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Indian Job Placement_United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation
OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85; 42 Stat. 208; 25 U.S.C. 13; Indian
Adult Vocational Training Act of 1956; Public Law 84-959; 70 Stat.
986, as amended; Public Law 88-230; 77 Stat. 471; 25 U.S.C. 309;
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act; Public Law
93-638; as amended; 25 U.S.C. 450.
provide job development, counseling, social adjustment guidance,
and referrals to job training programs and other assistance programs
through the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation, located
in Pierre, South Dakota.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
aid is used to assist individual Indians in finding permanent employment.
A weekly or monthly (depending on type of services received) stipend
is paid until the participant is employed. Upon receiving employment,
assistance may be provided until the first full paycheck is received.
Eligibility: Application to administer the program
is limited to the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation. Individual
American Indian applicants must be a member of a Federally Recognized
Indian Tribe, be in need of financial assistance, and reside on
or near an Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau
of Indian Affairs.
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: Must be an American Indian member
of a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe and reside on or near an
Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian
Affairs. Complete information on beneficiary eligibility is found
in 25 CFR, Parts 26 and 27.
Applicant must submit a certificate signed by a Bureau Agency
Superintendent or an authorized Tribal representative that indicates
the applicant is an enrolled member of a Federally Recognized
Coordination: None. This program is excluded
from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Procedure: The application by the United Sioux
Tribes Development Corporation to administer the program must
contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart
C, "Contract Proposal Contents." The completed application should
be submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Aberdeen Regional
office. Individual American Indian applicant should apply for
program services using the application form designated by the
Corporation. Individual application forms may be obtained directly
from the Corporation.
Procedure: Applications for individual benefits
are approved by the designated United Sioux Tribes Development
of Approval/Disapproval Time: 1 to 90 days.
Disputes between the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation
and the Bureau of Indian Affairs may be appealed through an informal
conference with the deciding official, may be appealed to the
Interior Board of Indian Appeals, or the corporation may bring
suit in U.S. District Court. Full appeal procedures are found
in 25 CFR, Part 900. An appeal of the corporate official's decision
must be made under the corporation's appeal procedures.
Awards to the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation to administer
the program may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance
by the corporation and the availability of appropriated funds.
A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days
prior to the expiration of the current award. Individual renewals
are based on the availability of funds, but the job placement
service may not be used more than three times or more frequently
than every two years.
and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Awards to
the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation to administer
the program are made on an annual basis and the funds remain available
until expended. Payments may be made in advance or by reimbursement.
Payments to individual beneficiaries for subsistence, support
services, uniforms, etc., are released as required by beneficiary,
up to the amount of the award. Assistance for job placement is
provided until the beneficiary receives their first full paycheck.
The United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation must submit financial
status reports, SF 269A. The timing and nature of program accomplishment
data will be negotiated with the Corporation.
For awards administered by the United Sioux Tribes Development
Corporation, the Corporation is responsible for obtaining audits
in accordance with the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31
U.S.C. 7501 et seq.).
The United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation must retain financial
records for three years from the date of submission of the single
audit report. Procurement records must be retained for three years
from the date of final payment. Property records must be retained
for three 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.
(Total Amount of Awards) FY 01 $106,000; FY 02 est $250,000; and
FY 03 est not available.
and Average of Financial Assistance:
$500 to $1,200. Average: $1,000.
Less than 30 percent of the funds provided to the Corporation are
used for administrative purposes.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR 900, 25 CFR 26, and 25 CFR 27.
or Local Office:
See Regional Agency Offices. United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation, 1830 Lombardy Drive, Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701. Contact: Ken Lock; Telephone: (605) 226-7426.
Lynn Forcia, Office of Economic Development, Division of Job Placement and Training, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., MS-2412 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240. Phone: (202) 219-5270.
Web Site Address:
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
An unemployed husband and wife with two children were placed as
a handyman in a garage and a housekeeper in a hotel, respectively.
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applications are received for direct employment participants. Final
determination to fund an application is based on the individual's
eligibility and financial need and total dollars available to the