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93.594 Tribal Work Grants
ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Social Security Act, Title IV, Part A, Section 412(a)(2), as amended.
To allow eligible Indian Tribes and Alaska Native organizations to operate a program to make work activities available.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Tribes have broad flexibility to use the grant for the purpose of making work activities available.
Applicant Eligibility: An Indian Tribe or Alaska Native organization that conducted a Tribal JOBS (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training) Program in fiscal year 1995.
Pre-application Coordination: Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: See section 412(a)(2) of the Social Security Act, as amended. The grant amount for each Tribe will equal the amount it received in fiscal year 1994 to operate its JOBS Program. There are no matching requirements.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: An annual program and statistical report, and interim and final SF 269-A reports are required.
Account Identification: 75-1552-0-1-609.
In fiscal year 2001, 79 grants were awarded, which represented 100 percent of the total eligible grantee population. Identical awards are estimated to be granted in fiscal years 2002 and 2003.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Regulations for the Native Employment Works (NEW) Program were published on February 18, 2000, and became effective June 19, 2000.
Regional or Local Office: None.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Currently, 79 tribal grantees operate work activity programs under NEW.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: