Tribal Public Health and Climate Change

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
National Indian Health Board
Description: 

Deadline passed as of November 30, 2016. Deadline for 2017 unknown. The National Indian Health Board (NIHB), with support from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Climate and Health Program in the National Center for Environmental Health, is pleased to announce a call for applications for a Building Tribal Capacity for Climate Change Resilience award. Designed to enhance the capacity of Tribes, this funding will provide up to three (3) Tribes with grants ranging from $75,000 to $89,000 for the opportunity to increase the level of programming, research, and/or coordination and communication between the Tribal programs, community, and key partners involved in addressing the health consequences of climate change. NIHB will assist in sharing lessons learned and best practices with the Tribal awardees, CDC's Climate and Health Program, Tribal Climate Change Workgroup members, and other key stakeholders.

Category: 
public health, climate change, infrastructure, management, adaptation, human health outcomes,
Funding Amount: 
Three (3) Tribes with grants ranging from $75,000 to $89,000
Matching Funds: 
Unknown.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Tribes.