2022-2023 Facility/Residential Grantees

16 tribes and tribal organizations have been awarded funding for new solar projects from the Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund.

TSAF is excited to announce the grantees of this year’s Tribal Facility/Residential Grant program. Award amounts range from $90,000-$200,000 and represent nine states in all regions of Indian Country, please read more about their projects below:

Pit River Tribe

Burney, California

The Pit River Tribe proposes to continue to build energy sovereignty by facilitating the installation of solar systems on two of its major Tribal facilities located in Burney CA.

Yurok Tribe

Klamath, California

The Yurok tribe is proposing to contract with GRID Alternatives to install a 36.905 kW PV system on the rooftop of the Weitchpec Tribal Office, and a 9.455kW PV system on the rooftop of the Tulley Creek Transportation building and complete interconnection requirements for both systems.

Northwest Indian College

Bellingham, Washington

In support of providing hands-on installation opportunities to individuals trained on the NWIC mock roof, NWIC requests funding for the procurement and installation of a 60 kW solar Photovoltaic array to be installed on the campus library roof.

Bay Mills Indian Community

Brimley, Michigan

The Bay Mills Indian Community is requesting funding for a solar and battery backup project for two of the Tribe’s critical service facilities on Reservation- the Justice Center which consists of Bay Mills Police Department and Tribal Court; and the Armella B. Parker Senior Center.

Shinnecock Indian Nation

Southhampton, New York

The goal of the Net-zero Energy for Homeless Transitional Housing project is to provide our homeless and transitional tribal members with energy efficient dwellings that are powered by renewable energy electric generated systems that also have back up energy storage capacity.