Consolidated Tribal Government
To promote Indian self determination and improve the quality of life in Tribal communities by providing greater flexibility in planning programs and meeting the needs of communities. This program allows Tribes to combine various programs and/or grants into one agreement. The simplified contracting procedures enhance program accountability by reducing paperwork and reporting requirements, and reduce Tribal administrative costs to allow for increased services under these contracts.
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
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act; Public Law 93-638; as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and members of American Indian Tribes.
Initial application must be accompanied by an authorizing 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 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 of Indian Affairs agency or regional office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
The dollar value of the award depends upon the amount that has been prioritized by the individual Indian tribe through participation in the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Tribal Priority Allocation budget formulation process.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
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. 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 as a result of individual tribal priorities established in the budget formulation process.
How are proposals selected?
All applicants meeting the requirements of 25 CFR Part 900 will be selected if the program has been prioritized by the individual Indian tribe through tribal participation in the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Tribal Priority Allocation budget formulation process.
How may assistance be used?
Funds from various Bureau programs, such as, Scholarships, Johnson O'Malley, Adult Education, and Job Placement and Training can be combined into a single consolidated contract.
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 three 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$49,309,115.00; FY 19 est $50,000,000.00; FY 20 est $50,000,000.00; FY 17 FY 16 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The range is $1,300 to $2,400,000; average $500,000.
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