[MPWG] FUNDING OPPORTUNITY-Federally Recognized Tribes: Info Webinar & Request for proposals Proposals (Webinar: Jan. 9, 1PM ET; RFP deadline: Mar. 2 9pm ET)

De Angelis, Patricia patricia_deangelis at fws.gov
Wed Dec 18 07:35:51 CST 2019

[pardon cross-postings]

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 adaptation and
resilience planning, ocean and coastal management planning, and relocation,
managed retreat, or protect-in-place planning and design activities for
coastal and riverine communities. The Program aims to support Tribal
Nations that need adaptation planning support and decision-making
information to prepare for extreme events and harmful environmental trends
that impact tribal treaty and trust resources, economies, infrastructure,
and human health and welfare.

The solicitation is for federally-recognized tribes and tribal
organizations* (as defined by 25 U.S.C. Section 5304(1)). Other entities
may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov,
named BIA-TRP-2020-0001
<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323129> and
is also directly linked here
the BIA Tribal Resilience Program site.

Please see the BIA Tribal Resilience Program site
<https://www.bia.gov/bia/ots/tribal-resilience-program> for more
information (fillable cover pages, fillable application forms for
Categories 3, 5, and 6, FAQs, helpful regional contacts, summaries of
previous awards, etc.).

*CATEGORIES OF AVAILABLE FUNDING- *There are seven total award categories.

*Adaptation Planning (Categories 1-3)*
Category 1.  Trainings and Workshops (maximum: $150,000)
Category 2.  Adaptation Planning (maximum: $150,000)
Category 3.  Travel Support for Adaptation Planning (maximum: $15,000)

*Ocean and Coastal Management Planning (Categories 4-5)*
Category 4.  Ocean and Coastal Management Planning (maximum: $150,000)
Category 5.  Travel Support - Ocean & Coastal (maximum: $15,000)

*Capacity Building (Category 6)*
Category 6. Capacity Building for Scoping Efforts to Support future
Category 2 Proposal Development (maximum: $65,000)

*Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place Planning (Category 7)*
Category 7. Planning for Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place
Activities for Coastal and Riverine Communities (maximum: $150,000)

Additional details, including evaluation criteria, are described in the
Notice of Funding (i.e., Request for Proposals or Solicitation).

Proposal Deadline: * Monday, March 2, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. Alaska Time / 9
p.m. Eastern Time*. Send completed proposals to resilience.funding at bia.gov or
by hard copy to:

                                    Ms. Jo Ann Metcalfe, Attention: Tribal
Resilience Program

                                    Grant Officer, Central Office

                                    Bureau of Indian Affairs

                                    12220 Sunrise Valley Dr.

                                    Reston, VA 20191

** Pertinent language from 25 U.S.C. Section 5304(1) is as follows: “(1)
“tribal organization” means the recognized governing body of any Indian
tribe; any legally established organization of Indians which is controlled,
sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body or which is democratically
elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such
organization and which includes the maximum participation of Indians in all
phases of its activities: Provided, That in any case where a contract is
let or grant made to an organization to perform services benefiting more
than one Indian tribe, the approval of each such Indian tribe shall be a
prerequisite to the letting or making of such contract or grant;”*


Please join us for an informational webinar describing the 2020
Solicitation on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 11:00am-12:30pm (Mountain
Time). It will be hosted by the Institute for Tribal Environmental
Professionals. Please register here
<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4044468164478800641>. ITEP will
provide a link to the recorded webinar within a few days of the webinar for
those unable to attend.

Links used in this email:

Grants.gov: http://grants.gov/

TRP grant BIA-TRP-2020-0001:

Request for Proposals:

BIA TRP Website: https://www.bia.gov/bia/ots/tribal-resilience-program

Webinar registration link:
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