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Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes; Tribal Management Grant Program

Grant Opportunities

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for grants for the Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program. This program is authorized under 25 U.S.C. 5322(b)(2) and 25 U.S.C. 5322(e) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA), Public Law (Pub. L.) 93-638, as amended. This program is described in the Assistance Listings located at https://beta.sam.gov (formerly known as Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) under 93.228.

Applications Due: August 24, 2020

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Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) cooperative agreement is to address the disparity in injury rates by encouraging Tribes to implement focused, community-based injury prevention programs and projects using evidence-based strategies. Injury prevention evidence-based strategies are prevention methods that have been scientifically evaluated and proven to prevent injuries, including strategic changes to the environment (for example, roadways, elder homes for fall hazards, smoke alarms) and strategies to promote behavior change (such as car seat use, float coat use). Injury prevention programs and projects are most effective when based on these model practices. The use of well-planned, promising, and innovative injury prevention strategies is also recommended.

Application Due: October 1, 2020

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Tribal Management Grant Program

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) grant program is to enhance and develop health management infrastructure and assist Tribes and Tribal Organizations (T/TOs) in assuming all or part of existing IHS programs, functions, services and activities (PFSAs) through a Title I Indian Serf-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) contract and assist established Title I ISDEAA contractors and Title V ISDEAA compactors to further develop and improve management capability. In addition, Tribal Management Grants are available to T/TOs under the authority of 25 U.S.C. § 5322(e) for the following: (1) obtaining technical assistance from providers designated by the T/TO (including T/TOs that operate mature contracts) for the purposes of program planning and evaluation, including the development of any management systems necessary for contract management, and the development of cost allocation plans for indirect cost rates; and (2) planning, designing, monitoring, and evaluating federal programs serving T/TOs, including federal administrative functions.

Application Due: August 24, 2020

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Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation: Request for Applications

Grant Opportunities

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is pleased to announce Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation, a funding opportunity for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal health care facilities/health systems seeking to implement projects to increase commercial tobacco cessation, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) cessation and ‘quit smoking’ attempts by promoting evidence-based services and activities, and/or adapting evidence-based health systems changes.

Request an application from Courtney Wheeler at cwheeler@nihb.org.

Application Due: August 28, 2020

Please join the Pre-Application Webinar for more information. August 5, 2020 3:00-4pm ET

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Additional questions about this RFA may be directed to NIHB Public Health Program Manager, Courtney Wheeler at cwheeler@nihb.org.