The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting grant applications for the FY 2010 Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) Community-Directed grant program.
This competitive grant announcement is open to all existing SDPI grantees that have an active grant in place and are in compliance with
the previous terms and conditions of the grant.
This program is authorized under H.R.
6331 ?Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008? (Section 303 of Pub.
110-275) and the Snyder Act, 25 U.S.C.1 3. The program is described in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA) under 9 3. 43 7.
The SDPI seeks to support diabetes treatment and prevention activities for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Grantees will implement programs based on identified diabetes-related community needs.
Activities will be targeted to reduce the risk of diabetes in at-risk individuals, provide services that target those with new onset diabetes, provide high quality care to those with diagnosed diabetes, and/or reduce the complications of diabetes.
The purpose of the FY 2010 SDPI Community-Directed grant program is to support diabetes treatment and prevention programs that have a program plan which integrates at least one IHS Diabetes Best Practice and that have a program evaluation plan in place which includes tracking outcome measures.