Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Youth Initiative (TYI) Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
11/09/2015 5 pm PST
Organization: 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
Description: 

Deadline passed as of January 15, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. "Initiative funding will be distributed on a competitive basis to tribes and inter-tribal organizations for the support and development of tribal youth programs focused on science in line with conservation and resource management. The programs will provide opportunities for youth to become engaged in the field of natural resource management and foster their interest in pursuing educational opportunities and a career in natural resources management" (Bureau of Indian Affairs, Tribal Youth Initiative (TYI) Program, Ranking Criteria and Application Process). See link for more details.

Category: 
Conservation Science, Resource Management, Tribal Youth Programs.
Funding Amount: 
Award packages can range from $2,000 - $70,000 per application.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown.
Eligibility: 
"Eligibility is limited to Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by Indian tribal governments (Tribes and inter-tribal organizations authorized under PL 93-638" (Bureau of Indian Affairs, Tribal Youth Initiative (TYI) Program, Ranking Criteria and Application Process).
Contact Information: 
David Redhorse, david.redhorse@bia.gov, BIA 911 NE 11th Ave, Portland OR 97232