Technical Assistance

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‚ÄčTribal Set-Aside for Low-Income Weatherization

Bonneville Power Administration

Grants for tribes in Bonneville Power Administration's service area to conduct weatherization and healthy homes outreach and coordination.

About the Award:

BPA provides direct funding to tribal governments to implement outreach and coordination with tribal members. Additional funding is provided to qualified tribal programs for implementing auditing, installation, and monitoring services. Up to 30% of the grants can be used for health and safety (air quality, mold mitigation, ventilation, radon testing and mitigation, etc). Tribes that use these funds for weatherization programs must follow the air quality guidelines of the DOE program and ASHRAE standards.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

Weatherization, Energy Efficiency, Heat Source Replacement, Insulation, HVAC upgrades.

Funding Details:

  • Average Annual Amount Available: $550,000
  • 2018-2019 Tribes Using funds for Weatherization: 5
  • Expected Award Range: $15,000 to $100,000 per year
  • There is no minimum funding award.

Program Highlights:

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe has nearly 30 percent of the tribe now heating and cooling their homes with ductless heat pumps. In partnership with a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and funding from Clallam County Public Utility District, the tribe recently installed 57 ductless heat pumps in tribal members' homes. [source]

Typical Application Period: Rolling

Contact:

caikakoula@bpa.gov

last modified: 2019-09-19 11:44:49
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Technical Assistance from the Office of Indian Energy

Department of Energy

This office provides free technical assistance for tribes or tribal organizations pursuing energy efficiency projects.

About the Award:

This resource doesn't offer a reward, but rather offers tribes technical assistance on tribal energy projects. This office provides tribes with three types of technical assistance: Technical Analysis, Financial Analysis, and Strategic Energy Planning. Technical Experts from DOE are available to provide up to 40 hours of support per project.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

Energy Efficiency, Weatherization

Award Type:
Technical Assistance
Regions:
National

Typical Application Period: Rolling

Contact:

indianenergy@hq.doe.gov

last modified: 2019-09-06 11:47:52

AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants (CFDA No. 94.006)

Corporation for National and Community Service

Grants and AmeriCorps service members offered to tribes and tribal organizations to support community-focused housing and health projects.

About the Award:

This grant offers an AmeriCorps member and operating funds for projects focused on one of these priority areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Healthy Futures, Veterans and Military Families. Applicants interested in using this grant to support indoor air work must demonstrate the project's applicability to the Healthy Futures and Economic Opportunities priority areas.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

Ventilation, Energy Efficiency, Weatherization, Community Outreach, Training

Funding Details:

Grants can take the form of a cost-reimbursement or a Fixed Amount, but the availability of a Full-Time Fixed Amount grant is limited. Maximum funding for FY 2019 was $15,192, for both reimbursement and fixed amount grants.

Regions:
National

Program Highlights:

Chinle Chapter Government in 2017 used this grant to provide minor home improvements, weatherization, and construction.
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Typical Application Period: For 2019, February - May

Contact:

americorpsgrants@cns.gov

last modified: 2019-09-11 10:26:03