Grant Funding Program
Energy and Mineral Development Program (EMDP)
The Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) will evaluate EMDP grant proposals received from Federally recognized tribal organizations and Tribal Energy Development Programs for projects that assess, evaluate, or otherwise promote the productive use or development of energy and mineral resources on Indian lands. Grant awards are discretionary, and subject to the availability of funds as appropriated by Congress on a year-to-year basis.
To find the 2017 EMDP Solicitation please click here, Energy and Mineral Development Program Grant Proposal Solicitation 2017 or go directly to BIA-000-0006-DEMD at grants.gov, https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html
EMDP Projects May Include:
- Performing initial resource exploration;
- Defining potential targets for development;
- Performing market analysis to establish production/demand for a given commodity;
- Perform economic evaluation and analysis of the resources; and
- Other pre-construction studies necessary to promote the use and development of known energy and mineral resources.
Resources Eligible for Funding:
- Biomass – Woody and Waste
- Natural Gas,
- and Coal
In-House Technical Assistance Available:
DEMD offers many in-house technical capabilities and services to tribes at no charge. Tribes can maximize the value of the EMDP projects by fully using DEMD’s services, or by using DEMD’s services in conjunction with reputable consultants. Please see the 2017 EMDP Solicitation for Proposals for a comprehensive list of available services.
DEMD requires that grant proposals include: (1) a current tribal resolution authorizing the proposed project, (2) a proposal describing the planned activities and deliverable products; (3) a detailed budget estimate; and (4) a designated tribal lead. Proposals are due to DEMD by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time on September 25, 2017.
RESOURCES AND INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENTS
TEMPLATE REPORTS AND RESOLUTION
Please contact DEMD with any questions or inquiries.
If you have questions about the EMDP program or submission process, please contact:
Amy Wilson, Direct: 720-407-0623; Cell: 720-692-7508; email@example.com
DEMD Division Chief:
Stephen Manydeeds, 720-407-0600; firstname.lastname@example.org
Commodity Group Leads:
Duane Matt, 720-407-0605; email@example.com
Roger Knight, 720-407-0613; firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewable and Distributed Energy Projects
Michael Stevenson, 720-407-0626; email@example.com
Please send tribal resolution, budget, tribal lead contact, and completed proposal and appendices electronically to:
Attn.: Energy and Mineral Development Program
As an alternative, you may send completed proposals via United States Postal Service, FedEx, or United States Parcel Service to:
Division of Energy and Mineral Development
Attn: Energy and Mineral Development Program
13922 Denver West Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80401