Weekly Updates

May 21, 2020



·      Inter-organization letter to the Department of the Interior and Education regarding delays in distribution of Bureau of Indian Education funding

·      Inter-organization letter to the Department of Treasury and Small Business Administration regarding the eligibility of Native Community Development Financial Institutions for the PPP loan

·      Treasury begins second solicitation of data with a May 26, 2020 deadline and publishes Guidance to Tribes for Completing Supplemental Request for Information.

·      New SBA updates:

·      Extension of Limited Safe Harbor with respect to certification concerning need for PPP loan request

·      Requirements for Loan Increases for partnerships or seasonal employers

·      Eligibility of Certain Electric Cooperatives

·      Frequently Asked Questions Document (released May 19, 2020)

·      CFAP Applications to Open May 26

·      IHS Announces Funding Distribution for Testing under the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act



·      NCAI COVID-19 Data - Situation Summary (May 20, 2020)

·      NCAI COVID-19 Situation Summary IHS Area Data (May 20, 2020)

·      COVID-19: Economic Impacts and Implications for Indian Country – Forum Video available here (May 12, 2020)

·      Tribal Epidemiology Centers: Critical Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Webinar Recording available here (May 12, 2020)


These resources will be updated weekly.