Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country
The Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Program provides Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from commercial tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke and reduce the prevalence of obesity and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
The expected long-term outcomes of this program are:
- Increased purchasing of healthy foods
- Increased physical activity with an emphasis on walking
- Increased breastfeeding
- Reduced prevalence of commercial tobacco use
- Reduced incidence of type 2 diabetes
- Reduced prevalence of high blood pressure
- Reduced prevalence of high blood cholesterol
This opportunity has 3 competitive components. Applicants must submit a separate application for each component for which they are applying.
Component 1 (C1): Implement
evidence-informed and culturally-adapted strategies to
improve the health of community members and to prevent
chronic diseases and their risk factors in the areas
- Policy, system, and environmental change strategies for obesity and/or tobacco
- Diabetes prevention community-clinical linkage strategies
- Heart disease and stroke prevention community-clinical linkage strategies
- Component 2 (C2): Allocating 50% of the award in subawards to at least 4 American Indian Tribes/Alaska Native Villages or Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs), and providing training, technical assistance, and evaluation support to all Tribes/Villages/UIOs in the service area with the remaining award funds
Component 3 (C3): The establishment of
a Tribal Coordinating Center to:
- Develop a national communication plan
- Coordinate the development and implementation of a national evaluation plan in collaboration with CDC evaluators
- Establish and support a Community of Practice consisting of representatives from each C1 and C2 recipient to support shared learning and peer support
The application instructions include a logic model with expected activities and outcomes for each competitive component.
Eligible applicants include:
- Native American tribal governments and Alaska Native Villages
- Tribally-designated organizations that support all American Indian Tribes/Alaska Native Villages in their IHS Administrative Area
- Urban Indian Organizations that have at least 4 Tribes/Villages or UIOs in their Urban Area
Award range each year:
- Component 1: $100,000 - $375,000
- Component 2: $750,000- $1,450,000
- Component 3: Up to $800,000
Estimated number of awards:
- Component 1: 16
- Component 2: 13
- Component 3: 1
Project period: 5 years
Estimated total program funding: $100,000,000
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov. The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.
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