Economic Recovery Payment

 Adults and Minors will each need an application completed to receive payment 

 Application process: 

  • Must be a Winnebago tribal enrolled member by October 7, 2022. Age date of declaration of Adult 18: October 7, 2022
  • Applications Due: Friday, October 14, 2022. If mailing, postmarked October 12, 2022.
    • Application must be received by Oct. 14th to receive a check on 10/25 - 10/26.
    • If the completed application is not received by October 14, the check will be processed during the next check run the following week after the in-person distribution dates. Checks will not be cut on the 25th or 26th. Thereafter checks will be mailed no exceptions.
  • Applications and notaries will be available on the distribution dates. Enrollment office will be open for those that need tribal I.D.s. Winnebago Enrollment office
  • All adult applications will be required to have one form of photo identification. All minor applications will be required to have a CIB attached. Requests can be made to the Enrollment office via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail: Winnebago Tribe Attn: Enrollment Dept., P.O. Box 687, Winnebago, NE  68071
  • If turning in application on in-person distribution dates, Minor’s gift cards will be made available on the distribution day and adult tribal members will have the option to accept 2- $500 gift cards instead of waiting until the following week for a check. Common questions on Gift Card use
  • If application is received and is not notarized or incomplete, the application will be returned to the applicant. Winnebago Notary List 
  • Following the in-person distribution dates, applications will continue to be accepted and are due by each Friday. Checks will be cut on the following Thursday and mailed.  This process will run until December 30, 2022. 
  • Cut-off date: All applications must be postmarked by December 31, 2022 to receive economic recovery payment.   

Click Here to download application


Returning Applications: (MUST INCLUDE: completed NOTARIZED application & copy of TRIBAL ID or CERTIFICATE OF INDIAN BLOOD (CIB) with copy of valid PHOTO Government issued ID)

  • Local Drop-off: Application drop box will be available in the BHCC lobby.
  • Mail to: Winnebago Tribe Attn: Finance Dept., P.O. Box 687, Winnebago, NE  68071
  • Email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

IN-PERSON PAYMENT DISTRIBUTION DATES:   Location:  Blackhawk Community Center Gym      *Photo Id required*

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2022  at 9 am – 7 pm
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2022  at 9 am – 7 pm


Upcoming Community Outreach Events: events are to assist tribal members with completing the application and accessing a notary (NO PAYMENT DISTRIBUTION DURING THESE EVENTS)

 Tuesday, October 11th at the BHCC Lobby from 10am - Noon & 1pm - 3pm