The following is a list of Tribal Assistance Programs for enrolled members of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma. There is only one application for all programs available online for you to download, print, complete, and send to the Tribal Assistance Program.

Please direct all email correspondence to:

Tribal Assistance Program

  1. Applicant must be an enrolled member of the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma.
  2. All requests must be submitted on an official Tribal Assistance Application.
  3. Forms must be complete, legible, and include all required documents.
  4. Incomplete applications will not be processed, and will be returned to the applicant for corrections.
  5. After 1 business day, applications may not be cancelled or rescinded once submitted.
  6. If a W-9 is not provided for new vendors, the request may be placed on hold pending receipt of the W-9.
  7. All receipts must be from January 1 through December 31 of current year, with date and name of vendor.
  8. Any fraudulent activity will be subject to prosecution.
  9. Allow fourteen (14) business days for processing.
  10. Weekly cutoff time for receiving and processing applications is Thursday at 3:00 PM.  All requests received after 3:00 PM on Thursday will be processed the following week.
  11. All vendors paid by the Tribe must complete and have on file a W-9 Form.
  12. If Tribal member is not named on lease, statement, or bill, a written statement must also accompany request stating that the Tribal member is residing there.
  13. The Tribe will retain confidential files documenting all requests and will shred supporting documents after two (2) years.

Program Application and Information

Tribal Assistance Program Information: Tribal Assistance Policy and Procedures are guidelines for all the Tribal Assistance Programs. Review them to better understand how the Tribal Assistance Program works and how it can best be utilized.

Tribal Assistance Application: The Tribal Assistance application is provided for all Tribal Assistance requests, a new one must be completed each time a new request is made.

Application Instructions

  • Download Tribal Assistance Application form and fill out accordingly.
  • Save the file to your computer with the file name of “Last Name. First Name”.
  • Email the PDF document to
  • Make the Subject of the email Tribal Assistance Request.

Notice for Incarcerated Tribal Members: This notice for Incarcerated Tribal Members is the set of guidelines TAP must follow in the event a member is incarcerated.

W-9 Form: The Iowa Tribe requires a W-9 to be kept on file for each Vendor. A new Vendor must provide a W-9 before a payment request is made.

Please direct all email correspondence to:

Summary of Benefits

Elders’ Assistance$1,500.00$1,500.00
Veterans’ Assistance$1,000.00$1,000.00
Household Assistance$2,000.00$2,000.00
School Assistance$1,000.00$1,000.00
High School Senior Assistance$1,500.00$1,500.00
College Assistance$800.00$800.00
Education Incentive$200.00$300.00$300.00$300.00
 GRADUATE LEVEL3.5 GPA OR HIGHER2.5 – 3.49 GPA2.0 – 2.49 GPA
Higher Education Incentive/College$92 x Credit Hours$70 x Credit Hours$65 x Credit Hours$60 x Credit Hours
Burial Assistance 
– Funeral Home$7,500.00
– Family$1,500.00
Burial Assistance Infants 
– Funeral Home$1,500.00

Luminare Health Benefit Card (Dental/ Vision/ Prescription/ Medical)

To set up an online account, access the online chat, set up mobile payments and for help with questions about health benefits please visit

$4,000 allowance annually for adults, $3,000 allowance annually for minors:

Allotted January – December

Need to check your balance? 

Contact Luminare Health at 877-267-3359 Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT


Fax: 866-514-8287


Reimbursement Form: The Liminare Health Reimbursement Form can be completed for any medical expenses paid out of pocket. Form must be emailed/mailed/faxed to Luminare Health. Tribal Assistance does not handle these forms.

Mobile App Quickstart Guide: Access your Supplemental Health Care Benefit Account from anywhere. You can now manage your account on mobile devices. Download this quickstart guide to learn more.

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