Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant Program (Cohort 2)

Portal ID:
51267
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

Funding is available to federally recognized Indian tribes in California to support efforts to identify, collect case-level data, publicize, and investigate and solve cases involving missing and murdered indigenous people.

Description:

The State Budget Act of 2022 (Senate Bill 154, Chapter 43, Statutes of 2022) established the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant Program. Funding is available to federally recognized Indian tribes in California to support efforts to identify, collect caselevel data, publicize, and investigate and solve cases involving missing and murdered indigenous people.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant Program proposals must be received by 5:00 P.M. (PST) on Friday, March 15, 2024.

Applications for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant Program must be submitted through the BSCC-Submittable Application portal. The BSCC-Submittable Application portal, Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant Program Application, and all required attachments are available on the BSCC website.

Prospective applicants are invited to attend a virtual grant information session. Attendance at the virtual grant information session is not a requirement. The purpose of this information session is to answer technical questions from prospective bidders (applicants) and provide clarity on RFP instructions.  The virtual information sessions will be held on 12/14/23 and 1/25/24.  Links to the meetings can be found on the BSCC website.

Prospective applicants are asked (but not required) to submit a non-binding letter indicating their intent to apply.

The purpose of this grant is to fund proposals from federally recognized Indian tribes in California that support efforts to identify, collect case-level data, publicize, and investigate and solve cases involving missing and murdered indigenous people.

Eligible applicants are federally recognized Indian tribes in California.

Grants should focus on activities including, but not limited to, developingculturally based prevention strategies, strengthening responses to human trafficking, and improving cooperation and communication on jurisdictional
issues between state, local, federal, and tribal law enforcement in order to investigate and solve cases involving missing and murdered indigenous people. Allowable expenditures may include reimbursement to eligible
tribes for contracted services with local law enforcement agencies for staffing in support of eligible grant activities.

Proposals selected for funding will be under agreement from August 1, 2024 to June 1, 2028 with the BSCC. The grant agreement service period covers August 1, 2024 and ends on December 31, 2027. However, an additional six (6) months (January 1, 2028, to June 1, 2028) will be included in the term of the grant agreement for the sole purposes of finalizing and submitting a required Local Evaluation Report and finalizing and submitting a required financial audit.

The maximum an applicant may apply for is up to $500,000 in the Small Scope category OR up to $1,000,000 in the Large Scope category. Applicants may apply for any dollar amount up to and including the maximum grant amount identified in each category.  Tribes that apply as part of a Collaborative Proposal may apply for up to $2,000,000.

No match is required.

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Tribal Government

Eligible applicants are federally recognized Indian tribes in California.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
July 11, 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
8/1/24-6/1/28

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$19,923,997
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$1 – $2,000,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

The State Budget Act of 2022 (Senate Bill 154, Chapter 43, Statutes of 2022) established the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant Program.

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Disbursement of grant funds occurs on a reimbursement basis for costs incurred during a reporting period. The State Controller’s Office (SCO) will issue the warrant (check) to the individual designated on the Applicant Information Form as the Financial Officer for the grant.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-445-5073, mmip@bscc.ca.gov