Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
Department of Health and Human Services, CDC
Description: 

Deadline Passed 4/24/2018. Deadline for 2019 Unknown. Funding Opportunity #: CDC-RFA-OT18-1803. 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.

Category: 
Tribal Health, public health, infrastructure, development, tribal data, adaptation, capacity building
Funding Amount: 
$20,000-$500,000
Matching Funds: 
No

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Eligibility: 
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Contact Information: 
Naomi Aspaas OSTLTSTribalNOFO@CDC.GOV