Bureau of Reclamation releases water management funding opportunity for Indian tribes

Media Contact: Peter Soeth, 303-445-3615, psoeth@usbr.gov

For Release: March 15, 2019

Native American Affairs: Technical Assistance to Tribes for Fiscal Year 2019
Native American Affairs: Technical Assistance to Tribes for Fiscal Year 2019
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Reclamation has released a funding opportunity for federally recognized Indian tribes to assist them in developing, managing and protecting their water and related resources. It is anticipated that $1.5 million will be available under this funding opportunity and the total funding awarded to any successful applicant will not exceed $200,000.

The funding opportunity is available on www.grants.gov by searching for funding opportunity number BOR-DO-19-F002. It will close on May 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. MDT.

To be eligible for this funding opportunity, the applicant must be a federally recognized Indian tribe or tribal organization located in the 17 western states identified in the Reclamation Act of 1902 as amended and supplemented. Federal, state, and local governments as well as individuals are not eligible to apply.

This funding opportunity is available through Reclamation's Native American Affairs Technical Assistance Program. They provide technical assistance through cooperative working relationships and partnerships with Indian tribes and tribal organizations. To learn more about this program please visit https://www.usbr.gov/native/programs/techasst_activities_tap.html.

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Relevant Link:

Funding Opportunity at grants.gov