Demonstration Projects for Indian Health
To promote improved health care among American Indians and Alaska Natives through research studies and demonstration projects, addressing such issues as, but not limited to Women's Health Care, Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH), National Indian Health Outreach and Education I, II & III, Tribal Dental Clinical and Preventive Support Centers, Public Health Nursing, Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Program, National HIV Program and Healthy Lifestyles in Youth.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Snyder Act, 25 U.S.C. 13
Public Health Service Act
Public Health Service Act, Section 103 (B)(1), Public Law 93-638
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Federally recognized Indian tribes; tribal organizations; nonprofit inter-tribal organizations; nonprofit urban Indian organizations contracting with the Indian Health Service under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act; public or private nonprofit health and education entities; and State and local government health agencies.
American Indians/Alaska Natives will be the ultimate beneficiaries of the funded projects either directly or indirectly depending upon the nature of the project. For example, those individuals who participate in research studies and receive services will be direct beneficiaries while those impacted by policy changes resulting from analyses of Indian health care issues will be indirect beneficiaries.
Costs will be determined in accordance with the applicable OMB Circular: OMB Circular No. A-87 (State, local, and Indian tribal governments); OMB Circular No. A-21 (institutions of higher education); and OMB Circular No. A-122 (nonprofit organizations). Depending upon the nature of the project, letters of support or tribal resolutions may be required.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. This program is subject to the provisions of either 45 CFR, Part 92 or OMB Circular No. A-110 depending upon the type of applicant organization. The preferred method for receipt of applications is electronic submission through Grants.gov. However, should any technical problems arise regarding the submission, please contact Grants.gov Customer Support at (1-800) 518-4726 or email@example.com. The Contact Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except Federal holidays, or contact the IHS Grants Policy Office on (301) 443-5204 at least fifteen days prior to the application deadline. To submit an application electronically, please use the http://www.Grants.gov apply site. Download a copy of the application package, on the Grants.gov website, complete it offline and then upload and submit the application via the Grants.gov site. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to IHS.
After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
From 30 to 60 days. Grant appeals will follow PHS appeals procedures: 42 CFR, Part 50, Subpart D and DHHS appeals procedures: 45 CFR 16.
Initial project period of up to 5 years, usually 3 years, with competitive renewals for periods not to exceed a total project period of 5 years.
How are proposals selected?
The selection criteria are: Statement of problem(s) requiring solution; need for assistance; results or benefits expected from the project; approach or soundness of the applicant's plan for conducting the project; key personnel and their capability to carry out the project; and adequacy of management controls. Consideration will be given to the demonstrative aspects of the project and the compatibility of the project with the overall goals and objectives of the Indian Health Service.
How may assistance be used?
Federal assistance is to be used for the following purposes: (1) Research, analysis, and investigation of a broad range of issues affecting the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives; and (2) demonstration projects and studies that provide American Indians/Alaska Natives with impetus and involvement in their health care and that promote improved health care to Indian people.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
All IHS grant awards are monitored for Financial compliance by the Division of Grants Management and for Programmatic Compliance by the IHS Program Staff. NIHA - other reports as required and specified in the program announcement.
In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.
DHHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their authorized representatives shall have the right of access to any books, documents, paper, or other records of the grantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the DHHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR Part 92.42 or 45 CFR Part 74, Subpart D, as applicable, grantees are required to maintain grant records 3 years after they submit their final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the end of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The project period is limited to 5 years or less. Within the project period, a continuation application must be submitted annually on a noncompetitive basis for each year of support. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Program Contact: For Suicide and Substance Abuse Prevention (formerly Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative) contact: Audrey Solimon, MSPI National Program Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative contact: Selina Keryte, DVPI National Program Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Public Health Nursing Program contact: Ms. Tina Tah, Senior Nurse Consultant, Public Health Nursing, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N30A, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-0038. For National Indian Health Outreach and Education Programs I, II and III, contact: Ken Coriz, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E37, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-1104. For Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, National HIV Program, contact: Richard Haverkate; 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone: (301) 945-3224. For Clinical and Preventive Dental Support Centers contact: IHS HQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. Dr. Christopher Halliday, Telephone 301-443-4323, E-mail Christopher.Halliday@ihs.gov, or Dr. James Schaeffer, Telephone 301-443-4319, E-mail James.Schaeffer@ihs.gov. For Native American Research Centers for Health, contact: Yvonne M. Davis, Program Evaluator, Division of Planning, Evaluation and Research, OPHS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E05D, Rockville, MD 20857. For Healthy Lifestyles in Youth, contact: Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. For Prevention of Alcohol-Related Deaths project, or Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Project, contact: Steven Whitehorn, Division of Behavioral Health, OCPS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N54-A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Zero Suicide Initiative, contact: Sean Bennett, Public Health Advisor, Division of Behavioral Health, OCPS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34-D, Rockville, MD 20857. For Behavioral Health Integration Initiative, contact: Miranda Carman, Division of Behavioral Health, OCPS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Grants Management Contact: Mr. Robert Tarwater, Director, Division of Grants Management, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 09E70, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-5204, Fax (301) 594-0899.
Division of Grants Management,
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E70
Rockville, MD 20857 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$1,500,000.00; FY 19 est $1,500,000.00; FY 20 est $1,500,000.00; FY 17$1,250,000.00; FY 16$1,250,000.00; - Obligations for Healthy Lifestyles in Youth
(Project Grants) FY 18$1,250,000.00; FY 19 est $1,250,000.00; FY 20 est $1,250,000.00; FY 17$1,250,000.00; FY 16$1,250,000.00; - Obligation for Tribal Dental Preventive and Clinical Support Centers Program(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$125,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$200,000.00; FY 16$200,000.00; - Obligations for National Indian Health Outreach and Education III(Project Grants) FY 18$1,212,000.00; FY 19 est $1,212,000.00; FY 20 est $1,212,000.00; FY 17$1,498,500.00; FY 16$1,537,500.00; - Obligations for Public Health Nursing
(Project Grants) FY 18$24,843,340.00; FY 19 est $24,643,340.00; FY 20 est $25,000,000.00; FY 17$24,843,340.00; FY 16$18,833,243.00; - Obligations for Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention (formerly MSPI)(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$780,628.00; FY 19 est $544,883.00; FY 20 est $544,883.00; FY 17$729,375.00; FY 16$825,000.00; - Obligations for National Indian Health Outreach and Education I
(Project Grants) FY 18$9,825,450.00; FY 19 est $8,905,450.00; FY 20 est $9,000,000.00; FY 17$8,346,854.00; FY 16$5,972,680.00; - Obligations for Domestic Violence Prevention Program(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$400,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$400,000.00; FY 16$400,000.00; - Obligations for National Indian Health Outreach and Education II
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$2,000,000.00; FY 19 est $2,000,000.00; FY 20 est $2,000,000.00; FY 17$2,000,000.00; - Obligations for Preventing Alcohol Related Deaths(Project Grants) FY 18$5,500,000.00; FY 19 est $5,500,000.00; FY 20 est $5,500,000.00; FY 17$5,500,000.00; - Obligations for Behavioral Health Integration Initiative(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$2,000,000.00; FY 19 est $2,000,000.00; FY 20 est $2,000,000.00; FY 17$0.00; - Obligations for Zero-Suicide Initiative(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$810,000.00; FY 19 est $810,000.00; FY 20 est $810,000.00; FY 17$0.00; - Obligations for Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Pilot Project
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
45 CFR 92 and 45 CFR 74, Health and Human Services Grants Policy Statement, January 2007.
Examples of Funded Projects