Sunday, May 31, 2009

Tribal Self-Governance Grant Program: Grant Announcement

Tribal Self-Governance Grant Program

Eligible Applicants

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Be a Federally-recognized Tribe as defined in 25 U.S.C. § 450b(e). However, Alaska Native Villages or Alaska Native Village Corporations are not eligible if they are located within the area served by an Alaska Native regional health entity already participating in the Alaska Tribal Health Compact. Those Tribes not represented by a self-governance Tribal consortium funding agreement within their area may still be considered to participate in the TSGP.

Agency Name

Indian Health Service


The purpose of the Negotiation Cooperative Agreement is to provide resources to Tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), as authorized by Public Law (Pub. L.) 106-260, the Tribal Self-Governance Amendments of 2000, Title V of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Pub. L. 93-638, as amended (Title V) (25 U.S.C. § 458aaa-2(e)). There is limited competition under this announcement because the authorizing legislation restricts eligibility to Tribes that meet specific criteria (Refer to Section III.1.A., ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS in this announcement). The TSGP is designed to promote Self-Determination by enabling Tribes to assume control of Indian Health Service (IHS) programs, services, functions, and activities, or portions thereof (PSFAs), through compacts negotiated with the IHS. The Negotiation Cooperative Agreement provides a Tribe with funds to help cover the expenses involved in preparing for and negotiating a compact with the IHS. This program is described at 93.444 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA).

Apply for the grant here.

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