs Form BIA-8205 at the nearest Bureau Employment Assistance office or tribal government office.
Individual applications are processed at the Bureau agency or tribal contract offices to determine eligibility.
Snyder Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Adult Vocational Training Act of 1956, Public Law 84-959, 70 Stat. 986, as amended; Public Law 88-230, 77 Stat. 471, 25 U.S.C. 309.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
1 to 90 days.
Appeals may be made to the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Agency Superintendent or to the Regional Director. The complete appeal process for an individual is found in 25 CFR, Part 2, 'Appeals of Administrative Actions.' Appeals of a Tribal contractor's decision must be made under the Tribe's appeal procedures.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance for Ironworker training is not to exceed 12 weeks. Payments for subsistence and related training costs are released as required by beneficiary. Job placement assistance is provided upon completion of training. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: None.
Post Assistance Requirements
No reports are required.
No audits are required for this program.
(Project Grants) FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 18 Not Separately Identifiable
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Students receive $185 per week for the duration of the program for room and board and miscellaneous expenses. Work clothes and tools are also provided.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
25 CFR 26.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Applications may be filed at the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog. For direct contact: , Mr. Russell Geishwnd, Director, National Ironworkers Training Program for American Indians, 1819 Beach Street, Broadview, Illinois 60153. Telephone (708)345-2344.
Lynn Forcia, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Division of Workforce Development, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, 1951 Constitution Ave., N.W., MS-20-SIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20245 Phone: (202) 219-5270.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applications are received for both vocational training and direct employment participants. Final determination to fund an application is based on the individual's eligibility.
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