FY24 NIDIS Tribal Drought Resilience with Inflation Reduction Act Support


Most Recent Deadline: February 15, 2024. This funding opportunity was made available through funds appropriated to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) by the Inflation Reduction Act. Awards made under this opportunity will enable tribal nations to address current and future drought and climate risk on tribal lands across the West by improving decision support and building drought resilience in a changing climate as authorized by the Inflation Reduction Act, P.L. 117-169, Section 40001. This Notice of Funding Opportunity will support the implementation of activities that address current and future drought risk on tribal lands across the West in the context of a changing climate. These activities could include, but are not limited to: conducting drought vulnerability assessments, developing drought plans and communication plans, identifying primary drought impacts, optimal drought indicators and/or triggers and improving drought monitoring; developing drought dashboards with relevant drought tools and information and demonstrating the application of drought data and information to enhance decision-making. https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/350257

Funding Amount
Up to $700,000
Matching Funds
Eligible applicants are federally recognized tribal governments, institutions of higher education, other nonprofits, commercial organizations, international organizations, and state and local governments. If the primary applicant is not a tribal government, full partnership with a tribal nation can be demonstrated by: 1) including at least one full investigator on the project representing a federally recognized tribe and 2) indicating through the budget and budget justification that funds are being disseminated to the tribe.
Contact Information
Administrative questions regarding the Federal Funding Opportunity (e.g. proposal formatting or submission guidelines) should be directed to Diane Brown at diane.brown@noaa.gov.