Reclamation announces funding opportunity for Tribal #water projects

Many Indian reservations are located in or near contentious river basins where demand for water outstrips supply. Map courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation.

Click the link to read the release on the Reclamation website (Chelsea Kennedy):

The Bureau of Reclamation is making up to $4 million available for Tribes and Tribal organizations in their efforts to develop, manage, and protect tribal water and related resources. Each selected Tribal project is eligible to receive up to $400,000.

The funding opportunity is available at by searching for funding opportunity number R23AS00016. Applications are due on December 14, 2022, at 4 p.m. MDT.

The funding is through Reclamation’s Native American Affairs Technical Assistance Program. Funds will be provided by grant or cooperative agreement.

Funding is exclusively limited to federally recognized Tribes or Tribal organizations located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.  Federal, state, and local governments, as well as individuals, are not eligible to apply.

Reclamation’s Native American Affairs Technical Assistance Program provides technical assistance through cooperative working relationships and partnerships with Tribes and Tribal organizations.  To learn more, please visit the program website.

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