Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country
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The Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country program will provide grants to support tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives. The program's long-term goals are to reduce morbidity and mortality due to heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes.
Projects should address the following strategies:
- Connect cultural teachings to health and wellness
- Seasonal cultural practices that support health and wellness
- Social and cultural activities that promote community wellness
- Collaborations that strengthen well being
- Intergenerational learning that supports well being and resilience
- Promote traditional healthy foods
- Promote traditional and contemporary physical activities
Eligible applicants include:
- Federal and state recognized tribal governments
- American Indian or Alaska Native tribally-designated organizations
- Non-government organizations
- Urban Indian organizations that have current Title V Indian Health Care Improvement Act contracts with the Indian Health Service
Award ceiling: $150,000 per year
Award floor: $100,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 30
Estimated total program funding: $22,183,200
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
To locate application instructions:
- Open the grants.gov announcement.
- Click on the package tab.
- Choose to preview the opportunity package.
- Click on the button that says download instructions.
- Application instructions will be in your browser download folder.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, view details
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, view details
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