The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) funding opportunity is to promote the capability of Tribes, Indian organizations and urban Indian organizations to build and maintain sustainable, effective injury prevention programs.
Tribal ownership and management of injury prevention programs
and projects:a) increase the understanding of the injury problem by Tribes/Indian organizations/urban Indian organizations; b) promote the implementation of effective strategies to prevent injuries in Tribal communities; and c) improve injury prevention partnerships.The IHS will accept Injury Prevention Program (IPP) applications in either of the two categories:
A) Part I – Injury Prevention Programs applicants:
These are new applicants who have not previously received IHS Tribal Injury Prevention CA Part I funding.
Applicants must meet the IHS minimum user population of 2,50 0. The population limit is set by the IHS IPP.
IHS user population is defined as AI/AN people who have utilized services funded by the IHS at least once during the last three-year period.
B) Part II - IPP Effective Strategy Projects applicants.
This grant opportunity is available to any applicant regardless of whether or not they have previously received IHS Injury Prevention CA Part I or II funding.
There is no IHS user population requirement.
Applicants will only be issued one award:
Either for Part 1 – Injury Prevention Programs or Part II- IPP Effective Strategy Projects.
Applications should be sure to respond to the appropriate "Criteria" under Section V- Application Review Information.