Program to Support Tribal Resilience and Ocean and Coastal Management and Planning – The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Office of Trust Services, Tribal Resilience Program (Program) hereby solicits proposals from tribal not-for-profit and tribal non-governmental organizations and associations to receive grants to support tribal resilience and ocean and coastal management and planning. This program supports tribes preparing for extreme events and harmful environmental trends that impact tribal treaty and trust resources, economies, infrastructure, and human health and safety. The Program will provide funding for projects that support tribal resilience and ocean and coastal management planning as tribes incorporate science (including Traditional Knowledge) and technical information to prepare for the impacts of extreme events and harmful environmental trends.
This solicitation contains guidelines and instructions for writing and submitting a proposal. BIA will use a competitive evaluation process based on criteria as stated in Section E. Categories of Funding, Review Criteria and Evaluation of this notice to select projects for funding. If there are questions, please refer to the paragraph below on how to contact the BIA Tribal Resilience staff for assistance. This solicitation closes no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on July 12, 2018.