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CARES Financial Assistance Programs

Family Education & Retraining | Family Home & Utility | Small Business Grant

CARES Act Need-Based Programs | Apply Now


Tlingit & Haida is pleased to offer two Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security(CARES) Act need-based programs for tribal citizen households impacted by the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The two programs will provide one-time financial assistance up to $500 per program per household to offset expenses for education, retraining,rent, mortgage and utilities. Note: This support is not a per-capita distribution.

Family Education & Retraining Expenses

This is a one-time, needs-based program that supports households with unexpected education and related expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program was established to offset some of the expenses households are facing due to home schooling, retraining because of loss or diminishment of employment, and new education required.

Family Home & Utility Expenses

This is a one-time, needs-based program that supports households with unexpected reductions in income and increased family expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program was established to offset some of the expenses households are facing for rent, mortgage and utility.

 

Funding Amount:

  • $500 per program and household

Who Can Apply:

  • All tribal citizens, regardless of where they reside, are eligible to apply to receive support from these programs.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be enrolled with Tlingit & Haida
  • Must demonstrate financial hardship that directly relates to COVID-19

Application: Click Here

How to Submit:

  • Email to caresrelief@ccthita-nsn.gov
  • Fax to 1.888.493.5169
  • Mail to CARES Relief, 320 W. Willoughby Avenue, Suite 300, Juneau AK 99801
  • Drop off at any Tlingit & Haida office location

 

For assistance in completing the application or more information, please call 907.463.7788 or email caresrelief@ccthita-nsn.gov.

CARES Small Business Grant | Apply Now


Tlingit & Haida is now accepting applications for the CARES Act Small Business Grant program. Tribal citizens who are small business owners and have been impacted by COVID-19 are eligible to apply for up to $5,000. All applications will be processed in the order received.

Funds must be expended in compliance with federal law and used by the applicant only to pay for COVID-19 emergency-related expenses (i.e. rent or mortgage payments, utility costs, payroll and personal protective equipment necessary for the business). Only those eligible expenses incurred subsequent to March 11, 2020, or reasonably expected to be incurred by December 30, 2020 are eligible.

Funding Amount:

  • $5,000

Who Can Apply:

  • All tribal citizens, regardless of where they reside, are eligible to apply to receive support from these programs.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be enrolled with Tlingit & Haida
  • Must be 50% owner of a small business
  • Must have 50 employees or less

Application: Click Here

How to Submit:

  • Email to deptbed@ccthita-nsn.gov
  • Fax to 888.322.6407
  • Mail to CARES Relief, 320 W. Willoughby Avenue, Suite 300, Juneau AK 99801


For more information, please contact Business & Economic Development at deptbed@ccthita-nsn.gov or 907.463.7107.