The Tribal Border Infrastructure Program is designed to address high-priority drinking water and wastewater infrastructure needs of Tribes whose reservations meet the following geographical conditions:
must be north of the U. S. / Mexico border, and b).
must be within a 62-mile
radius of the U. S. / Mexico border.
As a competitive program, applicants must submit a proposal that substantially complies with the program's requirements as explicitly stated in the Request for Proposals section of this document (Section IV).
Applicants may elect to receive funding via a grant or an interagency agreement between EPA and the Indian Health Services (IHS).
Applicants that choose to receive funding through a grant will work directly with EPA.
Applicants that choose to receive funding through an Interagency Agreement will work collaboratively with Indian Health Services (lHS) and EPA.
Applicants EPA expects to award 3 to 6 projects to applicants from both Regions VI and IX based on an anticipated funding allocation of $ 1. 5 million for both regions.
Also, there is no matching funds requirement for this program.