Tribal Electrification Program


Tribal Electrification Program through the Inflation Reduction Act to provide zero emission household electrification to tribes and on tribal lands.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of Indian Education, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2024 This is a new program. Projects will be funded that meet the requirements of the legislation
Public Law 117-169, SEC. 80003. Tribal Electrification Program-
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to Federally recognized Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations authorized by Indian tribal governments (Tribes and Tribal Organizations as defined in 25 U.S.C. 5304(e) to include Alaska Natives, ANC's, Tribal coalitions, Tribal entities (as defined in M-23-09) or as identified by the Climate and Economic Screening Tool qualify as Justice40/disadvantaged communities.
Tribal Resolution, Letter of intent, program implementation work plan, environmental compliance agreement, a pro forma balance sheet, itemized budget for RESP activities and other applicable documents as specified within the DOI IRA Electrification Guidance document. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
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. Please see guidance on how to apply on the BIA website,
Award Procedure
Awards will be made by PL 93-638
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria will be included in the Funding Opportunity Announcement posted at
How may assistance be used?
Refer to the funding opportunity.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Required reports will be specified in the Funding Opportunity Announcement posted at
Expectation that audits will be submitted when requested
Not applicable.
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
Not Applicable
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Indian Economic Development 1849 C Street, N.W., Room 4152 Washington, DC 20240
Headquarters Office
Onna LeBeau
Indian Economic Development

1849 C Street, N.W., Room 4152

Washington, DC 20240
Washington, DC 20240 USA
Phone: 202219
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Contracts)) FY 23$0.00; FY 24 est $75,000,000.00; FY 25 est $0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$2M-$10M, Average is $3.5M
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.


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