The Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience (TCR) provides financial support for federally-recognized Tribal Nations and authorized Tribal organizations through a competitive funding opportunity to build Tribal resilience capacity. Since 2011, TCR has distributed over 900 awards totaling more than $110 million. In FY 2022, TCR awarded approximately $46 million in funding through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and FY 2022 annual appropriations.

The Tribal Climate Resilience Annual Awards Program supports both planning and implementation projects, including for climate adaptation planning, community-led relocation, managed retreat (ie, partial relocation), protect-in-place efforts, ocean and coastal management, as well as for habitat restoration and adaptation.

You can view a map with information on Tribes’ and Tribal organization’s previously funded projects on the Tribal Climate Resilience Annual Awards Dashboard.

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News

  • The Swinomish Clam Garden Project: Building Climate Resi…

    Announcement For the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (SITC), reviving the ancient tradition of clam gardening is not just…
  • View the FY23 TCR Annual Awards FAQ Webinar and Grant Wr…

    Announcement Recordings of the TCR FY23 Annual Awards Program FAQ Webinar and Grant Writing Workshop are now available to view…

Events

Success Stories

  • 1854 Treaty Authority

    Map of Minnesota

    The 1854 Treaty Authority is an inter-tribal resource management agency governed directly by the federally recognized Bois Forte Band of Chippewa and Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

  • Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

    Climate Change Strategic Plan cover page

    The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) are made up of the Salish, Kootenai, and Pend d'Oreille Tribes. In response to growing concerns about the impacts of climate change on tribal members and on their homelands, the CSKT developed a Climate Change Strategic Plan, which seeks to protect the cultural resources and land upon which the Tribes depend.

  • Ute Mountain Ute

    Ute Mountain Ute in the distance

    The Ute Mountain Ute (or Núchíú) reservation lies in the Four Corners region of the Colorado Plateau and the Tribe had seen many climate related changes in the last thirty-plus years.

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Branch of Tribal Climate Resilience
1001 Indian School Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. MST, Monday–Friday.