Native American Business Development Institute

 

Under its Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) conceived in FY 2006, IEED has developed partnerships with U.S. graduate schools to assist tribal business assess financial opportunities and prepare economic feasibility studies. Assistance by way of Public Law 93-638 agreements between tribes and participating business schools. During FY 2006- 2010, NABDI assisted tribes to analyze the potential of economic opportunities as diverse as a business park, a meat packing plant, a wind energy project, a security business, a medical supply business, upland bird hunting, new uses for a dormat tribal wellness/recreation center, and a greenhouse heated by way of woody biomass. Starting in FY 2011, NABDI funding will be dispersed on a competitive basis following notice in the Federal Register. Applicants will be free to choose private consultants in addition to graduate schools.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.133
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of Indian Education, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2017 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2016 No Information Available.
Authorization
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
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal governments.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal governments and their members.
Credentials/Documentation
This is an annual program whose primary objective is to create jobs and foster economic activity within tribal communities. When funding is available, IEED will solicit proposals for feasibility studies and reservation-wide plans. To receive these funds, tribes may use the contracting mechanism established by Public Law 93-638, the Indian-Self Determination Act or may obtain adjustments to their funding from the Office of Self-Governance. See 25 U.S.C. 450 et. seq.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applications should be submitted to IEED, Division of Indian Energy Policy Development, Room 20 - South Interior Building, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington DC 20245.
Award Procedure
As funding is limited, applications are juried by IEED staff and selections are approved by the Director, IEED.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
30 to 90 days.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Submission of application in response to Federal Register Notice.
How may assistance be used?
Federally recognized tribes whose lands are held in trust or restricted fee by the Federal government.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
Not applicable.
Records
Financial records must be retained for three years from the date of submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must be retained for three years form the date of the 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
Agreements are made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended by the contractor. The timing of payments will be negotiated by the Regional Office, Contract Officer and the contractor.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Regional Office Contract Officer.
Headquarters Office
Juanita Mendoza
1849 C Street, N.W.
Bureau of Indian Education, MS 4657-MIB
Washington, DC 20240 US
juanita.mendoza@bie.edu
Phone: 2022083559
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-2100-7-8-452
Obligations
(Formula Grants) FY 18$458,200.00; FY 19 est $500,000.00; FY 20 est $500,000.00; FY 16 FY 17 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Determined on an annual basis, subject to appropriations.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
None.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Information Available.
Fiscal Year 2017 No Information Available.

 



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