25 CFR 170.136 - How can a tribe obtain funds?
(1) Identify a program meeting the eligibility guidelines for the funds and have it ready for development; and
(b) FHWA provides Federal funds to the States for recreation, tourism, and trails under 23 U.S.C. 104, 133, 162, 204, and 206. States solicit proposals from tribes and local governments in their transportation planning process. A tribe may ask:
(2) That for projects that are otherwise contractible under Public Law 93-638 (25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.), that the State return the funds to FHWA and have them transferred to BIA for tribal self-determination contracts or self-governance agreements under ISDEAA.
(d) In order to use National Scenic Byway funds, the project must be on a road designated as a State or Federal scenic byway.