Urban Indian Health Services
Grants provide health-related services to Urban Indians including: (1) Alcohol and substance abuse prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and education; (2) Mental health needs assessment and services; (3) Health promotion and disease prevention services; (4) Immunization services; and (5) HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Cooperative Agreement provides services and advocacy for Urban Indian Organizations including: (1) Public policy; (2) Research and data; (3) training and technical assistance; (4) Education, public relations and marketing.
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
Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Title V, Public Law 102-572
Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Title V, Section 511, Section 503, Title V, Section 511, Public Law 94-437
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Urban Indian organizations, as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(29), operating a Title V Urban Indian Health Program that currently has a grant or contract with the IHS under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, (Pub. L. 93-437).
Urban Indians residing in the urban centers in which the organization is located.
The applicant must provide documentation of: (1) Nonprofit status; and (2) that it has a current contract or grant with the Indian Health Service under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Costs will be determined in accordance with 45 C.F.R. Part 75, Subpart E.
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. 45 C.F.R. Part 75, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards (Uniform Guidance) apply to this program
Grants are awarded to all eligible organizations based on a competitive grant process. Applications are processed and grants are awarded by Indian Health Service Headquarters. Funding level available to an organization is based on specific criteria in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to include size of urban Indian population, accessibility to, and utilization of, other health resources available to that population and identification of need for services.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Grants are approved or disapproved within 90 days of receipt of grant applications by the Indian Health Service, Division of Grants Management.
Renewal of multi-year cooperative agreements is on a year-to-year basis and requires the submission of continuation applications.
How are proposals selected?
Proposals will be reviewed by staff of the Indian Health Service to ensure compliance with the following: (1) Size of the urban Indian population; (2) accessibility to, and utilization of, other health resources available to such population; (3) duplication of existing Indian Health Service or other Federal grants or contracts; (4) capability of the organization to adequately perform the activities required under the grant; (5) satisfactory performance standards for the organization in meeting the goals; (6) identification of need for services; and (7) proposed methodology for accomplishing the stated goals of the program.
How may assistance be used?
These grants are limited to established urban Indian health services. The recipient organization must be an urban Indian organization with whom the Secretary has entered into a contract or grant under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1651 et seq).
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
IHS grants are monitored by the Division of Grants Management for financial compliance and by the IHS Program Staff for programmatic compliance.
In addition, grantees are subject to site visits and audits by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other Federal officials.
In accordance with the provisions of 45 C.F.R. Part 75, "UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR HHS AWARDS," Subpart F-Audit Requirements (Applies to audits of fiscal years beginning on or after December 26, 2014) non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in SS75.503. In addition, grantees are subject to site visits and audits by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other Federal officials.
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
Grants will be awarded for project periods of up to 3 years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
For Urban Indian 4-in-1 Program, Contact: Ms. Shannon Beyale, Health Information Specialist, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08E65C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 945-3657. For Urban Education and Reorganization, UIHP, Contact: Ms. Shannon Beyale, Health Information Specialist, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08E65C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 945-3657. For Urban Education and Reorganization, DBH, Contact: Sarah Tillman, Health System Specialist, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, Division of Behavioral Health, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08E65C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 605-3504. 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 (Discretionary Grants)) FY 18$1,125,517.00; FY 19 est $1,125,000.00; FY 20 est $1,125,000.00; FY 17$1,021,175.00; FY 16$850,000.00; - Obligations for Urban Indian Education and Research program.(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 18$7,708,341.00; FY 19 est $8,508,341.00; FY 20 est $8,508,341.00; FY 17$7,647,679.00; FY 16$8,326,505.00; - Obligations for Urban Indian Health Programs 4-in-1 program.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$149,950 to $1,096,176; $280,678.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Specific program guidelines, including applicable sections of Public Law 94-437, as amended; 45 CFR 74 and 92; and the HHS Grants Policy Statement, dated 1/07.
Examples of Funded Projects