Fiscal Year 2016: https://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/ntaa/Resources/StatusTribalAir/.
Fiscal Year 2017: https://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/ntaa/Resources/StatusTribalAir/.
Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available
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|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Keweenaw Bay Indian Community||$ 35,000||   ||2022-04-01||2024-03-31|
|Ho-chunk Nation||$ 57,000||   ||2022-04-01||2024-03-31|
|Sault Sainte Marie Tribe Of Chippewa Indians||$ 70,000||   ||2022-04-01||2024-03-31|
|Poarch Band Of Creek Indians||$ 27,218||   ||2022-04-01||2023-12-31|
|Sac & Fox Tribe Of The Mississippi In Iowa||$ 70,527||   ||2021-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Santee Sioux Tribe Of Nebraska||$ 81,277||   ||2021-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Muscogee (creek) Nation, The||$ 81,991||   ||2021-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Oneida Nation||$ 89,740||   ||2021-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Aroostook Micmac Council||$ 263,820||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Crow Tribe Of Indians||$ 124,146||   ||2018-10-01||2023-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: Program accomplishments of the tribes utilizing these funds can best be found in the annual Status of Tribal Air Report, which is a product of the National Tribal Air Association. According to this report there are 85 tribes operating Air monitors now, and 84 tribes with recently completed or updated Emissions inventories. 48 tribes have non regulatory Treatment in a Manner Similar to a State (TAS), while 10 tribes have moved forward with regulatory TAS. Fiscal Year 2017: Program accomplishments of the tribes utilizing these funds can best be found in the annual Status of Tribal Air Report, which is a product of the National Tribal Air Association. According to this report there are 85 tribes operating Air monitors now, and 80 tribes with recently completed or updated Emissions inventories. 49 tribes have non regulatory Treatment in a Manner Similar to a State (TAS), while 10 tribes have moved forward with regulatory TAS. Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grants and cooperative agreements are available to support recipient's allowable direct costs incident to approved Tribal air resources activities that will protect public health and the environment, plus allowable indirect costs, in accordance with established EPA policies and regulations.
Assistance agreement awards under this program may involve or relate to geospatial information.
Further information regarding geospatial information may be obtained by viewing the following website: https://www.epa.gov/geospatial.
Executive Order 12372 does not apply to the program. Grant recipients and sub-recipients are encouraged to adopt and enforce policies that ban text messaging while driving company-owned or -rented vehicles or government-owned vehicles, or while driving privately-owned vehicles when on official government business or when performing any work for or on behalf of the government.
Grant recipients and sub-recipients are encouraged to conduct initiatives of the type described in section 3(a) of the Federal Leadership on Reducing Text Messaging While Driving Executive Order that was signed on October 1, 2009.
Generally this program makes Federal awards on a discretionary basis.
For further information, please contact the Headquarters or regional office.
Assistance under this program is generally available to Federally-recognized Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia, which submit applications proposing projects with significant technical merit and relevance to EPA's Office of Air and Radiation's mission.
Tribal CAA 103 Project Grants have been determined by the Agency as exempt from competition under EPA Order 5700.5A1.
Federally-recognized Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia.
Costs will be determined in accordance with Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 225 for State and local governments and Indian Tribes. Applicants may be requested to demonstrate they have appropriate background, academic training, experience in the field, and necessary equipment to carry out projects. EPA may ask applicants or principle investigators to provide curriculum vitae and relevant publications. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
EPA will generally specify the nature of the pre-application/pre-proposal assistance, if any, that will be available to applicants.
For additional information, contact the individual(s) listed as 'Information Contacts' or see Appendix IV of the Catalog.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
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. EPA requires final applications to be made on Standard Form 424. Requests for application kits must be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency, Grants and Interagency Agreement Management Division, 3903R, Washington, DC 20460 or through the appropriate EPA Regional Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog. Applicants, except in limited circumstances approved by the Agency, must submit all initial applications for funding through http://www.grants.gov.
