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Grants to USA Organizations for Programs to Improve
the Health of Native American Populations

Community Grants Program - Sage Grants

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Seattle Indian Health Board - Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI)

Conf. Date:

05/31/22

Deadline Date:

08/01/22 11:59 PM PT

Description:

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Grants to USA organizations for culturally appropriate programs to improve the health of Native American populations. The purpose of the program is to reduce chronic illness through management, prevention, and educational initiatives. Priority will be given to programs that address heart disease and stroke, obesity prevention, commercial tobacco use prevention and cessation, and type 2 diabetes.

Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) is requesting applications for funds to address Chronic Disease education, prevention, and management in the urban American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population.

Funding will support the establishment of sustainable chronic disease prevention initiatives that are using culturally adapted Indigenous methods, frameworks, and evaluation approaches that are regionally tailored by environment, culture, sociodemographic composition, as well as specific healthcare and infrastructure gaps of applicant sites.

Objective: The Community Grants Program Request for Applications (RFA) (RFA – Community Grants) encourages the use of AI/AN traditional, cultural, and regional knowledge in developing, implementing, and/or supporting chronic disease education, prevention, and management initiatives amongst urban Indian communities. 

In this upcoming grant cycle, Sage funds will focus on Indigenous approaches to but are not limited to:

  • Obesity Prevention,
  • Commercial Tobacco use Prevention and cessation,
  • Type 2 Diabetes, and
  • Heart Disease and Stroke.

Priority Approaches: Funding that you receive may be used for expanding previous projects related to obesity prevention, commercial tobacco use prevention and cessation promotion, Type 2 Diabetes prevention, and Heart Disease and Stroke prevention. Examples include chronic disease prevention and education, and/or management activities that:

  • Use cultural or regional adaptations of chronic disease prevention education program components, curriculums, toolkits, etc.;
  • Reclaim traditional knowledge of nutrition and use of first foods;
  • Promote access to or use of physical activity and other lifestyle modifications;
  • Engage Native youth and/or elders;
  • Address perceptions and beliefs and promote traditional values; or promote activities that emphasize community-driven planning for chronic disease prevention and control such as community needs assessments.

Recipients may:

  • Use funds only for reasonable project purposes, including personnel, travel, supplies, and services; and
  • Salaries if requested are restricted to project activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 203579

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding Amount: $90,000 - $95,885

Term of Contract:

Funding Period: September 30, 2022 – September 29, 2023

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to receive the funding under this application, your organization must be one of the following:
- An Urban Indian Health Program (UIHP)—a Title V program as defined by the Indian Health Service
- A member of the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC)
- An urban Indian organization and/or program receiving MSPI/DVPI funding, as defined by the Indian Health Service
- A not-for-profit urban Indian organization whose leadership and board are made up of a majority of urban Indians, and whose mission is to provide public health services to urban Indians may be eligible to apply on a case-by-case basis.

Recipients may not use funds
- For research.
- For clinical care.
- To purchase furniture, equipment, or clinic/patient supplies.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Community Grants Program Pre-Application + Webinar: Tuesday, May 31th, 2022 at 9:30 AM PST

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EY7DUo9LTcyyCnP1hRJKwA

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- RFA and Application Materials released: Friday, May 13, 2022
- Pre-application webinar (Register): Tuesday, May 31, 2022, and 9:30 a.m. PT
- Funding application deadline: Monday, August 1, 2022, by 11:59 p.m. PT
- Award notification: Monday, September 30, 2022
- Grantee orientation: Monday, October 6, 2022

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications to jordynb@uihi.org

Applicants may contact Thomas Lawrence via phone or email to obtain clarification of RFA application requirements and process. Inquiries may be sent to:

Thomas Lawrence
Program Manager II
Urban Indian Health Institute
thomasl@uihi.org | 206-324-9360 ext. 3103

Urban Indian Health Institute
611 12th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144-2007
(206) 812-3030
info@uihi.org

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