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Green Building Tools for Tribes

Tribal Energy Technology Funding Opportunity

Department of Energy

Up to $15 million to deploy energy technology and energy efficiency measures on tribal lands.
Application deadline: February 11, 2021 

Green Building Tools for Tribes

​Green building, also known as sustainable design, can assist tribal communities to reduce the impact of construction on the environment while protecting the health, livelihood and culture of tribal residents. Native Americans were the first green architects and builders of the Americas, and traditional Native American building designs and practices are sustainable. State and local building codes do not apply on tribal lands, but tribes have the authority to adopt their own.