Solicitation for Proposals for the Grant Program to Build Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) – The Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs for the Department of the Interior (Assistant Secretary), through the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) is soliciting grant proposals from federally recognized Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Villages, regional or village corporations, tribal organizations, and Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations to build tribal capacity for energy resource development or management under the Department of the Interior’s Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) grant program. For this program, capacity building refers to developing organizational structures, business entity structures, or developing or enhancing regulatory functions, all related to tribal energy development for the purpose of strengthening tribal capacity for development and management of energy projects. ATTACHMENT MAY BE FOUND UNDER THE “Related Documents” TAB. All submissions must be emailed to IEEDGrants@bia.gov or mailed to 13922 Denver West Parkway, Suite 200 Lakewood CO, 80401. Grant proposals must be received by 10/09/2017 by 5:00 pm Central Daylight Savings Time. For further information please contact: Chandler Allen at IEEDgrants@bia.gov or call (720) 407-0670. Current Closing Date for Applications: October 09, 2017.