Bureau of Indian Affairs Facilities Operations and Maintenance
To provide funds for basic operating services to Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated non-education facilities and to maintain these facilities in a safe operating condition for the conduct of Bureau programs.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Bureau of Indian Education, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Fiscal Year 2018
No Information Available.Fiscal Year 2016
No Information Available.Fiscal Year 2017
No Information Available.
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments who have Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated facilities on their reservation.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and occupants and visitors of Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated facilities.
Initial application must be accompanied by a resolution of the governing body of the Indian tribe.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. An informal conference with the Bureau of Indian Affairs agency representative is recommended.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Initial applications must contain the information specified in 25 CFR Part 900, Subpart C "Contract Proposal Contents." Completed applications should be submitted to the local Bureau agency or regional office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
The dollar value of the award depends upon the amount that would otherwise be spent for the program through direct services provided by the Bureau. Operation and Maintenance is based upon age and condition, size, utilities costs, and other pertinent factors of the facility.
Approval/Disapproval Decision 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.
Awards may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance by the contractor/grantee and continued use of the facilities. A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the current award. The amount of the award may be adjusted based on appropriations and need.
How are proposals selected?
Applicants meeting the requirements of 25 CFR Part 900 who have Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated facilities on their reservation.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used for essential services for non-education physical plant and utility systems throughout the Bureau. The Operation and Maintenance may be used for personnel services, supplies, materials, equipment and support for planning, reporting and managing the operations and resources of the organization as well as heating, cooling, electricity, water, sewage, refuse disposal, basic telecommunications equipment, unscheduled and preventive maintenance, GSA vehicle rental, lease agreements, and custodial and protection services.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
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 the payments will be negotiated with the Indian tribe.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency or regional office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
1849 C Street, N.W.
Bureau of Indian Education, MS 4657-MIB
Washington, DC 20240 US
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 18$69,981,350.00; FY 19 est $5,000,000.00; FY 20 est $5,000,000.00; FY 16 FY 17 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
25 CFR Part 900; OMB Circular A-87, "Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments."
Examples of Funded Projects