Funding through the Tribal Resilience Program

Opportunity Type: 
Scholarship
Host Department/Organization: 

The Bureau of Indian Affairs

Opportunity Description: 

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is pleased to announce the availability of funding through the Tribal Resilience Program (Program).  The Program will provide funding for tribal activities that support tribal resilience and/or and ocean and coastal management planning as tribes incorporate the science (including Traditional Knowledge) and technical information to prepare for extreme events and harmful environmental trends that impact tribal treaty and trust resources, economies, infrastructure, and human health and welfare. 

Two solicitations are available: 

  1. The solicitation for federally-recognized tribes is available on grants.gov,named BIA-TR-2019-0001. It is also linked here on the BIA Tribal Resilience site. 
  2. The solicitation for not-for-profit, non-governmental tribal organizations and associations, and tribally-controlled colleges and universities (TCUs), referred to as “tribal organization(s)” is available on grants.gov, named BIA-TR-2019-0002.  It is also linked here on the BIA Tribal Resilience site. 

Tribal applications will receive priority. Please see the BIA Tribal Resilience webpage for more information (fillable coversheets, fillable application forms for Categories 3,5, and 6, FAQs, helpful contacts, a summary of previous awards, etc.)

Paid Position: 
Yes
How to apply: 

Additional details, including evaluation criteria, are enclosed in the Notice of Funding.

Proposal Deadline:  June 10, 2019, by 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time/9 p.m. Eastern Time. Send completed proposals to resilience.funding@bia.gov or by hard copy to:

                         Ms. Jo Ann Metcalfe, Attention:  Tribal Resilience

                         Grant Officer, Central Office Acquisitions

                         Bureau of Indian Affairs

                         12220 Sunrise Valley Dr.

                          Reston, VA 20191

For more information: 

Please see the BIA Tribal Resilience webpage for more information (fillable coversheets, fillable application forms for Categories 3,5, and 6, FAQs, helpful contacts, a summary of previous awards, etc.)

If you or your staff have questions on the application process, please contact Ms. Jo Ann Metcalfe: jo.metcalfe@bia.gov, or resilience.funding@bia.gov, (703) 390-6410. For questions about the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program, please contact Rachael Novak, (505) 563-5253 or rachael.novak@bia.gov.