TRIBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT USING JOINT VENTURES WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
7833
Agency Tracking Number:
7833
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 787, Lame Deer, MT, 59043
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE ECONOMIES OF AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS CAN BE FURTHER DEVELOPED THROUGH WORKING WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR. OPPORTUNITIES CAN BE ESTABLISHED THROUGH JOINT-VENTURE AGREEMENTS, SUB-CONTRACTING, AND MANAGEMENT AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS, MAXIMIZING THE USE OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES (HUMAN, NATURAL, FINANCIAL AND DIRECTING THOSE RESOURCES TO OPPORTUNTIES WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR. RESEARCH IS NECESSARY TO INTRODUCE TRIBAL ADMINISTRATORS TO THE AREAS AVAILABLE TO ASSIST TRIBES IN LONG-RANGE ECONOMIC PLANNING THAT ADDRESS THE RESERVATIONS' DEVELOPMENTAND ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC GROWTH. THIS RESEARCH WILL DETERMINEHOW TRIBES CAN SUCCESSFULLY CAPITALIZE ON SET-ASIDE PROGRAMSSUCH AS THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 8(A) PROGRAM, PUBLIC LAW 99-6618 SECTION 1207, WHICH RELATES TO DEPARTMENTOF DEFENSE SUBCONTRACTING, AND THE BUY INDIAN ACT AND INDIAN PREFERENCE PROGRAMS OF THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE. MANY TRIBES ARE NOT AWARE OF INDIAN-INITIATIVE CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES SUPPORTED BY THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONAND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. RESEARCH IN PHASE I WILL BE ORIENTED TO THE DEVELOPMENT FO A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM DIRECTED TO ATTRACTING JOINT-VENTURE CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES. TRIBAL JOINT-VENTURE RELATIONSHIPS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND ADDRESS THE HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT OF MANY INDIAN RESERVATIONS.

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