Indian Job Placement_United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation

 

To provide job development, counseling, social adjustment guidance, and referrals to job training programs and other assistance programs through the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation, located in Pierre, South Dakota.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.061
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
ADVISORY SERVICES AND COUNSELING; DIRECT PAYMENTS WITH UNRESTRICTED USE
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available.
Authorization
Snyder Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85; 42 Stat. 208; 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian Adult Vocational Training Act of 1956; Public Law 84-959; 70 Stat. 986, as amended; Public Law 88-230; 77 Stat. 471; 25 U.S.C. 309; 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?
Applicant Eligibility
Application to administer the program is limited to the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation. Individual American Indian applicants must be a member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe, be in need of financial assistance, and reside on or near an Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Must be an American Indian member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe and reside on or near an Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Complete information on beneficiary eligibility is found in 25 CFR, Parts 26 and 27.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicant must submit a certificate signed by a Bureau Agency Superintendent or an authorized Tribal representative that indicates the applicant is an enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
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
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. The application by the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation to administer the program must contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart C, "Contract Proposal Contents." The completed application should be submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Aberdeen Regional office. Individual American Indian applicant should apply for program services using the application form designated by the Corporation. Individual application forms may be obtained directly from the Corporation.
Award Procedure
Applications for individual benefits are approved by the designated United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation official.
Deadlines
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
1 to 90 days.
Appeals
Disputes between the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs may be appealed through an informal conference with the deciding official, may be appealed to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals, or the corporation may bring suit in U.S. District Court. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR, Part 900. An appeal of the corporate official's decision must be made under the corporation's appeal procedures.
Renewals
Awards to the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation to administer the program may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance by the corporation and the availability of appropriated funds. A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the current award. Individual renewals are based on the availability of funds, but the job placement service may not be used more than three times or more frequently than every two years.
How are proposals selected?
Applications are received for direct employment participants. Final determination to fund an application is based on the individual's eligibility and financial need and total dollars available to the Corporation.
How may assistance be used?
Financial aid is used to assist individual Indians in finding permanent employment. A weekly or monthly (depending on type of services received) stipend is paid until the participant is employed. Upon receiving employment, assistance may be provided until the first full paycheck is received.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
The timing and nature of program accomplishment data will be negotiated with the Corporation. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. The United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation must submit financial status reports, SF 269A. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Records
The United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation must retain financial records for three years from the date of submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must be retained for three 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
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards to the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation to administer the program are made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended. Payments may be made in advance or by reimbursement. Payments to individual beneficiaries for subsistence, support services, uniforms, etc., are released as required by beneficiary, up to the amount of the award. Assistance for job placement is provided until the beneficiary receives their first full paycheck. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Contact the headquarters or regional office.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation, 1830 Lombardy Drive, Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701. Contact: Ken Lock; Telephone: (605) 226-7426.
Headquarters Office
Lynn Forcia, Office of Economic Development, Division of Job Placement and Training, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., MS-2412 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240. Phone: (202) 219-5270.
Website Address
http://www.doi.gov.
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-2100-0-1-452.
Obligations
(Direct Payments with Unrestricted Use) FY 09 $25,172,016; FY 10 est $16,423,290; and FY 11 est $16,423,290
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
25 CFR 900, 25 CFR 26, and 25 CFR 27.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available.

 


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