Our Mission

The mission of the Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience is to support climate preparedness and resilience for all Federally-recognized Tribal Nations and Alaska Native villages through technical and financial assistance, access to scientific resources and educational opportunities. 

Fiscal Year 2023 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Tribal Climate Resilience (TCR) Annual Awards Program

The FY 2023 BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Annual Awards Program is now open.

To apply for funding, submit your application online via the TCR Annual Awards Program Application Portal before 11:59pm Eastern, October 13, 2023.

For more details, visit the TCR Annual Awards Program page.

Who We Serve

The Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience (TCR) partners with Tribal Nations and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) agencies to incorporate climate considerations into their programs and policies by providing funding, training, technical assistance and organizational support.

Tribes can leverage TCR programs to further support their existing operations, program planning, project design, as well as Indigenous and Traditional Knowledges into their management and protection of Trust resources and Tribal economies. 

Services We Provide


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About the Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience

The Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience is part of the BIA Central Office located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with regional staffing and contacts in all 12 BIA regions.

Since 2011, TCR has provided technical and financial support to Tribes and Tribal organizations and funded over 280 tribal adaptation plans, vulnerability assessments, and risk assessments. In total, TCR has distributed over 900 awards totaling more than $119 million.