The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs recently released a tribal-focused summary of the Cares Act (H.R 748) that was signed into law March 27, 2020. The Act gives tribes and tribal entities access to $8 billion in relief funds. These funds will be distributed by April 24, 2020.
The summary covers:
- Legislative authorizations
- Appropriations by the numbers
- Background information
Additionally, to help tribes and tribal entities navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, we have developed a library of resources in our COVID-19 resource center. Visit to learn more.