Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center seeks to make funding and other opportunities available to our tribal and other partners for projects supporting a variety of meaningful public health activities.
Tribal Public Health Project Subawards
GPTEC is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to support projects that contribute to the development or enhancement of tribal public health activities, systems, and/or infrastructure in the Great Plains Area.
Projects funded under this opportunity will be expected to develop or enhance activities, systems, infrastructure, and/or capacity to conduct core public health functions, including but not limited to undertaking health promotion and disease prevention activities, collecting and monitoring data on health status objectives, and/or evaluating delivery and/or data systems that impact tribal health.
Applications can be submitted in the following formats:
- Via email (preferred): to Molita[email protected] include “2020-2021 Tribal Public Health Projects Application” in the subject line
- Via mail: to GPTCHB Attn: Molita Yazzie, 2611 Elderberry Blvd. Rapid City, SD 57703
- Via fax: to (605) 721-1932 Attn: Molita Yazzie
Please reach out to Molita Yazzie, GPTEC’s TEC-PHI Program Manager, at molita[email protected] or (605) 646-0103 if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.
Ending the HIV Epidemic in the Great Plains Area
GPTEC is aiming to complete a Community Readiness Assessment alongside interested tribes to understand their level of readiness for contributing to Ending the HIV Epidemic in their area. The assessment will involve interviews to measure HIV prevention, education, testing, and response activities as well as priorities, needs, and other details and to guide the development of Community Response Plans.
For more information and if your tribe would be interested in participating in this project, reach out to [email protected]
Certification in Public Health
GPTEC is interested in supporting tribal public health professionals in pursuing Certification in Public Health through the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Additional information regarding this opportunity is coming soon, but check out the Eligibility Criteria, and if you think you may be eligible and would be interested in pursuing this opportunity, please reach out to us at [email protected].
For more information, check out “Why Get Certified” on NBPHE’s website.
Tribal Public Health Accreditation Readiness Assessment
GPTEC is interested in working with (1) Great Plains Area tribe to conduct an assessment to identify readiness for pursuing tribal public health accreditation. Exact assessment procedures will be identified in partnership with the participating tribe, but will likely involve implementation of the Community Readiness Model and/or the Tribal Public Health System Performance Assessment (T-PHSPA) instrument.
If your tribe is interested in participating in this opportunity, please reach out to Molita Yazzie, TEC-PHI Program Manager, at [email protected]
Check back soon for additional information regarding these exciting opportunities and events:
- A second round of Tribal Student Research Project opportunities.