American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative
The American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative provides grants to support the development and implementation of evidence-based models and/or promising practices to help address historical and generational trauma existing in AI/AN communities through innovative programs that:
- Employ culturally appropriate and effective public health interventions designed to improve the physical, social, emotional and cultural well-being of AI/AN adolescents (ages 12 to 16)
- Build and strengthen cultural competency among healthcare professionals and paraprofessionals serving AI/AN adolescents, their caregivers, and communities
- Disseminating evidence-based practices to accomplish these goals
The program will support programs that demonstrate effective promising practices that increase resiliency and protective factors within AI/AN youth, as well as build capacity among AI/AN serving healthcare professionals and paraprofessionals about providing trauma-informed, culturally appropriate health care services and interventions to AI/AN youth.
Eligible applicants include:
- Native American tribal governments
- Tribal organizations
- Tribal colleges and universities
- Institutions that serve Native Alaskans
- Tribal epidemiology centers
- Urban Indian health programs and urban Indian organizations
Award ceiling: $350,000 per year
Award floor: $275,000
Expected number of awards: 7
Estimated total program funding: $2,000,000
Project Period: 5 years
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.