Bureau of Indian Affairs Hatchery Maintenance Program

Event Date: 
11/09/2015 4 pm PST
Grant Deadline: 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

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.

Hatcheries, Fish, Maintenance,
Funding Amount: 
The BIA plans to award roughly $2.4 million in competitive funds for this program.
Matching Funds: 
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