CDC announces a supplemental funding opportunity for the 25 American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal nations and regional AI/AN tribally designated organizations that were awarded under CDC-RFA-OT18-1803:
Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement.
goal of this additional funding is to provide resources to optimize the quality and performance of tribal public health systems, including infrastructures, workforce, data and information systems, programs and services, resources and communication, and partnerships.
Work in these areas will increase the capacity of Indian Country to identify, respond to, and mitigate public health threats and decrease burden of disease among AI/ANs.
The CDC-RFA-OT18-1803 recipients are eligible to submit applications for new fiscal year (FY) 2021 Center, Institute, and Office (CIO) Project Plans according to the geographic categories under which they are awarded.
The geographic categories are the following:
1) Category A:
HHS Regions I, II, III, and IV; 2) Category B:
HHS Regions V, VI, and VII; and 3) Category C:
HHS Regions VIII, IX, and X.