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Tribal Energy Development Capacity Grant Program

The Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) annually provides tribes an opportunity to participate in the Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) grant program.  The purpose of the TEDC grant program is to develop tribal managerial, organizational and technical capacity needed to maximize the economic impact of energy resource development on Indian land.  The TEDC grant gives tribes the ability to develop or enhance their business and regulatory environment for energy resource development.  This program provides financial assistance for tribes to:

  1. Establish business entity structures and/or organizational structures related to energy resource development; and/or
  2. Develop or enhance key regulatory activities

Activities eligible for TEDC grant funding:

  1. Eligible business entity formation activities:
  2. Eligible regulatory activities:

List of FY 2013 Grant Recipients


Create a Successful Business and Regulatory Environment 

For DEMD's step-by-step process of creating a successful business and regulatory environment for tribal energy resource development, please view this link.