The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, invests $1.75 billion in American Indian and Alaska Native government programs administered under the oversight of the Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs (AS-IA).

The American Rescue Plan makes changes to laws and provides emergency supplemental funding to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Funding and administrative guidance along with other information relevant to tribes and tribal members will be posted as soon as it is available.

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  • President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Makes Signific…

    Press Release

    Request reflects Biden-Harris Administration’s investment in Indian Country to empower Tribal nations and strengthen…

  • Funding Assessment and Methodology Input for Tribal Coll…


    Indian Affairs is hosting a consultation regarding a strategy to provide funding to Tribal Colleges and Universities…

  • American Rescue Plan Webpage Update: New Dear Tribal Lea…


    Following consultation, Indian Affairs is pleased to release a new Certification Form for tribes to use when…

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Office of the Assistant Secretary
1849 C Street, N.W., MS-4004-MIB
Washington, DC 20240
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday–Friday