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Indian Health Service Zero Suicide Initiative Coordinating Center

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.654
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jul 6, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:
LCDR Monique Richards, MSW, LICSW

For grants management or budget questions:
Sheila Miller

For systems questions:
Paul Gettys


The Indian Health Service will award one cooperative agreement to a tribe or tribal organization to establish a Zero Suicide Initiative Coordinating Center. The Center will provide Zero Suicide Initiative grantees with technical assistance in the areas of data collection, reporting, training, resources, and implementation of Zero Suicide projects in Indian Country. A full list of required activities is provided in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants are federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations. Applicants must demonstrate expertise in the following areas:

  • Representing tribal governments and providing a variety of services to Tribes, area health boards, tribal organizations, Federal agencies, and playing a major role in focusing attention on Indian health care needs resulting in improved health outcomes for Tribes
  • Promoting and supporting health education for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people and coordinating efforts to inform AI/AN people of Federal decisions that affect the improvement of Indian health care
  • Administering national health policy and health programs
  • Maintaining a national AI/AN constituency and clearly supporting critical services and activities
  • Supporting improved health care in Indian Country
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Mental health · Suicide and suicide prevention

Organizations (2)

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