**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience (Branch, TCR) is excited to announce the 2022 Annual Awards Program Request for Proposals. This fiscal year (FY), the Branch will release approximately $46 million in funding through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and FY 2022 annual appropriations. An informational webinar was hosted by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Tribes and Climate Change Program on the funding opportunity. Those who were unable to attend may watch the archived version here: http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/tcc/Training/Webinars_Schedule.

There are new Categories of funding this year. All 13 Categories of funding are listed below:  

Climate Adaptation (Categories 1, 2, 3, 6, 10, and 13) 

Category 1.  Trainings and Workshops (maximum: $150,000) 

Category 2.  Adaptation Planning (maximum: $250,000) 

Category 3.  Travel Support for Adaptation Planning (maximum: $15,000) 

Category 6. Capacity Building for Scoping Efforts (maximum: $65,000) 

Category 10. Implementation of Climate Adaptation Strategies (maximum: $2,000,000) 

Category 13. International ITEK Virtual Exchange (maximum: $10,000) 


Ocean and Coastal Management (Categories 4 and 5) 

Category 4.  Ocean and Coastal Management Planning (maximum: $150,000)    

Category 5.  Travel Support for Ocean and Coastal Management (maximum: $15,000)  


Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place (Categories 7, 11, and 12) 

Category 7. Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place Planning (maximum: $300,000) 

Category 11. Implementation of Community Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place Actions (maximum: $3,000,000) 

Category 12. Relocation, Managed Retreat, or Protect-in-Place (RMP) Coordinator (maximum: $150,000 per year for up to three years) 


Internships and Youth Engagement (Categories 8 and 9) 

Category 8. Internships (maximum: $50,000) 

Category 9. Youth Engagement (maximum: $50,000) 



Application Deadline: July 6, 2022 by 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Announcement: https://www.bia.gov/bia/ots/annual-awards-program