Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement (CDC-RFA-OT13-1303)
CDC's Tribal Support Unit announces the availability of funds to strengthen and improve the infrastructure and performance of tribal public health agencies and tribal health systems through capacity building and quality improvement. Initiating tribal-specific programs will allow awardees to accelerate and expand the reach and health impact of tribal public health infrastructure.
The Tribal Support Unit will fund
- Federally recognized tribes (Priority Area 1)—to develop disease interventions, build public health infrastructure, and cultivate community partnerships
- A project evaluator (Priority Area 2)—to conduct a program evaluation project
To reduce health concerns within American Indian and Alaska Native populations in federally recognized tribes, the program strategies for Priority Area 1 are to
- Develop disease interventions
- Strengthen and build organizational infrastructure
- Cultivate community partnerships
Under Priority Area 2, the program strategies are to
- Conduct monitoring and evaluation for all Priority Area 1 awardees for quality improvement
- Disseminate lessons learned
To be eligible to apply for this funding, applicants must demonstrate significant experience and expertise in effectively and efficiently working in tribal communities to build tribal public health capacity (Priority Area 1) or evaluate program effectiveness (Priority Area 2). See the full announcement for more information.
Informational Conference Call: June 11, 2013, 2:00–3:30 pm (EDT)
Conference Call Line: 1-888-469-1672; Passcode: 3774480#
Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline: June 17, 2013 (Optional)
Application Deadline: July 15, 2013, 11:59 pm (EDT)
Advancing Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (aSBI) and CHOICES in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations through Training and Technical Assistance (CDC-RFA-DD13-1301)
CDC’s Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Team announces the following Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): “Advancing Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (aSBI) and CHOICES in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations through Training and Technical Assistance.” Both aSBI and CHOICES are evidence-based interventions that aim to reduce risky alcohol use for women of reproductive age and the general population. This program announcement is designed to provide training, technical assistance, and capacity building by funding up to two organizations that will work with clinics serving AI/AN populations to deliver these services.
Letter of Intent (Optional) Due: April 29, 2013
Application Due: May 24, 2013
See the full announcement for more information.