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Strong Systems, Stronger Communities: Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems
Funding and technical assistance for projects designed to build the public health capacity of tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
IHS Rick Smith Injury Prevention Award
Award that recognizes contributions in the field of injury prevention that have led to improved public health for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Automatic Sampler Supply, Training, and Troubleshooting for Small Wastewater Utilities
Automatic water samplers, training, and troubleshooting for small wastewater utilities to do wastewater surveillance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2023
Sponsor: Water Environment Federation
Public Health Associate Program Host Site Application
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP). PHAP is a paid training program funded by the CDC where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. Applicants from rural areas are strongly encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
Funding for training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals in order to develop a diverse workforce of library and archives professionals. The program emphasizes diversity, equity, and inclusion which includes serving individuals of diverse geographic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Public health is listed as a project type.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2023
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. Special consideration will be given to projects located in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
American Indian Public Health Resource Center Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes to improve health systems, access to services, and health outcomes in rural, impoverished communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Indian Public Health Resource Center
Center for Sharing Public Health Services Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for public health departments to help with cross-jurisdictional/resource sharing to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and equity of access of public health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Curriculum
The development of no-cost COVID-19 contact tracing curricula customized for local public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Public Health Foundation
Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Updated: 2/3/2023