GPTEC still has (2) Tribal Public Health Project subawards available 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.
Updated Application Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020, 11:59 pm MT
GPTEC will fund awards at $20,000 per project. (2) additional awards are available for the 2020-2021 funding cycle. To be considered for funding, proposals must be submitted by Monday, November 30, 2020, 11:59 pm. The project period will run from the date of award through September 29, 2021. Note that individual subaward budgets and scopes of work are subject to approval by the CDC prior to awarding.
In order to be considered eligible for this funding opportunity, applicants must:
- Be a tribe, tribal agency, tribal program, health care facility servicing tribes or tribal members, tribal non-profit organization, or other non-profit organization serving American Indians from the four-state Great Plains Area (ND, SD, NE, or IA).
- Share the results of their work with GPTCHB, GPTEC, and the CDC.
Potential Projects Could Include (but are not limited to):
- Development or enhancement of health promotion/disease prevention initiatives not otherwise funded;
- Completion of surveillance and/or assessment projects and/or development of related systems;
- Participation in GPTEC system/plan/policy mapping or other projects;
- Development of tribal public health codes, policies, and/or plans for emergency/outbreak response, health promotion/disease prevention, and other public health purposes;
- Growth of tribal epidemiological, informatics, and/or data management systems or libraries and/or the pursuit of related data products;
- Tribal public health strategic planning;
- Activities supporting the pursuit of tribal public health accreditation;
- Others, as deemed appropriate by GPTEC staff.
Please reach out to Molita Yazzie, GPTEC’s TEC-PHI Program Manager, at [email protected] or (605) 721-7609 if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.