March 30th, 2014 is the deadline for Tribes/TDHE’s to submit challenges to the Federal Census numbers!

30 01 2014

March 30th, 2014 is the deadline for Tribes/TDHE’s to submit challenges to the Federal Census numbers used for allocating funds for the Indian Housing Block Grant as well as other programs including the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, The Child Care and Development Fund, Social Services Block Grant, Administration on Aging, Special Programs for the Aging, Title III, Part C, Nutrition, Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, Community Services Block Grant, funding for local schools, road construction and repair.

Village Earth can help in this process. We at SparrowHawk are helping a Tribe manage a project where recharacterizing their data could mean millions of additional dollars in the long term. don@sparrowhawkco.com
(800) 398-9048

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Excitement Builds as ICDBG Announcement Looms-$70 Million Available?

27 01 2014

ICDBG, HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant program, is likely to announce guidelines very soon.  The program contributed over $56 million to Tribal projects last round and some are suggesting that number may rise to approximately $70 million in this next round.  For  a list of last round recipients see: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-11-12/pdf/2013-27012.pdf .

The allocations for the Area ONAP geographic jurisdictions, including carryover from prior years,were as follows:
Eastern/Woodlands …………….        $6,129,147
Southern Plains  …………………        11,463,693
Northern Plains …………………. 7,662,430
Southwest ………………………….        19,804,882
Northwest …………………………. 2,821,668
Alaska ……………………………….          5,733,190
Total  …………………………..       $53,615,010

SparrowHawk Consulting has helped a number of Tribes secure these block grants in the past.  Please contact us to explore ways we might be of assistance to your Tribe. Don Chalmers, don@sparrowhawkco.com; (800) 398-9048.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning the ICDBG Program awards, contact the Area Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) serving your area or Roberta L. Youmans, Lead Grants Management Specialist, Office of Native Programs, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–3316.