Demonstration Projects for Indian Health

To promote improved health care among American Indians and Alaska Natives through research studies and demonstration projects, addressing such issues as, but not limited to Women's Health Care, Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH), National Indian Health Outreach and Education I, II &

credit:
III, Tribal Dental Clinical and Preventive Support Centers, Public Health Nursing, Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Program, National HIV Program and Healthy Lifestyles in Youth.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - None.

Program Contact: For Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative contact: Audrey Solimon, MSPI National Program Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative contact: Selina Keryte, DVPI National Program Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Public Health Nursing Program contact: Ms. Tina Tah, Senior Nurse Consultant, Public Health Nursing, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N30A, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 443-0038.

For National Indian Health Outreach and Education Programs I, II and III, contact: Ken Coriz, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E37, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 443-1104.

For Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, National HIV Program, contact: Richard Haverkate; 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857.

e-mail richard.haverkate@ihs.gov; telephone: (301) 945-3224. For Clinical and Preventive Dental Support Centers contact: IHS HQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857.

Dr. Christopher Halliday, Telephone 301-443-4323, E-mail Christopher.Halliday@ihs.gov, or Dr. James Schaeffer, Telephone 301-443-4319, E-mail James.Schaeffer@ihs.gov. For Native American Research Centers for Health, contact: Yvonne M.

Davis, Program Evaluator, Division of Planning, Evaluation and Research, OPHS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E05D, Rockville, MD 20857. For Healthy Lifestyles in Youth, contact: Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Grants Management Contact: Mr. Robert Tarwater, Director, Division of Grants Management, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 09E70, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 443-5204, Fax (301) 594-0899.
Website Address

http://www.ihs.gov


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board Foundation $ 1,248,000   2010-09-302016-03-29
Inter Tribal Council Of Arizona, Inc. $ 1,498,000   2006-09-302015-09-29
South Dakota Urban Indian Health, Inc $ 600,000   2009-09-012015-08-31
Native American Rehabilitation Association Inc $ 600,000   2009-09-012015-08-31
United American Indian Involvement, Inc. $ 600,000   2009-09-012015-08-31
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board $ 2,315,294   2010-09-172015-08-31
The Cherokee Nation $ 2,243,800   2010-09-172015-08-31
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Inc $ 1,681,320   2010-09-172015-08-31
Hualapai Tribal Council $ 600,000   2009-09-012015-08-31
United South & Eastern Tribes, Inc $ 1,135,600   2010-09-172015-08-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Federal assistance is to be used for the following purposes: (1) Research, analysis, and investigation of a broad range of issues affecting the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives; and (2) demonstration projects and studies that provide American Indians/Alaska Natives with impetus and involvement in their health care and that promote improved health care to Indian people.

All IHS Grants Funds are for discretionary grant activities.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Federally recognized Indian tribes; tribal organizations; nonprofit inter-tribal organizations; nonprofit urban Indian organizations contracting with the Indian Health Service under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act; public or private nonprofit health and education entities; and State and local government health agencies.

Beneficiary Eligibility

American Indians/Alaska Natives will be the ultimate beneficiaries of the funded projects either directly or indirectly depending upon the nature of the project. For example, those individuals who participate in research studies and receive services will be direct beneficiaries while those impacted by policy changes resulting from analyses of Indian health care issues will be indirect beneficiaries.

Credentials/Documentation

Costs will be determined in accordance with the applicable OMB Circular: OMB Circular No. A-87 (State, local, and Indian tribal governments); OMB Circular No. A-21 (institutions of higher education); and OMB Circular No. A-122 (nonprofit organizations). Depending upon the nature of the project, letters of support or tribal resolutions may be required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. This program is subject to the provisions of either 45 CFR, Part 92 or OMB Circular No. A-110 depending upon the type of applicant organization. The preferred method for receipt of applications is electronic submission through Grants.gov. However, should any technical problems arise regarding the submission, please contact Grants.gov Customer Support at (1-800) 518-4726 or support@grants.gov. The Contact Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except Federal holidays, or contact the IHS Grants Policy Office on (301) 443-5204 at least fifteen days prior to the application deadline. To submit an application electronically, please use the http://www.Grants.gov apply site. Download a copy of the application package, on the Grants.gov website, complete it offline and then upload and submit the application via the Grants.gov site. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to IHS.

Award Procedures

After review and approval, a notice of award is prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Public Health Service Act, Section 103 (B)(1), Public Law 93-638; Public Health Service Act; Snyder Act, 25 U.S.C 13.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 days.

