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This episode, 'Overcoming Challenges to Working With States', is part of a series featuring the work of Tribal Court Improvement Program grantees. The episode shares examples of Tribal court and Tribal child welfare agencies navigating legal and jurisdictional challenges from the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, told by Tribal social services court staff, respectively.

This report provides the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAPs) for fiscal year 2020 as well as relevant per capita income data for tribes expressing interest in operating title IV-E programs.

PI-10-08

April 20, 2010

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction to Tribes on the June 30, 2010 Submission of the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR) required under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act (the Act) for the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services and Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Programs, and the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP), including the Education and Training Vouchers (ETV) program; submission of the CFS-101, Part I, Annual Budget Request; Part II, Annual Summary of Child and Family Services; and Part III, Annual Expenditures for Title IV-B, Subparts 1 and 2.

PI-08-05

October 23, 2008

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction on The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (Public Law (P.L.) 110-351).

PI-10-14

November 23, 2010

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance for approval of a new form for reporting quarterly financial information on the title IV-E Foster Care, Adoption Assistance and Guardianship Assistance Programs.

PI-09-11

September 17, 2009

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance on the Federal Information Technology Policy – Conditions for Federal financial participation (FFP) for Tribal Automated Information Technology Projects including Tribal Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information Systems (SACWIS).

PI-08-06

December 5, 2008

Letter of Intent for Indian Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Tribal Consortia to Directly Operate a Title IV-E Program

IM-08-03

October 24, 2008

This Information Memorandum (IM) provides an overview of the Fostering Connections To Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 and Indian Tribe Option to Apply to Operate a Title IV-E Plan Directly.

PI-03-03

March 14, 2003

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction on the allotment of Title IV-B, Subparts 1 and 2 Funds to Eligible Indian Tribes and Indian Tribal Organizations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2003.

PI-07-07

March 16, 2007

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction to tribes on the June 30, 2007 submission of the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR) required under Title IV-B of the Act, including the submission of the CFS101, Part I (Annual Budget Request), Part II (Annual Summary of Child and Family Services), and Part III (Annual Expenditures for Title IV-B).