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BIA-TTGP-2022-OIED FULL ANNOUNCEMENT.
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The Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian
Affairs, through OIED, is soliciting proposals from federally recognized Tribes listed as Indian Entities Recognized by and Eligible to Receive Services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs at 87 FR 4636 (January 28, 2022) and Tribal Organizations eligible for TTGP grants.
Indian Tribes are referred to using the term “Tribe” throughout this notice.
Tribal Organization is defined by 25 U.S.C.
The grant funding is to retain consultants to perform feasibility studies on Tribal tourism opportunities or develop a tourism business plan.
The feasibility studies will help facilitate informed decision-making regarding Tribes’ economic futures and may concern the viability of a tourism project.
The feasibility study or business plan will empower Tribes to make informed decisions on potential tourism project(s), a Tribal tourism business, or Tribal tourism businesses recovering from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The OIED supports Tribes and Tribal organizations capacity building to plan, develop and manage tourism and related infrastructure in support of economic development and the NATIVE Act (Pub.
The OIED administers this program through its DED.
The funding periods and amounts referenced in this solicitation are subject to the availability of non-recurring appropriation funds of the BIA budget at the time of award, as well as the Department of the Interior (DOI) and Indian Affairs priorities at the time of the award.
Neither DOI nor Indian Affairs will be held responsible for proposal or application preparation costs.
Publication of this solicitation does not obligate DOI or Indian Affairs to award any specific grant or to obligate all or any part of available funds.
Future funding is subject to the availability of Congressional appropriations and cannot be guaranteed.
DOI or Indian Affairs may cancel or withdraw this solicitation at any time.