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Service Area: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico & Ysleta del Sur
SWONAP Reports & Weekly Information Bulletins
Launch of the Native-One Stop Portal
Benefits.gov, the official benefits website of the United States, launched a portal of resources for Native American, Alaskan Native, and tribal populations. The portal, Native One-Stop, provides information about the services that are available through the Federal government. Native One-Stop conveniently houses any service that these populations may need with topics ranging from assistance for populations with severe disabilities to congressional internships for Native Americans. Learn more at: http://www.benefits.gov/nativeonestop.
PICURIS PUEBLO (New Mexico) – Member of Northern Pueblos Housing Authority (NPHA)
On October 14, 2015, the Picuris Pueblo of New Mexico dedicated a new solar-powered fire station and the renovated gymnasium. The Fire Station is a 2,640 sq. ft. net-zero energy building. The Solar Photovoltaic Panel will be utilized to supply primary electrical, building heat, and water heating service. The nearby 9,050 square foot gymnasium is the only community building structure in the small pueblo community. The renovation included installation of a new roof, demolition and replacement of all interior walls and floors, mold remediation, installation of permanent fixtures, HVAC and ductwork. For complete project summary, click here.
Agua Caliente Band's Pursuit of Energy Self-Sufficiency Gains Momentum
In 2005, the Agua Caliente Band applied for and was competitively selected to receive a First Steps grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a comprehensive tribal energy plan that aligned with the Tribe’s goals and values of self-determination, prosperity, and sustainability. Read More here
Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association TOKA awarded $2.5 million Title VI Loan Guarantee renovate 20-units.
Over half of the units will be modernized to provide accessibility for the disabled and elderly. All units will be upgraded for energy efficiency. For complete project summary, click here.
List of FY 2015 ICDBG Awards
SWONAP Regional Training Workshops (2015)
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