The Otoe-Missouria Tribe

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe

COVID-19 Financial Assistance for Tribal Members

on June 24, 2020

COVID – 19 RELIEF ASSISTANCE:  The Otoe-Missouria Tribe Declared an Emergency Proclamation on March 16, 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic in response to the United States Presidential Declaration of National Emergency on March 13, 2020. The COVID-19 relief assistance to all tribal members who are experiencing a financial setback that have been impacted by the CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. This assistance will help with rent, mortgage, auto loan/lease, utilities (rent, water, heat), food, hygiene products, diapers, gas, daycare service and any other emergency purchases. Requests must be submitted on the appropriate form with all information filled out by the applicant or his/her legal guardian. Legal guardian must be listed on the custodial affidavit form with the Otoe-Missouria Tribe Enrollment Department.  

  • Amount of Assistance: $100 per tribal member (1st round); (2nd round to come).
  • Eligibility time period:  June 8th through December 31sT, 2020 ONLY
  • Checks will be mailed the week of June 15th
  • Documentation Required: Completed COVID-19 Relief Assistance Application
  • Assistance must directly benefit the applicant