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Native Public Health Resilience Planning




March 21, 2023








Award Floor:



Match Required?





Entity Types:

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations

To be eligible for this funding opportunity applicant must be one of the following, as defined by 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(l)): 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. An Urban Indian organization, as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(29). The term Urban Indian organization means a nonprofit corporate body situated in an urban center, governed by an urban Indian controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Indian groups and individuals, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in 25 U.S.C. 1653(a). Applicants must provide proof of nonprofit status with the application, e.g., 501(c)(3).




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The purpose of this program is to assist applicants in establishing goals and performance measures, assess their current management capacity, and determine if Public Health Department development is practicable. Specifically, programs should assess the availability and applicability of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS).The 10 EPHS include:1. Assess and monitor population health status, factors that influence health, and community needs and assets.2. Investigate, diagnose, and address health problems and hazards affecting the population.3. Communicate effectively to inform and educate people about health, factors that influence it, and how to improve it.4. Strengthen, support, and mobilize communities and partnerships to improve health.5. Create, champion, and implement policies, plans, and laws that impact health.6. Use legal and regulatory actions designed to improve and protect the publics health.7. Contribute to an effective system that enables equitable access to the individual services and care needed to be healthy.8. Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce.9. Improve and innovate public health functions through ongoing evaluation, research, and continuous quality improvement.10. Build and maintain a strong organizational infrastructure for public health.

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