May 16, 2022 - Notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing Service (RHS) seeking comment related to the Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) Program. The information collected will be used to assure that it funds responsible grantees proposing feasible projects in areas of greatest need. Comments are due by July 15, 2022.
May 13, 2022 - The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for a cooperative agreement for Public Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections. The purpose of this program is to mitigate the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) within Indian Country through a public health nursing case management model with an emphasis on raising awareness of STIs as a high-priority health issue among American Indian/Alaska Native communities and to support prevention and control activities of comorbid conditions. Applications are due by August 11, 2022.
May 13, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) is accepting applications for the Delta Health Care Services (DHCS) grant program for fiscal year 2022. The purpose of the program is to address the unmet healthcare needs in the Delta Region through financial assistance, economic development, and cooperation between health professionals and institutions in the region. Applications are due by July 12, 2022.
May 13, 2022 - Announces up to $3 million in grant opportunities to support healthcare for people facing persistent poverty in the Delta region. Describes the types of activities supported by the funding, with minimum awards of $50,000.
May 12, 2022 - Describes issues related to census undercount of Native Americans living on reservations, citing estimates that the 2020 census missed nearly 6% of Native Americans living on reservations, compared to nearly 5% in 2010. Discusses the impacts of census numbers on funding for healthcare, human services, infrastructure, education, and other programs.
May 11, 2022 - The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announces the intent to award a single-source supplement to the current cooperative agreement held by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) for the National Center for Benefits Outreach and Enrollment (NCBOE). This supplemental funding will support NCBOE's outreach and education efforts targeting older adults with the greatest economic need by expanding the work of the Benefits Enrollment Centers, making enhancements to the benefits eligibility and screening tool, and expanding the capacity of the benefits call center.
May 11, 2022 - Announces the launch of a resource guide to support rural community organizations as they access funding and resources from the USDA and the U.S. Economic Development Administration. Describes the guide's focus areas in planning and technical assistance, infrastructure and broadband, entrepreneurship and business support, and workforce development and livability.
May 9, 2022 - Notice from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of a proposed information collection request titled "Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness Special NOFO Competition." HUD is awarding communities funding for Continuums of Care (CoCs) to help address unsheltered homelessness and, in rural areas to implement the unique strategies often needed to reduce homelessness and to add resources and infrastructure that is lacking. This information collection will enable HUD to ensure the communities awarded have the capacity to implement projects that support an overall strategy to reduce unsheltered homelessness. Comments are due by May 16, 2022.
May 9, 2022 - Announces $5 million in funding to tribes, tribal organizations, IHS direct service facilities, and urban Indian organizations to target Alzheimer's disease in tribal communities. Describes rates of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in American Indian communities and federal investments to address Alzheimer's disease. Notes that eligible tribes and organizations can now apply, with applications due July 18.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services