Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Grant; Solicitation of Proposals

Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs
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Fellowship / research funding

Reference Number

BIA-2020-NABDI

IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THIS GRANT, YOU MUST GO TO THE RELATED DOCUMENTS TAB TO RETRIEVE THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT AND INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO APPLY. PLEASE READ THE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN INFORMATION HOW TO PREPARE YOUR PROPOSAL AND HOW TO SEND IN YOUR PROPOSAL. THERE ARE 17 PAGES TO REVIEW. The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI), is soliciting proposals from Tribes for technical assistance funding to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities located in designated Opportunity Zones. Eligibility for funding is limited to those applicants whose proposed projects, businesses, or technologies will be located in designated Opportunity Zones. These grants are also intended to fund applicants to obtain qualified guidance on how the development projects, businesses, or technologies they propose can attract investments from an Opportunity Fund. The Office of the Assistant Secretaryโ€”Indian Affairs, through IEED, is soliciting proposals from Indian Tribes, as defined at 25 U.S.C. 5304(e), for grant funding to retain consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities located in an Opportunity Zone. Consultants may include universities and colleges, private consulting firms, non-academic/non-profit entities, or others. The feasibility studies will empower Tribes to make informed decisions regarding their economic futures. Feasibility studies may concern the viability of an economic development project or business or the practicality of a technology a Tribe may choose to pursue in an Opportunity Zone. These studies will also address how a proposed economic development project, business, or technology can attract investment from an Opportunity Fund, which is an investment vehicle set up either as a partnership or corporation, for investing in eligible property or businesses located in an Opportunity Zone (26 U.S.C. 1400Z-2(d)).
Categories: Opportunity Zone Benefits.

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Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Fellowship / research funding

Reference Number

BIA-2020-NABDI

United States