Bureau of Indian Education

As part of the CARES Act’s Education Stabilization Fund, the Department is required to set aside one-half of 1% of the $30.75 billion ($153,750,000) for programs operated or funded by the Bureau of Indian Education, in consultation with the Secretary of Interior. The Department signed an agreement with BIE on June 12, 2020, to govern the terms of the funds transferred to BIE.  The Department initiated the transfer of funds to Interior on June 15, 2020.