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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

Clean Air Act 105 Grants

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Grants offered to tribes through the Clean Air Act for the implementation of programs meant to control air pollution, both ambient and indoor.

Eligible Applicants: Federally-Recognized Indian Tribe

About the Award:

Implementation of programs meant to control and prevent air pollution (ambient and indoor) or programs that implement the national primary and secondary ambient air quality standards described by the CAA.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

wood heating education, home assessments, community education and outreach, monitoring, training

Funding Details:

  • Funding Details dependent on Region.
  • Tribes required to match up to 40% of the grant, unless they have been approved with Treatment as a State for the Clean Air Act.
    • If the tribe has Treatment as a State for CAA, the required match can be reduced to 5%.
    • In-kind resources can be used to match.
    • The match can be waived if the tribe can show that fulfilling the match would impose undue hardship.
Award Type:
Grant
Regions:
National

Program Highlights:

The Tulalip Tribes, in Washington State, utilize a CAA 105 grant to help fund their Tulalip Air & Indoor Environments program. Indoor air activities that they conduct under 105 include conducting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments in tribal homes, schools and office buildings, conducting IAQ outreach and education at health fairs and tribal community events, monitoring the indoor environment using low-cost sensor technology, and collaborating with Tulalip Housing to find and leverage outside funding for mitigation of IAQ hazards in tribal homes.

Typical Application Period: Dependent on Region

Contact:

Dependent on Region - Check local contact

last modified: 2019-09-24 08:18:33
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Community Air Grant

California Air Resources Board

Grants for California tribes to improve capacity to reduce air pollution and exposure to harmful emissions.

About the Award:

The Air Grants Program aim is to provide support for community-based organizations to participate in the AB 617 process and to build capacity to become active partners with government to identify, evaluate, and ultimately reduce air pollution and exposure to harmful emissions in their communities.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

Community engagement/outreach, hiring technical experts & consultants, monitoring, data analysis

Funding Details:

  • Total FY 2019 Funding: $5,000,000
  • 2019 Maximum Grant: $100,000 for Education Projects, $300,000 for Technical Project
Award Type:
Grant
Regions:
California

Program Highlights:

Starting in 2018, the Southern California Tribal Community Air Monitoring Project, run through the Pala Band of Mission Indians, is using this funding source to deploy six low-cost air quality sensors to monitor conditions at the reservation. Data will be transmitted through a cellular network and displayed on a website accessible to tribal community members. [source]

Typical Application Period: Typically due in the Summer; 2019 Application due: 9/30/19

Contact:

AirGrants@arb.ca.gov

last modified: 2019-09-19 11:31:41
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Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program

US Department Of Agriculture (USDA)

Collaborative grants for tribal colleges and universities to research environmental challenges impacting agricultural communities. 

Eligible Applicants: Tribal College or University

About the Award:

This grant is available to 1994 Tribal Colleges (designated by 2018 farm bill) that are looking to build institutional research capacity through applied projects that address student educational needs and meet community, reservation or regional challenges. Eligible institutions may propose projects in any discipline of the food, agricultural or natural resource sciences. Grants are collaborative, meaning projects must involve at least one additional partner. Projects focused on indoor air quality must demonstrate that indoor air quality affects farmers and ranchers within their community.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

Improving indoor air quality for tribal farmers and ranchers, ventilation, Chemical Changeout

Funding Details:

  • For FY 2019, $3.7 million will be awarded. 
  • 80% of applications are funded. 
  • Minimum 2019 Grant: $60,000 
  • Maximum 2019 Grant: $500,000.
Regions:
National

Program Highlights:

There has yet to be a project completed with a focus on indoor air.

Typical Application Period: For 2019: June through early November; For 2018: March through April

Contact:

erin.riley@usda.gov

last modified: 2019-09-19 14:04:45
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Native American Direct Loan (NADL)

US Department of Veterans Affairs

VA provides direct home loans to eligible Native American Veterans to finance the purchase, construction, or improvement of homes on Federal Trust Land, or to refinance a prior NADL to reduce the interest rate.

Eligible Applicants: Individual Renter or Homeowner

About the Award:

Native American Veterans and their spouses may be eligible to receive a guaranteed loan to purchase, construct, or improve a home on Federally-recognized trust, allotted lands, Alaska Native corporations, and Pacific Island territories. The NADL Program offers no downpayment, a 3.75% interest rate, and no private mortgage insurance cost. Eligible applicants must have a valid Certificate of Eligibility and be a satisfactory credit risk. The tribal government of your member tribe must have a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Secretary of Veteran Affairs, which spells out the conditions under which the program will operate on its trust lands. Follow this link to see if your tribe has a MOU with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Native American Veterans must pay a low funding fee of 1.25% to obtain VA's direct loan to purchase a home.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

Construction, Repairs, Weatherization

Funding Details:

  • No downpayment
  • 3.75% interest rate. Interest rates are subject to change due to market fluctuations.
  • Maximum loan limits vary based on location.
  • Fixed-rate 30-year mortgage
Award Type:
Loan
Regions:
National

Typical Application Period: Rolling

Contact:

Regional Loan Center of Jurisdiction - 1-877-827-3702

last modified: 2019-09-26 09:17:10