All requirements for this grant can be found on the Terms and Conditions of the latest Notice of Award (NOA) issuing new funds, including the Programmatic Terms and Conditions [PDF - 175KB] which come from the Division of Diabetes.
Expectations – What is expected from me?
- Work with us: You will be working with the Division of Diabetes, the Division of Grants Management (DGM) and your Area Diabetes Consultant (ADC). For more information on these programs, see step 2 from the Where You Should Begin section.
- Program Coordinator: Your program must have a program coordinator who has relevant health care education and/or experience. This person should also be the primary contact to the Division of Diabetes, DGM and their ADC.
- Implementing Best Practice(s): Your program must implement Key Recommendations and activities from at least one 2011 IHS Diabetes Best Practice including a plan on measuring and improving the Required Key Measures as listed in the FY 2014 Best Practice Addendum [PDF – 486KB]
- Attend and track SDPI Required Trainings: The Division of Diabetes hosts trainings that are specific to requirements for grant applications, activities and other related topics. It is up to the grant program to attend and keep track of the trainings they attended. All trainings are recorded.
- IHS Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit: All grant programs must participate in and/or be aware of the results from the Annual Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit. If your program does not participate directly, you can usually get an Audit report from your local facility and/or your ADC. Even if your program’s focus is not clinical, it is important that your program is aware of care and health outcomes for American Indian and Alaska Native people with diabetes in the community.
- Submit Reports/Annual Application: See ‘Deliverables’ below for the types and timing of reports and applications.
- Comply with IHS Policies and Procedures related to this grant: Most policies and procedures are provided on the Notice of Award or on Division of Grants Management or Division of Diabetes websites. However, if you are not sure on something, contact your Grants Management Specialist.
Deliverables – Provides an overview of required reports and application due dates. For more specific dates based on your budget cycle, an SDPI Community-Directed Timetable [PDF – 103KB] is available for downloading and printing.
- Application: Based on the Division of Grants Management policy, the application is due 120 days before the start of grant’s budget period or fiscal year.
- Annual Report: Based on grants policy, there are 2 reports due 90 days after the end of your program’s budget period or fiscal year:
- Mid-Year Progress Report: This report will assess program progress and is due in the middle of the grant program's budget period.
- IHS Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit Report: Grant programs need to refer to this report on their application and other reports even if they do not directly participate in conducting the Diabetes Audit. Draft reports generally become available annually in April.
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