EDA: $1.5 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Boost Economic Recovery at the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Keshena, Wisconsin, to develop economic recovery strategies that will strengthen, diversify, and add resilience to the regional […]

EDA: $4 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance Invested to Build Operations Center at the Choctaw Nation Emerging Aviation Technology Center in Durant, OK

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Durant, Oklahoma, to build an operations center at the Choctaw Nation Emerging Aviation Technology Center. “President Biden is […]

CDFI Fund: Request for Information about NMTC Program Native Initiative Released

Today, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released a Request for Information related to an upcoming procurement that is part of a broader effort to increase New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investment in Federal Indian Reservations, Off-Reservation Trust Lands, Hawaiian Home Lands, and Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas (NMTC Native […]

HUD: More Than $90 Million for Affordable Housing Awarded in Tribal Communities

24 Tribes receive funds that will support the construction of approximately 350 new housing units The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced over $90 million in grant awards to 24 Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) across the country to support new housing construction, housing rehabilitation, […]

HUD: More Than $36 Million Awarded to Support Public Housing and Native American Residents in Achieving Economic and Housing Stability

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the award of $36.9 million to public housing authorities, public housing resident associations, Native American tribes, and nonprofit organizations across the nation. Grantees will use these Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) grant funds to hire and/or retain Service Coordinators […]

FEMA: President Biden Announces Major Disaster Declaration for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to supplement the tribe’s efforts in the areas affected by the COVID-19 pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available for crisis counseling for the Poarch […]

HUD: Historic $450 Million Investment Made to Provide COVID-19 Relief Funding to Native American Communities Across the Nation

American Rescue Plan funding will help Tribal Communities respond to COVID-19 Pandemic U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Thursday announced $450 million in Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) to Indian tribes across the country to respond to COVID-19. This funding will be used […]

CDFI Fund: Important Reminders for FY 2021 CDFI Rapid Response Program, CDFI Program, and NACA Program Round Applicants

As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program), and CDFI Rapid Response Program (CDFI RRP) Applicants, the deadline for online submission of the SF-424 through Grants.gov for all three funding rounds is March 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM […]

CDFI Fund: Change in Deadline for Annual Certification and Data Collection and Compliance Reports

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is extending the deadline to submit Annual Certification and Data Collection Reports (ACRs) and compliance reports for organizations with an upcoming reporting deadline between March 28 and 31, 2021. The new deadline to submit these reports is April 30, 2021. The ACR and […]