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Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project

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.

 
Assistance Listing: 93.933
Sponsors
Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Sep 15, 2022
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Carmen Licavoli Hardin
844.447.3387
diabetesprogram@ihs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Donald Gooding
301.443.2298
Donald.Gooding@ihs.gov

Purpose

This program offers funding to a single entity to promote healthy lifestyle development, nutrition, and physical activity for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and youth ages 7-11. The grantee will provide technical assistance and training to selected Native Boys and Girls Clubs to develop health and wellness programs that include the Together Raising Awareness for Indian Life (TRAIL) curriculum to help reduce or end the trend of obesity and diabetes among AI/AN youth.

Objectives include:

  • Collaborate with selected Native American Boys and Girls Club sites via a grant application process
  • Provide health and physical education programs
  • Help youth achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles through participation in fitness programs
  • Help youth acquire a range of physical skills
  • Help youth develop a sense of teamwork and cooperation
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are organizations with extensive experience developing and managing youth programs, health advocacy and education, and outreach related to AI/AN healthcare on a national scale.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,250,000
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

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.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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