Last updated on May 22, 2020.

NEW: Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Applications Open May 26

NEW: Treasury published Guidance to Tribes for Completing Supplemental Request for Information

NEW: Extension of Limited Safe Harbor with Respect to Certification Concerning Need for PPP Loan Request (Released May 13, 2020)

NEW: Requirements for Loan Increases for Partnerships or Seasonal Employers (Released May 13, 2020)

NEW: Eligibility of Certain Electric Cooperatives (Released May 14, 2020)

Treasury and Interior Announce Start of CARES Act Funds Disbursement to Tribes

NCAI Amicus Brief in Chehalis et al. v. Mnuchin

Tribal Advocacy Materials for Implementing COVID-19 Funding

NCAI and partner organizations have drafted and submitted a number of letters to support tribal nations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the link below to the Letters Sent to Administration database.

Click Here to Access Letters Database

Federal Reserve Board

Congressional Research Service

White House

  • The White House webpage on Coronavirus (COVID-19):
  • Indian Country COVID-19 Response Team - IHS hosts a call on each Thursday that currently features federal agencies participating in the Response Team. View call in information on the IHS calendar here.


  • CARES Act Operation of Indian Programs and Indian Education Programs: Information Sheet
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs COVID-19 Page:
  • March 25, 2020 letter to tribal leaders with COVID-19 updates from the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs


Health and Human Services

     Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

     Health Resources and Services Administration:

     Indian Health Service:

     National Institute of Health:



Small Business Association (SBA)

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

  • HUD COVID-19 Resources and Fact Sheets:
  • FAQ for Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities - funding and other information, March 30, 2020 - view here.

Additional Information on Federal Funding