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National Indian Health Outreach and Education, Policy/Budget/Diabetes (NIHOE I)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.933
Sponsor
Indian Health Service
Deadlines
Aug 15, 2016
Contact

For programmatic questions:
Michelle EagleHawk, Deputy Director
301.443.1104
Michelle.EagleHawk@ihs.gov

For grants management and fiscal questions:
Patience Musikikongo
301.443.2059
Patience.Musikikongo@ihs.gov

Purpose

A grant will be awarded to fund a national Indian organization that works to improve health care quality in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. This program includes four health services components:

  1. Line Item 128 Health Education and Outreach funds
  2. Health Care Policy Analysis and Review
  3. Budget Formulation
  4. Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee

Grantees will be expected to:

  • Provide tribal health outreach and education
  • Work with and provide consultation to the Department of Health and Human Services
  • Conduct regional and national meeting coordination
  • Conduct health care information dissemination
  • Coordinate planning and technical assistance needs on behalf of tribes and tribal organizations
  • Provide healthcare policy analysis and review
  • Work with the Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
Eligibility

Applicants must be 501(c)(3) national Indian organizations with at least ten years of experience that have demonstrated the following expertise:

  • Representing all tribal governments and providing a variety of services to tribes, area health boards, tribal organizations, and federal agencies, and playing a major role in focusing attention on Indian health care needs, resulting in improved health outcomes for tribes
  • Promoting and supporting Indian education and coordinating efforts to inform American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) of federal decisions that affect tribal government interests, including the improvement of Indian health care
  • Administering national health policy and health programs
  • Maintaining a national AI/AN constituency and clearly supporting critical services and activities within the IHS mission of improving the quality of health care for AI/AN people
  • Supporting improved healthcare in Indian Country
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

$825,000 annually for three years

Application process

Links to the full announcement and electronic application will be available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Diabetes · Policy



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