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07/11/2017
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, OFFICE OF INDIAN SERVICES DIVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES WEBINAR TRAINING EVENT

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, OFFICE OF INDIAN SERVICES

DIVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES

WEBINAR TRAINING EVENT

 

WELFARE ASSISTANCE FUNDING DISTRIBUTION METHODOLOGY

THE FINAL DISTRIBUTION IN FISCAL YEAR 2017

The BIA, Division of Human Services will hold a Webinar Training Session on the

Mechanics of the Final Distribution of Welfare Assistance Funding for Fiscal Year 2017.

Overview:  The webinar training will focus on the final distribution in alignment with the BIA’s national funding distribution methodology for the Welfare Assistance program.  The training will specifically:

1.  Provide an overview of how the BIA calculated the final distribution for FY 2017;

2.  Demonstrate how the BIA conducted a prorata distribution in the final distribution as the national need exceeded the congressional appropriations for Welfare Assistance;

3.  Discuss the 79.2% prorata distribution for FY 2017;

4.  Discuss the annual statutory cap that is placed on Welfare Assistance funding in the

appropriations language; and,

5.  Discuss what options the Tribes and BIA agencies have in addressing potential shortfalls in Welfare Assistance funding, if necessary.

Target Audience:  Tribal leaders, Tribal program staff who prepare the FASSR, BIA Agency programs, BIA Superintendents and anyone interested in learning more about the BIA Welfare Assistance Funding Distribution Methodology and Reporting process.

 

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017              

https://bia-ois-hsevents.webex.com/bia-ois-hsevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=e531cad2e2b97dba458d4d318854e8cf7

Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pmEST                    

Event Number:                                            

Event Password: BIA2017

 

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Babette Howe, Program Manager, BIA, Division of Human Services at (202) 379-6445 or by email at 

Babette.Herne@bia.gov