Appeals

From 30 to 60 days. Grant appeals will follow PHS appeals procedures: 42 CFR, Part 50, Subpart D and DHHS appeals procedures: 45 CFR 16.

Renewals

Initial project period of up to 5 years, usually 3 years, with competitive renewals for periods not to exceed a total project period of 5 years.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The project period is limited to 5 years or less. Within the project period, a continuation application must be submitted annually on a noncompetitive basis for each year of support. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

Grantees will be required to submit quarterly Federal Financial Report (SF-425 or FFR) to the Payment Management Services.

Progress Reports are due 90 days after the end of each budget period, or more frequently if stated in the terms and conditions of the IHS grant award.

Reports should be sent to the attention of the Grants Management Specialist at the Division of Grants Management.

Grantees will be required to submit quarterly Federal Financial Report (SF-425 or FFR) to the Payment Management Services.

All IHS grant awards are monitored for Financial compliance by the Division of Grants Management and for Programmatic Compliance by the IHS Program Staff.

NIHA - other reports as required and specified in the program announcement.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government officials.

Records

DHHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their authorized representatives shall have the right of access to any books, documents, paper, or other records of the grantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent to the DHHS grant, in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR Part 92.42 or 45 CFR Part 74, Subpart D, as applicable, grantees are required to maintain grant records 3 years after they submit their final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the end of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-0390-0-1-551.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $1,250,000; FY 17 est $1,250,000; and FY 18 est $1,250,000 - Obligations for Healthy Lifestyles in Youth. (Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $200,000; FY 17 est $200,000; and FY 18 est $200,000 - Obligations for National Indian Health Outreach and Education III. (Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $825,000; FY 17 est $825,000; and FY 18 est $825,000 - Obligations for National Indian Health Outreach and Education I. (Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $400,000; FY 17 est $400,000; and FY 18 est $400,000 - Obligations for National Indian Health Outreach and Education II. (Project Grants) FY 16 $1,250,000; FY 17 est $1,250,000; and FY 18 est $1,250,000 - Obligation for Dental Preventive and Clinical Support Centers Program. (Project Grants) FY 16 $10,025,880; FY 17 est $10,025,880; and FY 18 est $10,025,880 - Obligations for Native American Research Centers for Health. (Project Grants) FY 16 $1,537,500; FY 17 est $1,700,000; and FY 18 est $1,700,000 - Obligations for Public Health Nursing. (Project Grants) FY 16 $18,833,243; FY 17 est $25,968,339; and FY 18 est $25,000,791 - Obligations for Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative. (Project Grants) FY 16 $5,972,680; FY 17 est $9,172,680; and FY 18 est $9,172,680 - Obligations for Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative. (Project Grants) FY 16 $696,000; FY 17 est $696,000; and FY 18 est $696,000 - Obligations for OCPS-HIV program.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

45 CFR 92 and 45 CFR 74, Health and Human Services Grants Policy Statement, January 2007.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None. Program Contact: For Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative contact: Audrey Solimon, MSPI National Program Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative contact: Selina Keryte, DVPI National Program Coordinator, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. For Public Health Nursing Program contact: Ms. Tina Tah, Senior Nurse Consultant, Public Health Nursing, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 08N30A, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-0038. For National Indian Health Outreach and Education Programs I, II and III, contact: Ken Coriz, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E37, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-1104. For Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, National HIV Program, contact: Richard Haverkate; 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. e-mail richard.haverkate@ihs.gov; telephone: (301) 945-3224. For Clinical and Preventive Dental Support Centers contact: IHS HQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08N34A, Rockville, MD 20857. Dr. Christopher Halliday, Telephone 301-443-4323, E-mail Christopher.Halliday@ihs.gov, or Dr. James Schaeffer, Telephone 301-443-4319, E-mail James.Schaeffer@ihs.gov. For Native American Research Centers for Health, contact: Yvonne M. Davis, Program Evaluator, Division of Planning, Evaluation and Research, OPHS, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E05D, Rockville, MD 20857. For Healthy Lifestyles in Youth, contact: Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Grants Management Contact: Mr. Robert Tarwater, Director, Division of Grants Management, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 09E70, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-5204, Fax (301) 594-0899.

Headquarters Office

Grants Policy Office, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E70, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Email: grantspolicy@ihs.gov Phone: 301-443-5204.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

The selection criteria are: Statement of problem(s) requiring solution; need for assistance; results or benefits expected from the project; approach or soundness of the applicant's plan for conducting the project; key personnel and their capability to carry out the project; and adequacy of management controls. Consideration will be given to the demonstrative aspects of the project and the compatibility of the project with the overall goals and objectives of the Indian Health Service.



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