Tribal Climate Resilience Program Funding Opportunity

Event Date: 
03/30/2016 10 am PDT
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

Past Deadline: 4/23/2021. The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Office of Trust Services, Tribal Climate Resilience Program (Program) solicits proposals from federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations as defined at 25 U.S.C. section 5304(l) to receive grants to support tribal resilience and ocean and coastal management and planning. The Program supports tribes as they prepare for climate change impacts on tribal treaty and trust resources, economies, infrastructure, and human health and safety. The Program will provide funding for projects that support tribal climate resilience as tribes incorporate science (including Traditional Knowledge) and technical information. The Program also supports tribal ocean and coastal management and planning.

Climate Resilience, Planning, Ocean and Coastal Management, Riverine Communities, Internship, Trainings and Workshops, Youth Engagement
Funding Amount: 
$2,000-$150,000; depends on project type
Matching Funds: 


Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Contact Information: 
If you have questions about the BIA’s Tribal Climate Resilience Program, please contact Rachael Novak, (202) 510-5198. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact Jo Ann Metcalfe, Grant Officer (703) 390-6410. Additional Program information and Frequently Asked Questions are available online at the BIA’s Tribal Climate Resilience Program website: