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Administrative Cost Grants for Indian Schools
OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638,
as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.; Indian Education Amendments of
1978, Public Law 95-561, 25 U.S.C. 2001 et seq.; Tribally Controlled
Schools Act, 25 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.
provide grants to tribes and tribal organizations operating schools
for the purpose of paying administrative and indirect costs.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
may be used for program services related administrative overhead,
operations necessary to meet requirements of the law, prudent management
practices, and other necessary support functions.
Eligibility: Federally Recognized Indian Tribal
Governments or Tribal Organizations operating a Bureau of Indian
Affairs funded school.
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: Indian Tribal Governments or
tribal organizations operating an elementary or secondary school
under a grant or Self-determination contract with the Bureau of
Approved status as a grant or contract school.
Coordination: None. This program is excluded
from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Procedure: No separate application is required.
The additional allocation will be calculated by the Bureau of
Indian Affairs and added to the underlying award.
Procedure: The headquarters office calculates
the amount of the award and the grantee is notified by the Education
of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable.
An applicant who disputes the amount of the award may request
an informal conference with the deciding official, or may appeal
the denial of the application to the Interior Board of Indian
Appeals, or may bring suit in U.S. District Court. Full appeal
procedures are found in 25 CFR, Part 900.
Awards are renewed automatically based on satisfactory performance
by the grantee.
and Matching Requirements: Funds are allocated
in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 2008(a).
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Awards are
made on an annual basis and the funds remain available without
fiscal year limitation until expended by the contractor/grantee.
Annual Financial Report, Narrative Report, and a program evaluation
by an impartial third party such as an accrediting agency.
For awards made under this program, grantees are responsible for
obtaining audits in accordance with the Single Audit Act Amendments
of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501 et seq.).
Financial records must be retained for 3 years from the date of
submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must
be retained for 3 years from the date of final payment. Property
records must be retained for 3 years from the date of disposition,
replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation,
audit exceptions or claims must be retained until the dispute
has been resolved.
(Grants) FY 01 $43,065,000; FY 02 est $43,065,000; and FY 03 est
and Average of Financial Assistance:
Range is $127,600 to $1,166,200; Average $405,967.
One hundred and five tribally operated schools received grants under
this program. These funds were used to provide related administrative
overhead support without reducing direct program services.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR 39; 25 CFR 45; 25 CFR 900.
or Local Office: See Education Line Officers'
addresses in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Joe Herrin Headquarters Office: Office of Indian Education Programs, Bureau of Indian Affairs, MS-3609 MIB, 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202)208-7658
Web Site Address:
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Examples of some administrative costs include fiscal, personnel,
property and procurement management and costs of necessary insurance,
auditing, legal, safety and security services.
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applicants meeting eligibility criteria are funded.