Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
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|
|Pleasant Point Indian Reservation||$ 493,332||   ||2018-08-27||2023-09-30|
|Aroostook Micmac Council||$ 173,714||   ||2019-08-12||2022-09-30|
|Colorado River Indian Tribe||$ 35,116||   ||2019-01-01||2021-12-31|
|Colorado River Indian Tribe||$ 233,281||   ||2019-01-01||2021-12-31|
|Houlton Band Of Maliseet Indians||$ 230,128||   ||2014-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Ute Mountain Ute Tribe||$ 385,431||   ||2017-06-28||2020-09-30|
|Mississippi Band Of Choctaw Indians||$ 2,918,279||   ||1996-02-14||2020-09-30|
|Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe||$ 313,037||   ||2015-10-01||2020-09-30|
|Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation||$ 212,191||   ||2013-10-01||2020-09-30|
|Seneca Nation Of Indians||$ 146,161||   ||2012-10-01||2020-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Information Available. Fiscal Year 2018: No Information Available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are used to support activities of reforestation and commercial forest stand improvement; timber sales management; forest inventories and plans; forest program management and administration; and forest protection activities including Wild land Fire Management.
Forest Inventory, Management Planning and Forest Development funds are awarded competitively.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by Indian tribal governments.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and their members and Native American Organizations.
Initial application for financial assistance (Public Law 93-638) must be accompanied by a resolution of the governing body of the Indian tribe. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Informal preapplication conference is recommended.
Technical assistance in preparing the application is available upon request.
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 financial assistance must contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart C, 'Contract Proposal Contents.' Completed applications should be submitted to the local BIA agency office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog. Requests for technical services can be made through the local BIA agency office.
In most cases, the award can be approved at the agency level. In some instances, the application will be forwarded to the Regional Director for approval. The dollar value of Forestry awards depends upon the amount that has been prioritized by the individual tribe through tribal participation in the BIA's budget formulation process.
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; Snyder Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Forest Resources Management Act of 1990, 36 Stat. 857, 25 U.S.C. 406 and 407; Act of June 25, 1910, Public Law 61-313; 62 Stat. 787 and 788, 18 U.S.C. 1853, 1855, and 1856; Rumsey Indian Rancheria Act, Sections 304-320, 104 Stat. 4531.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Applications will be processed within 90 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.
Forestry. Awards may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance by the contractor/grantee. A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the current award. Forestry Management Inventories, Planning and Forest Development funds are awarded for projects on a year-by-year basis and are not intended to provide perennial support for tribal programs.
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
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 payments will be negotiated with the grantee. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.
Post Assistance Requirements
The timing and nature of program accomplishment data 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
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range is $10,000 to $1,000,000: Average $100,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
25 CFR Part 900; 25 CFR 163 -- General Forestry Regulations.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs' agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Bill Downes, Office of Trust Services, Division of Forestry and Wildland Fire Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street N.W., MS-4513 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 208-4620.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Forestry: All applicants meeting the criteria in 25 CFR Part 900 will be funded. Forestry Management and Development: Criteria include need, benefit/cost analysis, capability of the applicant to successfully conduct the project, and budget and its effective use. Awards are based on the commercial timber base, the annual forest development inventory, and on periodic priority needs as determined by Regional Offices.
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