Employment Discrimination Project Contracts-Indian Tribes


To insure the protection of the employment rights of Indians working on or near reservations.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: EEOC expects to contract with 64 TEROs in fiscal year 2010. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Must be a Federally registered, land based American Indian Tribe that has a tribal employment rights office established under an ordinance passed by the tribal council. The office must have a sitting director.
Beneficiary Eligibility
American Indians employed or seeking employment on or near reservations.
Funding must be approved by the Commission. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Application must be made to the EEOC District Office which will review it and make a recommendation to the Office of Field Programs, EEOC Headquarters.
Award Procedure
Recommendation made to EEOC Commissioners. Decision made by final vote of the Commissioners.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 1 to 3 months.
Not Applicable.
Dependent upon performance under previous contract.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Contractors selected must have an enforceable tribal ordinance, signed by the tribal chairman, protecting Indian employment rights and establishing a Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO). Tribe must also have a TERO with a sitting director.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Quarterly reports are addressed to the State and Local Programs, Office of Field Programs, through the EEOC District Office which administers the contract. Charges, interviews and settlement agreements must be submitted to the EEOC District Office.
Not Applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
One fiscal year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Not applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. The EEOC District Office listed in Appendix IV of the catalog which has jurisdiction over inquirer's geographic location.
Headquarters Office
Michael J. Dougherty 131 M Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20507 Phone: 202-663-4801
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries) FY 08 $1,664,000; FY 09 est $1,664,000; FY 10 est $1,664,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$26,000 to each tribe.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.