CSBG Tribal Training & Technical Assistance Program for Tribes & Tribal Organizations

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CSBG Tribal Application Instructions


View or download the application instructions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): CSBG Action Transmittal 2018-03 Application for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Funds Based on the Availability of CSBG Funds

How to Apply Webinar Series


The CSBG T&TA Program for Tribes & Tribal Organizations and the Office of Community Services (OCS)  host an annual four-part webinar series to assist prospective and current grantees to prepare for their Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) applications!

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A basic introduction to the CSBG program and available training and technical assistance for prospective grantees and new administrators. Updated May 2018

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FY17 CSBG Tribal Program Overview

A step-by-step guide to using the OLDC system for online CSBG application submission. *This session is for current CSBG Tribal grantees only* Updated: June 2018

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OLDC Access Form

A guide developing a Tribal CSBG Plan and completing all required materials for a successful CSBG application. Featuring three new technical assistance tools to assist prospective and current Tribal grantees with their FY19 CSBG application process.
Aired July 25, 2018/Published July 2019

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Training Resources
Webinar Slides – PDF
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Tribal Plan & Application Tool Guide for Tribes & Tribal Organizations
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) FY19 Tribal Plan & Application Fillable-PDF Tool for Tribes & Tribal Organizations
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) FY18 Annual Report Fillable-PDF Tool for Tribes & Tribal Organizations

A session to review final application reminders and address any outstanding questions from current and prospective Tribal grantees. Aired: August 15, 2018/Published: August 2018

Training Resources
Webinar Slides – PDF
Template – State Population Date Concurrence Letter

CSBG & Public Law 102-477


The Indian Employment, Training, and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 (P. L. 102-477), as amended, was enacted to:

  • Demonstrate how Indian tribal governments can integrate the employment, training, and related services they provide in order to improve the effectiveness of those services;
  • Reduce joblessness in Indian communities; and
  • Serve tribally-determined goals consistent with the policies of self-determination.


IM 146: CSBG & Public Law 102-477: The IM provides instructions for CSBG grantees interested in including CSBG funding in a Public Law 102-477 consolidated plan.
CSBG & PL 102-477 Webinar Recording: A recorded, detailed webinar discussing Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) & Public Law 102-477.
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) 477 Key Points: A fact sheet highlighting the key points of the CSBG 102-477.

Need More Help?

Help is always available! Contact the CSBG Tribal Training & TA team with help your with CSBG Tribal Application and Annual Reports by calling 301-244-3557 or email tribalta@luxcg.com.

Don’t forget to view or download the CSBG Frequently Asked Questions for answers to various questions on the CSBG program and the application process.