Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

NIHB Announces 3 Funding Opportunities for Dental Therapy in Indian Country

Grant Opportunities

The National Indian Health Board is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for three funding opportunities related to dental therapy in Indian Country. These announcements are part of NIHB’s Tribal Oral Health Initiative.

Completed applications should be submitted to Brett Weber at bweber@nihb.org and should reference the grant code in the subject line.

Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs

Grant code: DHAT 1- TCU
Funding amount: $15,000

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a funding opportunity for Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement projects to develop stronger and more reliant oral health care in Indian Country. The subawards will support projects to implement activities that support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what is needed to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.

The NIHB will provide up to 2 subawards to 2 different TCUs. The project period will run for six months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2020.

Applications due: 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020.

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Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Health Aide Therapy

Grant code: DHAT 2- IMPL
Funding amount: $25,000

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a funding opportunity for AI/AN Tribes and Tribal organizations to support the implementation of state dental therapy laws in Tribal settings. The subawards will be used to implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanisms for dental therapists to practice within the Indian health system.

The NIHB will provide up to 3 subawards to Tribes and/or Tribal organizations. The project period will fun for six months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.

Applications are due at 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Apply here!


Tribes and Tribal Organizations Education and Outreach Programs for Dental Health Aide Therapy

Grant code: DHAT 3- EDU_OUT
Funding amount: $25,000

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is offering a funding opportunity for AI/AN Tribes and Tribal organizations to strengthen efforts and launch new targeted efforts to enhance federal, state, and Tribal policies supportive of dental therapy with the Indian health system.

The NIHB will provide up to 3 subawards to Tribes and/or Tribal organizations. The project period will run for six months, from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Apply here!

For any questions, please contact Brett Weber, NIHB’s Public Health Policy and Programs Manager, at BWeber@nihb.org.

Indian Highway Safety Law Enforcement Grants

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office ofJustice Services (OJS), Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) solicits proposals for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designated to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries and property damage within these populations. Indian Highway Safety Grants are reimbursable grants available to federally recognized tribes.

Applications Due: May 3, 2021

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Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office ofJustice Services (OJS), Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) solicits proposals for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designated to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries and property damage within these populations. Indian Highway Safety Grants are reimbursable grants available to federally recognized tribes.

Applications Due: May 3, 2021

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

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The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support research on interventions to improve health in Native American (NA) populations. This includes 1) etiologic research, where there is a significant gap in knowledge, that will directly inform intervention development or adaptations, 2) research that develops, adapts, or tests the efficacy or effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions, 3) research that tests culturally informed treatment or recovery interventions and 4) where a sufficient body of knowledge on intervention efficacy exists, research on dissemination and implementation that develops and tests strategies to overcome barriers to the adoption, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of effective interventions.

Applications Due: May 17, 2021

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Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health

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The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage innovative health services research that can directly and demonstrably contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities at the health care system-level as well as within clinical settings.

Applications Due: March 27, 2023

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