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Energy, Native Peoples, Sustainability

Tribal Energy Plan Grant

The development of Tribal Energy Plans are intended to help tribal communities quickly and efficiently triage the known practical and impactful strategies to reduce greenhouse gas, reduce energy costs, and operate more sustainably. The grants can be used to compensate the planning team for their time, contract the services of consultants or other third-party experts, and cover the costs of public meetings and other methods soliciting public input. Tribal Energy Plans help tribal communities work towards a better environment for all community members by using a comprehensive plan of action as a guide to develop a more sustainable tribal nation. They can be the starting point for a pipeline to a greener community. Applicants may apply for funding up to $25,000 for up to one year.

Eligibility

Federal tribal governments in the lower 48 states and Alaska (tribal government programs, such as natural resources authority, energy departments, etc.) as well as tribal-led non-profit organizations with direct ties to the tribal community.

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