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Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant: Tribal Set-Aside Regional Guidelines

These Region 4 Tribal Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant Guidelines (Guidelines) provide an overview of the national Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant - Tribal Set-Aside (DWIG-TSA) Program, detail the eligible uses for the funds, and describe the project solicitation and selection process used to distribute funds to the Tribes located in EPA, Region 4. They also articulate minimum threshold criteria and ranking requirements for project selection to ensure consistency and transparency across Regional DWIG-TSA Programs, and discuss the administrative policies used to manage the program. Additional details, requirements, and limitations of the DWIG-TSA Program can be found in the national Drinking Water Infrastructure Grants Tribal Set-Aside Program Revised Guidelines (December 2013).

These Guidelines were developed, in formal consultation with tribal governments, by a workgroup including representatives from the Catawba Indian Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Seminole Tribe of Florida, EPA, Indian Health Service and United South and Eastern Tribes.

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