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Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response

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: 93.391

Any eligible applicant that needs additional time beyond the extended deadline of June 3, 2020, should email by June 2, 2020. A team member will schedule a meeting to discuss concerns and potential options.

Application walk-through

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 3, 2020

For programmatic or technical questions:
Mitch Morris

For grants management or budget questions:
Shirley Byrd


The CDC is offering non-competitive grants for Tribal governments and Tribal organizations to carry out public health emergency response activities in response to COVID-19.

The purpose of the emergency funding is to conduct the following public health activities in response to COVID-19:

  • Emergency operations and coordination
  • Health Information Technology
  • Surveillance and epidemiology
  • Laboratory capacity
  • Communications
  • Countermeasures and mitigation
  • Recovery activities
  • Other preparedness and response activities to COVID-19

Eligible applicants are federally recognized Tribes and Tribal organizations that contract or compact with the Indian Health Service.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,500,000
Award floor: $25,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 574
Estimated total program funding: $40,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

CDC may establish ad hoc dates and deadlines based on needs and unanticipated issues related to COVID-19 and/or to allow impacted eligible applicants that missed the cut-off date to submit an application for consideration. CDC intends to issue initial notices of award as applications are received prior to the application due date to address urgent COVID-19 response needs. Second notices of award are planned after the actual number of applicants is finalized.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Emergency preparedness and response · Infectious diseases · Public health

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