Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, announced the 2021 NABDI awardees.

NABDI grants are awarded to conduct economic development feasibility studies and/or economic development business plans.

The Office of Indian Economic Development, Division of Economic Development, will manage the grant awards. The following Tribes have been awarded the 2021 NABDI grants:

2021 NABDI Grant Awards

  • Kashia Band of Pomo Indians of the Stewarts Point Rancheria awarded $44,500 for a convenience store/gas station feasibility study.

  • Nulato Tribal Council Awarded $45,000 for a Tribally owned airline feasibility study.

  • Delaware Nation awarded $37,500 for an orchard and apiary products company feasibility study.

  • Oglala Sioux Tribe awarded $65,000 for a feasibility study for businesses for the Crazy Horse scenic byway.

  • Lower Brule Sioux Tribe awarded $48,000 for an aquaculture/aquaponics feasibility study.

  • Oneida Nation awarded $65,000 for a beef and buffalo production plant feasibility study.

  • Rappahannock Tribe of Virginia awarded $40,000 for an economic development through tribal enterprises feasibility study.

  • Walker River Paiute Tribe awarded $65,000 for a food sovereignty economic development feasibility study.

  • Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians awarded $45,000 for an economic development recovery feasibility study.

  • Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria awarded $45,000 for an economic feasibility and business plan.

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