Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement

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Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement: CDC announces a new cooperative agreement (CoAg) for eligible federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal nations and regional AI/AN tribally designated organizations to strengthen and improve the public health infrastructure and performance of tribal public health systems. The intent of this program is to assist in public health infrastructure improvement; workforce development; tribal data and information systems enhancement, including surveillance; and development and adaptation of evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions to increase the long-term sustainability of the collective tribal public health system. This program’s ultimate outcomes are 1) decreased morbidity and mortality among AI/ANs; 2) advanced capacity of Indian Country to identify, respond to, and mitigate public health threats; 3) improved capacity of the workforce to deliver essential public health services; 4) increased culturally-appropriate practice-based evidence programs and policies that are effective and sustainable throughout Indian Country; and 5) improved capacity to collaboratively and strategically address AI/AN health needs and advance health equity.An applicant’s program is expected to demonstrate measurable progress towards two or more of the following outcomes:Increased implementation of tools and processes that build operational capacity and effectivenessIncreased use of core and discipline-specific public health competencies among public health workersImproved collection, maintenance, interpretation, and dissemination of tribal health dataTranslation of evidence-based and evidence-informed practices into culturally appropriate public health programs, policies, and servicesDevelopment of culturally relevant public health resources and communication toolsEstablished multi-sector partnerships (e.g., schools, healthcare, public safety, commerce) to address capacity building and quality improvementIncreased use of nationally established standards, such as those for public health department accreditationIncreased number of qualified public health workersImplementation of culturally practice-based evidence programs and servicesIncreased coordination of multisector partnerships to generate collect public health impact
Federal Grant Title: Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Disease Control OSTLTS (HHS-CDC-OSTLTS)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-OT18-1803
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.772
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 24th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: April 24th, 2018
Posted Date: February 23rd, 2018
Creation Date: February 23rd, 2018
Archive Date: May 24th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $62,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 23rd, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
An applicant must be in one of the applicant types listed here to be eligible for funding.Federally recognized AI/AN tribal nations must demonstrate support from the tribe by providing an official letter from a currently elected tribal leader, or a tribal resolutionRegional AI/AN tribally designated organizations must demonstrate support in the form of tribal resolutions or letters of support from currently elected tribal leaders from at least half of the tribes within the organization's service areaOfficial email correspondence from elected leaders will be accepted. Files should be named "Tribal Support", and uploaded as PDFs at www.grants.gov.CDC will consider any application that does not include this documentation as non-responsive and it will not receive further review.Please note the following NOFO-specific terms: Federally recognized AI/AN tribal nations refers to Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) and American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized). Regional AI/AN tribally designated organizations refer to Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments) and American Indian or Alaska Native tribally designated organizations.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Naomi Aspaas
OSTLTSTribalNOFO@CDC.GOV

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