Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Assessment & Planning


Opportunity ID: 333815
Opportunity Number: HHS-2021-IHS-TAP-0001
Opportunity Title: Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Assessment & Planning
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.382
Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: To be eligible for this New FY 2021 funding opportunity, an applicant must be one of the following as defined under 25 U.S.C. 1603: –> A Federally-recognized Indian Tribe as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(14). The term "Indian Tribe" means any Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or group, or regional or village corporation, as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688) [43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.], which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.–> A Tribal organization as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(26). The term "Tribal organization" has the meaning given the term in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304): "Tribal organization" means the recognized governing body of any Indian Tribe; any legally established organization of Indians which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body or which is democratically elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such organization and which includes the maximum participation of Indians in all phases of its activities: provided that, in any case where a contract is let or grant made to an organization to perform services benefiting more than one Indian Tribe, the approval of each such Indian Tribe shall be a prerequisite to the letting or making of such contract or grant. Applicant shall submit letters of support and/or Tribal Resolutions from the Tribes to be served.
Agency Code: HHS-IHS
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
Posted Date: May 26, 2021
Last Updated Date: May 26, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Jul 01, 2021
Fiscal Year: 2021
Award Ceiling: $520,000
Award Floor: $500,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,680,000
Expected Number of Awards: 9
Description: The Tribal Assessment & Planning (TAP) program purpose is to support the assessment and planning of Tribes and Tribal Organizations (T/TO) in determining the feasibility of implementing Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) in their respective communities. The program is designed to support the regional flexibility required for T/TO to design a program unique to the needs of their individual communities across the country through the identification of feasibility factors. The focus of the program is to:Determine whether the T/TO can integrate CHAP into the Tribal health system including the health care workforce.Identify systemic barriers that prohibit the complete integration of CHAP into an existing health care system related to clinical infrastructure, workforce barriers, certification of providers, training of providers, and the inclusion of culture in the services provided by a CHAP provider.Identify partners across the T/TO geographic region to address the systemic barriers including reimbursement, training, education, clinical infrastructure, implementation cost, and system integration.This is only a forecast. The synopsis and application package are not yet posted, and we have not yet finalized the application due date. This opportunity will be updated when it is published in the Federal Register.
Version: 2
Modification Comments: Added language to the description emphasizing that this is only a forecast at this time.

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