Bureau of Indian Affairs Hatchery Maintenance Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
11/09/2015 4 pm PST
Organization: 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
Description: 

Deadline passed as of January 15, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown.The Bureau of Indian Affairs has announced plans to provide funding for fish (and/or shellfish) hatchery maintenance initiatives, within the eligible jurisdictions focused on in the program. Specifically, hatcheries owned by Federally-recognized Tribes, or the BIA. This merit based project will look at the following factors when considering candidates for funding awards: health, safety and security; water quality; economic value; rights protection; resource value; and tribal youth. Further details about the funding application process, contact information, and ranking criteria can be found through the link to the BIA's application document.

Category: 
Hatcheries, Fish, Maintenance,
Funding Amount: 
The BIA plans to award roughly $2.4 million in competitive funds for this program.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown
Eligibility: 
Any multi-purpose or single-purpose facility, owned by the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a Federally-recognized tribe, engaged in the spawning, hatching, rearing, holding, caring for, or stocking of fish and/or shellfish. Facilities owned by other federal agencies, states and non-tribal entities are not eligible to receive maintenance funds.
Contact Information: 
David Redhorse, david.redhorse@bia.gov, BIA 911 NE 11th Ave, Portland OR 97232
Status/Type: 
Program