Community Assistance Program

Federal Funds

Eligible Counties: Baraga, Hougthon, Keweenaw, Ontonagon, Iron, Gogebic, Dickenson, Marquette

 

LIHEAP - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Heating/Electric Assistance

Accepting application on a priority level

  • NOVEMBER - KBIC Seniors and Disabled
  • DECEMBER - Households with young children age 6 and under
  • JANUARY - Open for ALL households to apply

 

CSBG - Community Service Block Grant

  • Crisis/Emergency assistance, NEW Employment/Education/Training assistance
  • Currently NO funding, applications will be available when KBIC is approved for federal funding

 

GA - General Assistance

  • Limited financial assistance, must meet eligibility criteria
  • Program open for applications

 

KBIC Funded Programs

Eligible Residence: Baraga County or Marquette Trust Property

 

CNAP - Community Needs Assistance Program

  • Non Medical: Home Repair/Replace, Vehicle Repair/Replace, Utility disconnect, funeral travel
  • Medical Travel: Medical specialist appointments, Immediate family hospitalization, Lifeline services
  • Extended Funds: Fire assistance, local funeral assistance

 

Tribal Elder Pension and Heating Program

  • KBIC member 62+ years of age
  • Eligible Residence: Baraga County and Marquette Trust Property

 

Tribal Disabled Pension and Heating Program

  • KBIC member receiving long term disablity on a monthly basis
  • Eligible Residence: Baraga County or Marquette Trust Property