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FY12 American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities Program

Department of Health and Human Services


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Document Type: Modification to Previous  Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: MP-AIA-12-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: May 04, 2012
Creation Date: May 04, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications: Jun 08, 2012    No Explanation
Current Closing Date for Applications: Jun 08, 2012    Refer to the grant announcement regarding application submission requirements, dates and times.
Archive Date: Jul 08, 2012
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor: $175,000
CFDA Number(s): 93.137  --  Community Programs to Improve Minority Health Grant Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

To qualify for funding, an applicant must be a Tribal Epidemiology Center currently supported by the Indian Health Service or an Urban Indian Health Program supported by IHS, under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, PL 94-437, as amended. The organization submitting the application will: Serve as the lead agency for the project, responsible for its implementation and management; and Serve as the fiscal agent for the Federal grant awarded. OMH encourages TECs and UIHPs to work collaboratively on this project. Applications from a group or consortium must identify one of its members as the lead agency for the project. To demonstrate coordination between the TEC and/or UIHP, and participating Tribes, letters of support and collaboration from the participating Tribes should be included with the application.

Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health


The purpose of the American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities Grant Program is to improve the effectiveness of efforts to eliminate health disparities for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Through this FY 2012 announcement, the OMH is supporting utilization of epidemiological data to identify high priority health status objectives and to make recommendations relative to the services and/or activities required to address those objectives; development of alliances and partnerships to improve coordination of and access to quality health services; and development of programs designed to increase the representation of the American Indians/Alaska Natives in the health care workforce (including research positions).

Link to Additional Information

FY12 American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities Program

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Synopsis Modification History

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Original Synopsis May 04, 2012