EPA will review and evaluate applications, proposals, and/or submissions in accordance with EPA policies/regulations for non-competitive assistance agreements.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Clean Air Act of 1963, Section 103, Public Law 95-95, 42 U.S.C 7403.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Approximately 180 days.
Disputes will be resolved under 2 CFR 1500 Subpart E, as applicable.
None. Generally, EPA incrementally funds assistance agreements for Training, Investigations, and Special Purpose. Approval of subsequent funding increments is dependent on satisfactory project progress, continued relevance of the project to EPA's priorities, availability of funds, and Agency policies.
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
EPA normally funds assistance agreements on a 12-month basis. However, EPA can negotiate the project period with each applicant based on project requirements. EPA limits project periods to 5 years. Grants and cooperative agreements are generally fully funded or on an incremental funding basis. Successful applicants will be notified either via U.S. mail or electronically. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Assistance agreements are fully funded (lump sum) or incrementally (quarterly) funded.
Post Assistance Requirements
EPA includes reporting requirements for grants and cooperative agreements in the terms and conditions of the agreements.
Agreements may require quarterly, interim, and final progress reports, and financial, equipment, and invention reports.
Reporting requirements are also identified in the Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 200, as applicable.
Grantees are required to submit program reports in accordance with Agency policy and the Monitoring and Reporting Program Performance requirements stated in the Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 200.
Grantees are required to submit financial reports in accordance with Agency policy and the Financial Reporting and Financial Management Systems requirements stated in the Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 200.
Grantees are required to submit progress reports in accordance with Agency policy and the Monitoring and Reporting Program Performance requirements stated in the Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 200.
No expenditure reports are required.
Grantees are required to perform performance monitoring in accordance with Agency policy and requirements stated the Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 200.
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. Grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspections and audits by the Comptroller General of the United States, the EPA Office of Inspector General, other EPA staff, or any authorized representative of the Federal government. Reviews by the EPA Project Officer and the Grants Specialist may occur each year.
Recipients are subject to the retention and access requirements for records under 2 CFR 1500.6. Recipients must keep financial records, including all documents supporting entries on accounting records and to substantiate changes in grants available to personnel authorized to examine EPA recipients' grant and cooperative agreement records. Recipients must maintain all records until 3 years from the date of submission of final expenditure reports. If questions, such as those raised as a result of audits remain following the 3-year period, recipients must retain records until the matter is completely resolved.
68-0103-0-1-304; 68-0108-0-1-304; 68-0107-0-1-304.
(Project Grants) FY 16 $12,712,000; FY 17 est $12,712,000; and FY 18 est $12,712,000 - FY 2016 - $12,712,000; FY 2017 - $12,712,000; FY 2018 - $12,712,000(Projected).
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
There is no minimum amount of assistance; the maximum is $7,750,000. The general range of the amount of assistance is $25,000 to $500,000. The average is $75,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Training, Investigations, and Special Purpose grants and cooperative agreements are subject to Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 200. Costs will be determined in accordance with Uniform Grants Guidance 2 CFR 220 Subpart E-Cost principles
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. EPA encourages potential applicants to communicate with the appropriate EPA Regional Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog, and the Headquarters program contacts listed below. For information on grant applications and procedures, contact: Environmental Protection Agency, Grants and Interagency Agreement Management Division, 3903R, Washington, D.C. 20460. For program information contact: Pat Childers, Phone: (202) 564-1082, e-mail: childers.pat @epa.gov.
Pat Childers USEPA Headquarters Ariel Rios Building 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. MC 6103A, Washington, District of Columbia 20460 Email: email@example.com Phone: (202) 564-1082
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applications and proposals are selected for funding based on factors such as relevancy to EPA's mission, technical merit, and the likelihood of success. Tribal CAA 103 Project Grants have been determined exempt from competition under EPA Order 5700.5A1.
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