Indian Affairs | Tribal Energy Development Capacity Grant Program

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

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Activities eligible for TEDC grant funding:

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

For More Detailed Instructions View the 2016 TEDC Solicitation

Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions guide about our funding opportunities 

View a map of 2015 and 2016 Grant Recipients

Create a Successful Business and Regulatory Environment 

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

BDT Process