Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)
12/16/19 Close of Business
Grants of up to $20,000 to Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, California, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming tribes, educational institutions, and tribal organizations for tribal education programs within the funding source’s service area. Funding is intended to support programs for youth that advance science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), as well as cultural and natural resource management. Grants will also support projects that educate participants about the region's power and transmission systems, and about the funding source's programs and mission.
The Bonneville Power Administration’s Tribal Education Capacity Building Grant program provides funding assistance to strengthen the capacity of tribes, support government-to-government relationships, and increase opportunities for education about the operation of the Federal Columbia River Power System, Federal Columbia River Transmission System or integrated Fish and Wildlife Program. Proposals that include development of science, technology, engineering, and math youth camps, and/or post-secondary school level proposals designed to advance one of the aforementioned purposes, are preferred.
Projects should include how the project will advance participants awareness and understanding of electrical generation and transmission, energy efficiency, hydropower, environmental stewardship of the Columbia River Basin habitat and ecosystems, and cultural resource management.
GrantWatch ID#: 176937
Tribal Affairs anticipates funding between 4-6 grant applications.
Individual grants awarded will not exceed $20,000.
Proposed project must be implemented between June 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020. Performance periods cannot be extended.
Grants are awarded on annual basis and do not provide ongoing program funding. Funding cannot be extended.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact Tribal Affairs at (503) 230-7685 for questions.
Bonneville Power Administration's Service Territory
USA: California; Idaho; Montana; Nevada; Oregon; Utah; Washington; Wyoming