Tribal Climate Resilience 

Funding for:

What does this funding get me?

Section 80001 of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) appropriates $220 million to the Bureau of Indian Affairs that can be used to help sustain ecosystems and natural and cultural resources, economies, infrastructure, human health, and safety, support climate preparedness and resilience for all Federally-recognized Tribal Nations through technical and financial assistance, access to scientific resources, and educational opportunities.

Am I eligible?

Federally-recognized Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations (including cooperatives, corporations, partnerships, associations) are eligible. 

How can I access the money?

Visit the Tribal Climate Resilience Annual Awards Program page on the BIA website for all the details and additional resources. You can also monitor funding opportunities on and see more resources on the main BIA Tribal Climate Resilience webpage.

What is the timeline?

Funding to remain available until September 30, 2031. Awards are made on an annual basis and funds remain available until expended by the contractor/grantee. The timing of payments will be negotiated with the Tribe or other awardee.

In Fiscal Year 2023, 146 awards were made. Details for the FY 2024 funding opportunity will be announced in early summer 2024. See 2023 awardees and watch for 2024 details here.

What other incentives could I use to help me accomplish my goals?

You can view funding announcements at the BIA Tribal Climate Resilience webpage.

Check the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) for additional incentives that may be offered by your state, local government, or utility, as well as important federal, state, and local policies. For questions regarding DSIRE, contact Justin Lindemann (NC Clean Energy Technology Center) at

Where can I get more information?