The Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting grant applications for the FY 2010 Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) Community-Directed grant program.
This competitive grant announcement is open to all existing SDPI grantees that have an active grant in place and are in compliance with
the previous terms and conditions of the grant.
This program is authorized under HR 6331 ``Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008'' (Section 303 of Pub.
110-275) and the Snyder Act, 25 U.S.C.
1 3. The program is described in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA) under 9 3. 43 7. The SDPI seeks to support diabetes treatment and prevention activities for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Grantees will implement programs based on identified diabetes-related community needs.
Activities will be targeted to reduce the risk of diabetes in at-risk individuals, provide services that target those with new onset diabetes, provide high quality care to those with diagnosed diabetes, and/or reduce the complications of diabetes.
The purpose of the FY 2010 SDPI Community-Directed grant program is to support diabetes treatment and prevention programs that have a program plan which integrates at least one IHS Diabetes Best Practice and that have a program evaluation plan in place which includes tracking outcome measures.
This is not an application for continued funding as was previously available for Community-Directed grant programs.
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Eligible applicants include the following: Federally recognized Tribes operating an Indian health program operated pursuant to a contract, grant, cooperative agreement,or compact with the IHS pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination Act (ISDA), (Pub.
93-638).( See full announcement for additional elegibility requirements).
Tribal organizations operating an Indian health program operated pursuant to a contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or compact with the IHS pursuant to the ISDA, Public Law 93-638.
Urban Indian health programs that operate a Title V Urban Indian Health Program: This includes programs currently under a grant or contract with the IHS under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
Indian Health Service facilities (refer to paragraph 3 below in this Section).
Current SDPI grantees are eligible to apply for competing continuation funding under this announcement and must demonstrate that they have complied with previous terms and conditions of the SDPI grant in order to receive funding under this announcement.
Non-profit Tribal organizations and national or regional health boards are not eligible, consistent with past Tribal consultation.
Applicants that do not meet these eligibility requirements will have their applications returned without further consideration.
Under this announcement, only one SDPI Community-Directed diabetes grant will be awarded per entity.
If a Tribe submits an application, their local IHS facility cannot apply; if the Tribe does not submit an application, the IHS facility can apply.
Tribes that are awarded grant funds may sub-contract with local IHS facilities to provide specific clinical services.
In this case, the Tribe would be the primary SDPI grantee and the Federal entity would have a sub-contract within the Tribe's SDPI grant.
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2009-09-24Application Due Date: