Self-Governance Communication & Education Tribal Consortium

Budget Formulation/ Allocation Process

Understanding the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ and Indian Health Services’ Budget Formulation/Allocation Process

Potential questions/topics for Tribal officials and technical experts: 

  • Steps for identifying funds that BIA/IHS allocate to a Tribal program
  • Examples of challenges aligning your Self-Governance funding agreement reprogramming request
  • Concerns related to the BIA/IHS budget formulation and allocation process.

Potential questions/topics for DOI officials:

  • Overview of the DOI budget formulation and allocation process
  • Self-Governance specific issues related to budget formulation and allocation
  • Update on any efforts to streamline or revise the budget formulation and allocation process

Potential questions/topics for IHS officials:  

  • Overview of the IHS budget formulation and allocation process
  • Self-Governance specific issues related to budget formulation and allocation
  • Update on any efforts to streamline or revise the budget formulation and allocation process

*Note: these are intended to provide guidance. Additional topics are welcome.