ARPA Programs

Economic Impact Recovery Program – Dependent (ARPA FRF)

Provides eligible dependent minors who are Choctaw Nation tribal members, or who are eligible to become CNO tribal members, with the opportunity to receive annual payments to be used towards necessary expenses.


  • Must be a Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal member or eligible to be a Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal member
  • Must live within the United States
  • Aged Newborn - 17
  • All applicants must attest they have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public Health Emergency to receive assistance. Supporting evidence of this negative impact may be required upon request.

How to Apply

Apply in the Chahta Achvffa member portal. Year 1 application dates are Sept. 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022. Year 2 applications will open July 1, 2022, and be available through June 30, 2023. Year 2 payments will start processing in July 2022.

Additional Information

Dependents newborn to 17 years old will receive $700 per year for two years for a total benefit amount of $1,400 on a pre-loaded debit card. Intended uses include food security, student/child care assistance, internet access and technology.

Contact Information


CNO Headquarters

Choctaw Nation Headquarters
1802 Chukka Hina
Durant, OK 74701