Tribal Epidemiology Centers Public Health Infrastructure


Opportunity ID: 335074
Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP22-2206
Opportunity Title: Tribal Epidemiology Centers Public Health Infrastructure
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.762
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility: Component A and Component B funding is available for federally recognized American Indian Tribes or Alaska Native Villages (as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(4), tribal organizations as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603 (26), and Intertribal Consortia or Indian organizations as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1621M(d)(2). See Glossary for definitions.  Component A applicants must be physically located and operate within the Indian Health Service (IHS) Area for which the work is proposed. The applicant should serve the entire IHS Area. Applicants proposing to serve the Urban Area, as defined for this NOFO, should serve all Urban Indian Organizations that currently receive funding from the IHS under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Applicants must identify which IHS area or the Urban Area in which they will do the proposed work. Applicants proposing to work in an IHS Area or the Urban Area, other than where the applicant is physically located and operates, will be considered non-responsive and will not receive further review.
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control – NCCDPHP
Posted Date: Aug 02, 2021
Last Updated Date: Aug 02, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Dec 14, 2021
Fiscal Year: 2022
Award Ceiling: $800,000
Award Floor: $300,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $33,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 13
Description: CDC expects to fund up to 12 Component A recipients and one (1) Component B recipient. Only one Component A recipient will be selected to serve each of the IHS Areas or the Urban Area as defined in the funding opportunity. These areas are: Alaska Area, Albuquerque Area, Bemidji Area, Billings Area, California Area, Great Plains Area, Nashville Area, Navajo Area, Oklahoma City Area, Portland Area, Phoenix/Tucson Area, and the Urban Area. This NOFO will also fund up to one Component B recipient. This funding opportunity offers support to strengthen public health capacity and infrastructure among Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs), Tribes, and Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIOs) to meet national public health accreditation standards and deliver the 10 essential public health services. Through TECs, recipients will provide public health leadership, surveillance and epidemiology, public health program design, implementation and evaluation, technical support and training to address a wide range of public health needs. This funding opportunity is intended to contribute to reductions in chronic diseases and risk factors, reductions in disparities in health outcomes, and improvements in overall health by building public health capacity and infrastructure in Indian Country. Component A recipients will implement activities to strengthen TECs/Tribes/UIOs public health capacity and infrastructure to meet National Public Health Accreditation Standards and deliver the 10 Essential Public Health Services. The Component B recipient will establish a Network Coordinating Center to foster peer-to peer learning, support training, and coordinate a national evaluation approach and communication efforts.
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