Application Process

Applications are reviewed quarterly. Our deadlines for considering applications are:

  • February 1st
    Business Committee Review Date: Fourth Thursday in March
  • May 1st
    Business Committee Review Date: Fourth Thursday in June
  • August 1st
    Business Committee Review Date: Fourth Thursday in September
  • October 1st
    Business Committee Review Date: Second Thursday in November

Please note these dates are subject to change.


We encourage you to apply well before the deadline date to allow our department ample time to conduct our due diligence. Applications received after these dates will be reviewed the following quarter.

Requests that are incomplete and/or require additional information may be reviewed the following quarter if our department requires more time.

Due to the volume of requests received and to allow adequate review time for each application, please be aware that our staff is not able to answer questions regarding your proposal status. Your organization will receive a letter from the Tribe once your proposal has been considered and a determination has been made. We thank you for your patience.

  • Applications must be submitted online through our website. A letter of inquiry is not required. Fax, email or postal mail requests will not be considered. Please contact us if you have technical difficulties or special circumstances with your application.
  • To apply for a grant, visit the link on the sidebar of our website. You may create an account, save your application and submit it once all required information is completed.
  • Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Please print a copy of your proposal to keep for your records.