Grants and Awards
Association of American Indian Physicians
- Healthy, Active Native Communities
The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) is pleased to announce the 2014 funding opportunity Capacity Building Assistance: Implementation of Strategies in Tribal Health Departments Focusing on Healthy, Active Native Communities. AAIP's mission is to support innovative, culturally sensitive, effective approaches to prevent obesity and improve nutrition and physical activity in American Indian communities. Funding opportunities are available to Tribal Health Departments that use the monies to adapt and implement the CDC Winnable Battles Strategies and/or The Guide to Community Preventive Services 'Recommended Strategies' to engage their community in improving health. (**Refer to list of allowable strategies at end of document). AAIP intends to fund proposals that result in environmental, systematic, and/or policy change so that the results are sustainable, rather than one-time events. Applications must be submitted by December 15, 2015 5:00 pm CDT.
For more information, please visit the AAIP website .
Centers for Disease Control
- Funding Opportunity Announcement: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) - financed in part by Prevention and Public Health Funding.
(DP14-1419PPHF14) Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, or REACH, focuses on racial and ethnic communities experiencing health disparities. This 3-year, $35 million/year project will support policy, system, and environmental improvements in those communities to improve health and reduce health disparities. Awardees will include local governmental agencies, community based non-governmental organizations, American Indian tribes and Alaskan Native villages, tribal organizations, Urban Indian Health Programs, and tribal and intertribal consortia. They will work to reduce tobacco use and exposure, improve nutrition, increase physical activity, and improve access to chronic disease prevention, risk reduction, and management opportunities. An estimated 15 to 20 organizations will be funded for basic implementation activities to strengthen their infrastructure, activate coalitions and partners, and prepare and implement a focused community action plan. An additional 30 to 40 organizations will receive comprehensive awards to support immediate implementation of activities addressing an expanded scope of work to improve health and reduce health disparities. CDC Website .
- Funding Opportunity Announcement: A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country - financed solely by Prevention and Public Health Funding.
(DP14-1421PPHF14): A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country This 5-year, $14 million/year initiative aims to prevent heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and associated risk factors in American Indian tribes and Alaskan Native villages through a holistic approach to population health and wellness. The initiative will support efforts by American Indian tribes and Alaskan Native villages to implement a variety of effective community-chosen and culturally adapted policies, systems, and environmental changes. These changes will aim to reduce commercial tobacco use and exposure, improve nutrition and physical activity, increase support for breastfeeding, increase health literacy, and strengthen team-based care and community-clinical links. Funds will support approximately 12 American Indian tribes and Alaskan Native villages directly and approximately 12 Tribal Organizations (one of each in each of 12 IHS administrative areas) to provide leadership, technical assistance, training, and resources to American Indian tribes and Alaskan Native villages within their IHS Administrative Areas. CDC website .
Notah Begay III Foundation
- Promising Program Grants: The purpose of the Promising Program Grant will be to partner with Native communities to support projects that strategically target childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention through existing youth focused physical activity and/or healthy nutrition programs. Grants will be awarded up to $40,000 each. Applications will be accepted from throughout the U.S. However preference will be given to grantees from three specific regions - the Southwest (New Mexico, Arizona), the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin) and the Southern Plains (Oklahoma, Texas)
For additional information, please visit the Grant Seekers page.
Nike N7 Foundation
Nike N7 Fund
The N7 Fund is committed to creating early positive experiences in sport and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth in North America. Organizations that support Native American and Aboriginal communities through sport and physical activity programming for youth can apply. Applications are due by November 15, 2014 11:59 PST.
For additional information, please visit the Nike N7 Fund website .
United States Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
This program was designed to assist 1994 Land-Grant Institutions (Tribal Colleges) in building institutional research capacity through applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation or regional problems. Awards are to be made on the basis of a competitive review process. Collaboration with 1862 or 1890 Land Grant Institutions is a requirement. Eligible institutions may propose projects in any discipline of the food and agricultural sciences.
Who Is Eligible to Apply
- 1994 Land-Grant Institutions
- Other or Additional Information (See below)
More Information on Eligibility
Grant applications submitted under this program must certify that the research to be conducted will be performed in collaboration with at least one 1862 or 1890 Land-Grant college or university.
For additional information, please visit Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)