The Little Shell Tribal Council has established the 2022 Inflation Assistance Program Grant to provide financial assistance to Little Shell tribal members impacted by the rising household expenses, including, but not limited to, fuel, food, and housing costs. Eligible Adult Little Shell tribal members that apply will receive a single grant payment of $750.00 to help relieve the impacts of the pandemic. Eligible Little Shell tribal members are required to be at least 18 years old at the time of application, to be enroll by August 26, 2022, and to complete, certify (by signing), and submit the 2022 Inflation Assistance Program Application before the deadline to receive assistance.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, October 28, 2022.

The Tribe has established strict parameters on eligibility to ensure the Program complies with all applicable legal and federal requirements. To be eligible for the Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Must be an enrolled Little Shell tribal member eligible to receive Little Shell benefits and services as of August 26, 2022;

2. Must have attained eighteen years of age by October 28, 2022;

3. Certify that they will use the grant funding to help alleviate the financial impacts of inflation and apply the funds towards the purchase of essential items such as fuel, utilities, clothing, food, housing, school supplies, and related items; and

4. Submit an application on or before 11:59 pm Mountain Time on Friday, October 28, 2022.

Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana