October 14, 2021 –
- EDA Dear Tribal Leader Letter
- EDA's American Rescue Plan
- Indigenous Communities Program
- Previous EDA Indigenous Communities Webinar
On October 14th, NAFOA will be hosting a webinar with the Economic Development Administration (EDA) on their updated Tribal eligibility regulations as well as an overview of funding available through their recent programs.
The EDA will be taking questions about how the new eligibility will impact EDA's grant programs and will provide an overview of how EDA intends to ensure both that the for-profit entity is wholly owned by a Tribe and that the entity is organized for the benefit of that Tribe.
Part of the webinar will also be dedicated to providing and overview of the most recent programs and specifically discussing the American Rescue Plan's (ARP) Indigenous Communities Program. This program will allocating up to $100 million in funding specifically for Native American communities that will disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
A wide variety of projects are eligible for funding under this programs including but not limited to technical, planning, workforce development, entrepreneurship, public works, and infrastructure projects.