Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Grant Notice

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage exploratory developmental research to improve Native American health.

Such research can include: conducting secondary analysis of existing data (such as databases that the Tribal Epidemiology Centers have collected); merge various sources of data to answer critical research questions; conduct pilot and feasibility studies; and/or assess and validate measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in NA communities.

For the purposes of this FOA, the term ‘Native Americans’ includes the following populations: Alaska Native, American Indian, and Native Hawaiian. Studies should: be culturally appropriate and result in promoting the adoption of healthy lifestyles; improve behaviors and social conditions and/or improve environmental conditions related to chronic disease; prevent or reduce the consumption of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs; improve mental health outcomes; reduce risk of HIV infection; improve treatment adherence and/or health-care systems adopting standards of care to improve overall quality of life.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: April 14, 2018 

More Information

Funding Opportunity Number – PAR-17-496
Funding Agency Name – National Institutes of Health

Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Funding Opportunity

Grant Opportunities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grants. The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment services for adolescents and adults in primary care and community health settings (e.g., health centers, hospital systems, etc.) for substance misuse and substance use disorders (SUD). This program is designed to expand/enhance the state and tribal continuum of care for SUD services and reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) consumption and its negative health impact, increase abstinence, reduce costly health care utilization, and promote sustainability and the integration of behavioral health and primary care services through policy changes that increase treatment access in generalist and specialist practice.

The populations of focus are adults and adolescents seeking medical attention and intervention services in primary care and other community health settings (e.g., private non-profit health care or behavioral health care systems such as health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred-provider organizations (PPOs), Federally Qualified Health Care systems, hospital systems, and community health or behavioral health centers). These grants support clinically appropriate services for persons at risk (asymptomatic) for SUD, as well as those diagnosed with SUD. 
Tribes, Tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, and consortia are eligible to apply.
Funds are available for up to eight (8) awardees to complete projects of up to five years with up to $995,000 available per year.

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Learn more about the funding opportunity HERE.

American Indian-Alaska Native Clinical Translational Research Program (AI-AN/CTRP)

Grant Opportunities

The American Indian-Alaska Native Clinical Translational Research Program is soliciting proposals from investigators to support and develop research programs relevant to AI-AN health disparities in Montana and Alaska. The AI-AN CTRP has the goal of developing the capacity of several Montana and Alaska institutions to address health disparities faced by Native communities in these states.

Award amounts will be up to $80,000, to be spent by July 31, 2019.

Due Dates:
Pre-proposals are due Feb 21, 2018.
Applications are due March 21, 2018 (for new proposals) and April 18, 2018 (for competitive renewals).


Jocelyn Krebs (AK),
Kari Harris (MT),

Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country

Grant Opportunities

This 3-year funding opportunity from the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion supports tribal practices that connect individuals and community to culture with the long-term goals of building resiliency; reducing morbidity and mortality due to heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes; and reducing risk factors for all chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives. Recipients will include up to 14 American Indian Tribes, Alaska Native villages, or American Indian or Alaska Native tribally-designated organizations 2 of 49 serving a specific tribe, reservation or native village. Up to 14 Urban Indian Organizations will also be funded to address the same strategies for that portion of their patient populations that is American Indian and Alaska Native. Recipients will address the following strategies:

  • Connect cultural teachings to health and wellness
  • Seasonal cultural practices that support health and wellness
  • Social and cultural activities that promote community wellness
  • Collaborations that strengthen wellbeing
  • Intergenerational learning that supports wellbeing and resilience
  • Promote traditional healthy foods
  • Promote traditional and contemporary physical activities

    Deadline to apply: Feb. 20, 2018

    Funding Amount: $100,000-$150,000

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