Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country
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:
- Federally recognized tribes
- American Indian or Alaska Native tribally-designated organizations
- Urban Indian organizations that have current Title V Indian Health Care Improvement Act contracts with the Indian Health Service
Average award amount: $140,000 per
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 28
Estimated total program funding: $12,000,000
No more than 2 awards to tribes and tribal organizations will be made within a single IHS Area.
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
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