Urban Indian Health Program

Under this grant opportunity, the IHS proposes to award grants to 34 urban Indian Health Programs (UIHP), which are Urban Indian organizations that have existing IHS contracts, in accordance with 25 U.S.C.

§§1653(c)-(e), 1660a.

This grant announcement seeks to ensure the highest possible

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health status for AI/ANs.

Funding will be used to continue the 34 urban Indian organizations’ successful implementation of the priorities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2007 – 2012, Healthy People 2020, and the IHS Strategic Plan 2006 – 201 1. Additionally, funding will be utilized to meet objectives for Government Performance Rating Act (GPRA) reporting, collaborative activities with the Veterans Health Administration (VA), and four health programs that make health services more accessible to AI/ANs living in urban areas.

The four health services programs are:
(1) Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (HP/DP) services, (2) Immunizations, and Behavioral Health Services consisting of (3) Alcohol/Substance Abuse services, and (4) Mental Health Prevention and Treatment services.

These programs are integral components of the IHS improvement in patient care initiative and the strategic objectives focused on improving safety, quality, affordability, and accessibility of health care.
Related Programs

Urban Indian Health Services

Department of Health and Human Services

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: Indian Health Service

Estimated Funding: $8,000,000

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Competition is limited to those urban Indian organizations currently contracted under Title V of the IHCIA.

It is legislatively mandated that the urban Indian organization must have a Title V contract in place to be eligible to apply for a Title V grants.

25 U.S.C.

§§ 1653(c)-(e), 1660a.

Urban Indian organizations are defined by 25 U.S.C.

§§ 1603(29) as a non-profit corporate body situated in an urban center, governed by an urban Indian controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Indian groups and individuals, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in 25 U.S.C.

§ 1653(a).

25 U.S.C.

§ 1603(29).

Each organization must provide proof of non-profit status with the application, including a copy of the 501 (c)(3) Certificate.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Paul GettysGrant Systems CoordinatorPhone 301-443-2114

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