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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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