Request for Proposals: BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Annual Awards Program

Opportunity Type: Funding

What: 2022 Annual Awards Program Request for Proposals - BIA Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience

Deadline: July 6, 2022

Webinar: An informational webinar will be hosted by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and scheduled for Monday, April 25th at 1:30 – 3 pm MDT. Register here. If you are unable to attend live, watch the archived version.

Description: The BIA Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience (Branch, TCR) is excited to announce the 2022 Annual Awards Program Request for Proposals. This fiscal year (FY), the Branch will release approximately $46 million in funding through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and FY 2022 annual appropriations. Please see website for more information.

Categories of Available Funding: There are 13 award categories, listed below.

  • Climate Adaptation (Categories 1, 2, 3, 6, 10, and 13)
    • Category 1. Trainings and Workshops (maximum: $150,000)
    • Category 2. Adaptation Planning (maximum: $250,000)
    • Category 3. Travel Support for Adaptation Planning (maximum: $15,000)
    • Category 6. Capacity Building for Scoping Efforts (maximum: $65,000)
    • Category 10. Implementation of Climate Adaptation Strategies (maximum: $2,000,000)
    • Category 13. International ITEK Virtual Exchange (maximum: $10,000)
  • Ocean and Coastal Management (Categories 4 and 5)
    • Category 4. Ocean and Coastal Management Planning (maximum: $150,000)
    • Category 5. Travel Support for Ocean and Coastal Management (maximum: $15,000)
  • Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place (Categories 7, 11, and 12)
    • Category 7. Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place Planning (maximum: $300,000)
    • Category 11. Implementation of Community Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place Actions (maximum: $3,000,000)
    • Category 12. Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place (RMP) Coordinator (maximum: $150,000 per year for up to three years)
  • Internships and Youth Engagement (Categories 8 and 9)
    • Category 8. Internships (maximum: $50,000)
    • Category 9. Youth Engagement (maximum: $50,000) 

How to Applyhttps://sciencebase.usgs.gov/eco-opps/#/

Questions? Please find your regional contact here: https://www.bia.gov/bia/ots/tribal-climate-resilience-program/contact-us or email Resilience.Funding@bia.gov for national programmatic questions.