Indian Self-Determination Contract Support
To provide funds to Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and to tribal organizations to fund some or all of the indirect costs incurred in administering Federal programs for which direct appropriations are made to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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 2017
No Information Available.Fiscal Year 2016
No Information Available.
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 and tribal organizations authorized by Indian Tribal Governments.
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments.
Federal approval of indirect cost rate.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
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.
Awards for new or expanded contracts will be awarded based upon the start date of the underlying program award, and the application date, on a first-come-first-served basis. Additional information concerning fiscal year 2002 awards will be published in 2002 as a Notice in the Federal Register.
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 a changed indirect cost rate or as a result of pro-rata reductions due to insufficient appropriations to cover all eligible awards.
How are proposals selected?
All renewal awards will be funded; the amount of the awards is subject to the availability of appropriations; first-time awards will be funded in the order of receipt of the application up to an annual limit of $5,000,000.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used in accordance with indirect cost rate proposals which have been approved by the cognizant Federal agency or for lump sum administrative cost rates negotiated with the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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 for renewals will generally be made in two increments: 70 percent soon after the start date of the award, and the balance during the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. Contact the headquarters or regional office for more information.
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$42,102,880.00; FY 19 est $40,000,000.00; FY 20 est $40,000,000.00; FY 16 FY 17 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The range is $10,000 to $8,000,000; average $190,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
25 CFR Part 900; OMB Circular No. A-87, "Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments."
Examples of Funded Projects