INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE (IHS)

ADDED ON DECEMBER 22, 2023: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to enhance and develop health management infrastructure and assist Tribes and Tribal Organizations (T/TO) in assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Service (IHS) programs, functions, services, and activities (PFSAs) through a title I Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (ISDEAA) contract and assist established title I ISDEAA contractors and title V ISDEAA compactors to further develop and improve management capability. In addition, Tribal Management Grants are available to T/TOs under the authority of 25 U.S.C. 5322(e) for the following:

1. Obtaining technical assistance from providers designated by the T/TO (including T/TOs that operate mature contracts) for the purposes of program planning and evaluation, including the development of any management systems necessary for contract management, and the development of cost allocation plans for indirect cost rates.

2. Planning, designing, monitoring, and evaluating Federal programs serving T/TOs, including Federal administrative functions.

Just under $2.5 million will be made available under this funding opportunity with maximum awards of $150,000. Proposals are due on March 14, 2024. To download the official synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON DECEMBER 11, 2023: The Indian Health Service has issued a funding opportunity to address the opioid crisis in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by doing the following: first, developing and expanding community education and awareness of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid misuse and opioid use disorder; second, increasing knowledge and use of culturally appropriate interventions and to encourage an increased use of medication-assisted treatment/medications for opioid use disorder (MAT/MOUD); third, supporting Tribal and Urban Indian communities in their effort to provide prevention, treatment, and recovery services to address the impact of the opioid crisis; and fourth, increase harm reduction within their communities. $9.5 million is being made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $500,000. Proposals are due on February 7, 2024. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON December 5, 2023; The Indian Health Service has issued its annual Tribal Self-Governance Planning Cooperative Agreement funding opportunity to provide resources to Tribes interested in entering the TSGP and to existing Self-Governance Tribes interested in assuming new or expanded PSFAs. . Proposals are due on February 19, 2024. $900,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $180,000. To download this synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

ADDED ON December 5, 2023: The Indian Health Service has issued its annual Tribal Self Governance Negotiation Cooperative Program funding opportunity to help defray the costs associated with negotiating self-governance contracts and compacts. $420,000 has been made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $84,000. here. Proposals are due on February 19, 2024. To download the synopsis, click here. To download the entire funding opportunity, click here.

The Indian Health Service has issued a funding forecast to support the expansion and increased local capacity to provide culturally relevant Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) care and services, and the long-term sustainability planning for Tribal and Urban Indian Health clinical programs, services, or systems. The expected post date for this funding opportunity is April 1, 2024. $1.2 million will be made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $200,000. To download this forecast, click here.

The Indian Health Service has issued a funding forecast to provide culturally appropriate prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities with opioid use disorder or have a history of overdose. The expected post date for this funding opportunity is February 1, 2024. $10,000,000 is expected to be made available under this opportunity with maximum awards of $500,000. To download this funding forecast, click here.