TRIBAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

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Please direct all email correspondence to: tribalassistance@iowanation.org


 

The following is a list of Tribal Assistance Programs for enrolled members of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma. There is only one application for all programs available online for you to download, print, complete, and send to the Tribal Assistance Program.

 

TRIBAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

  1. Applicant must be an enrolled member of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma.
  2. All requests must be submitted on an official Tribal Assistance Application.
  3. Forms must be complete, legible, and include all required documents.
  4. Incomplete applications will not be processed, and will be returned to the applicant for corrections.
  5. After 1 business day, applications may not be cancelled or rescinded once submitted.
  6. If a W-9 is not provided for new vendors, the request may be placed on hold pending receipt of the W-9.
  7. All receipts must be from January 1 through December 31 of current year, with date and name of vendor.
  8. Any fraudulent activity will be subject to prosecution.
  9. Allow fourteen (14) business days for processing.
  10. Weekly cutoff time for receiving and processing applications is Thursday at 5:00 PM.  All requests received after 5:00 PM on Thursday will be processed the following week.
  11. All vendors paid by the Tribe must complete and have on file a W-9 Form.
  12. If Tribal member is not named on lease, statement, or bill, a written statement must also accompany request stating that the Tribal member is residing there.
  13. The Tribe will retain confidential files documenting all requests and will shred supporting documents after two (2) years.

 

PROGRAM APPLICATION AND INFORMATION

Tribal Assistance Program Information

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Tribal Assistance Application (Use application for ALL Tribal Assistance)

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 Notice for Incarcerated Tribal Members

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W9 Form

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Please direct all email correspondence to:  TribalAssistance@iowanation.org

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VETERAN’S ASSISTANCE

Allowance is $2,000 annually

$1,000 January – June

$1,000 July – December

 

ELDER’S ASSISTANCE

Allowance is $3,000 annually

$1,500 January – June

$1,500 July – December

 

HEARING ASSISTANCE

Allowance is $2,500 for first initial set up

$1,000 every year thereafter for annual maintenance

 

CORESOURCE BENEFIT CARD (Dental/ Vision/ Prescription/ Medical)

$4,000 allowance annually for adults

Allotted January – December

CoreSource Eligible Expenses

CoreSource FAQ

CoreSource reimbursement form

Need to check your balance? 

Contact CoreSource at 800-990-9058 Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT

Website: www.MyCoreSource.com

Fax: 866-514-8287

Email: CSKCCoreflex@CoreSource.com

 

HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANCE 

Allowance is $4,000 annually

$2,000 January – June

$2,000 July – December

 

SCHOOL EXPENSE ASSISTANCE 

Allowance is $2,000 annually

$1,000 January – June

$1,000 July – December

 

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ASSISTANCE 

Assistance is provided to offset the added expenses for graduating seniors.

Eligibility Requirements

High School Student anticipating 12th Grade Graduation.

 

Eligibility Time Period

One Academic Year / August – June

Amount of Assistance $3,000

Allotted $1,500 (per semester)

 

COLLEGE EXPENSE ASSISTANCE 

Allowance is $1,600 annually

$800 January – June

$800 July – December

 

EDUCATION INCENTIVE 

Amount of assistance is individually calculated:

$200 8th grade completion

$300 12th grade graduation

$300 GED completion

$300 Vocation training of 800 clock hours

 

 

EDUCATION INCENTIVE – HIGHER EDUCATION 

Eligibility Requirements

Enrolled in an accredited university or college courses leading to a degree program.

Eligibility Time Period

Yearly / January 1-December 31

Amount of assistance is individually calculated:

Applications must be supported by an original transcript, within 120 days after the close of the semester and /or the receipt of grades.

Incentive is calculated by multiplying the dollar amount, which is based on current grade point average(GPA), times the credit hours passed per semester.

$92 Graduate level

$70 GPA of 3.5 or higher

$65 GPA of 2.5 to 3.49

$60 GPA of 2.0 to 2.49

$ 0 GPA less than 2.0

 

BURIAL ASSISTANCE

Allowance is $9,000 per lifetime

$1,500 to next of kin

$7,500 to funeral home

 

BURIAL ASSISTANCE (Infants) 

Allowance is $1,500 per lifetime

Payment is issued directly to the funeral home.

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Tribal Assistance Program Information

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 Tribal Assistance Application (Use application for ALL Tribal Assistance)

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