Urban Indian Education and Research Organization Cooperative Agreement Program

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for the Urban Indian Education and Research Organization Cooperative Agreement Program.

The Office of Urban Indian Health Programs (OUIHP) oversees the implementation of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) provisions for making

health services more accessible to urban Indians.

Pursuant to those authorities, the IHS enters into contracts and grants with urban Indian organizations for the provision of health care and referral services for urban Indians residing in the urban centers.

Those services may include (1) alcohol and substance abuse prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and education; (2) mental health needs and assessments; (3) health promotion and disease prevention services; and (4) immunization services.

In addition, IHS may enter into contracts with and make grants to urban Indian organizations to employ American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) trained as Community Health Representatives to provide health care services.

The purpose of this IHS cooperative agreement is to fund a national urban Indian organization to act as an education and research partner for OUIHP and urban Indian organizations funded under the IHCIA.
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: $800,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full Funding Opportunity Announcement

Additional Information of Eligibility:
This is a competitive application for an urban Indian organization as defined by 25 U.S.C.

1603(29), which has a Board of Directors that is at least 51 percent urban Indian and can demonstrate the Board of Directors is governed primarily by the urban Indian organizations from diverse locations.

The applicant must provide proof of non-profit status, e.g.

501(c)(3), and a listing of Board members including their status as an urban Indian, professions, education degrees, and board appointment terms.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.ihs.gov/dgm/documents/HHS-2013-IHS-OUIHP-0001.pdf

Contact:
Paul GettysGrant Systems CoordinatorPhone 301-443-2114

Agency Email Description:
Grants Office

Agency Email:
paul.gettys@ihs.gov

Date Posted:
2013-07-10

Application Due Date:
2013-08-13

Archive Date:
2013-09-12



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