Application period to begin for tribe’s hardship support fund

GALLUP — The application process for the closing distribution from the tribe’s hardship assistance software opens on Aug. 1 and closes on Sept. 30, the Navajo Nation’s Acting Controller Elizabeth Begay explained during a digital city corridor conference on July 12.

Tribal leaders lately permitted dispensing $41.97 million that was remaining from the total total the tribe received from the federal Coronavirus Assist, Aid, and Economic Protection Act.

This section of the system is intended to assist enrolled tribal members who did not utilize for the aid fund last year. Those who now gained payment from the application are not eligible to apply.

The application is offered on the Navajo Country Business office of the Controller website,, along with instructions and how to submit finished sorts.