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COIPP Notice of Funding Opportunity

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Information For Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs:

The purpose of this grant program is to address the opioid crisis in 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.

The Community Opioid Intervention Prevention Program (COIPP) grants for Tribes, Tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations (UIOs) was announced via the Federal Register on December 6, 2023. Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs, will apply for the new COIPP funding via the grant application process on Grants.gov. If you are a Tribe, Tribal organization, or UIO, you must apply through this funding announcement via Grants.gov.

Funding Announcement Number: HHS-2024-IHS-COIPP-0001Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

The deadline for applications to be submitted: February 7, 2024.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this new FY 2024 funding opportunity applicants must be one of the following:

  • A Federally-recognized Indian Tribe
  • A Tribal organization
  • An Urban Indian organization

Please refer to the NOFO announcement in the Federal Register Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  for the official definitions of each eligible entity.

Award Information

Funding Instrument: Grant

Estimated Funds Available: $ 9,500,000

Anticipated Award Amount: Individual award amounts for the first budget/project year are between $350,000 and $500,000.

Anticipated Number of Awards: Approximately 27 awards will be issued under this program announcement.

Period of Performance: 5 years

The amount of funding available for competing and subsequent continuation awards is subject to availability of appropriations and budgetary priorities of the Agency.

Guidelines and Templates

FAQs


Templates

Examples

Questions

Please include your name, contact information, program name, and grant number (if known) when submitting questions via email.

For questions on grants policy and management, contact your Grants Management Specialist, Patience Musikikongo.

For questions regarding the GrantSolutions electronic application process or trainings, please contact Paul Gettys.

For additional assistance, please contact your Project Officer.

Virtual Office Hour Sessions

Virtual Office Hours will be held twice weekly throughout the open application period. To access the Virtual Office Hours, click on the link below on the date you wish to participate. For best results, use the Google Chrome browser to access the virtual office hour sessions.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Virtual office hours will answer questions for the COIPP NOFO.

During these virtual office hours, the the Project Officer will be able to answer or provide guidance on programmatic inquiries only. Any grant-specific questions should be directed to the Grants Management Specialist via email.

Meeting Name: Community Opioid Intervention Prevention Program Notice of Opportunity Funding Virtual Office Hours

When: All virtual office hour sessions will be held from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time every Tuesday and Thursday, until February 5, 2024. Dates and times are listed below.

All sessions may be accessed through the Zoom Virtual Office Hours link:

  • January 30, 2024
  • February 1, 2024

Call-in Information

Conference Numbers:

  • +1-833-568-8864 (US Toll-free)
  • +1-669-254-5252 (San Jose)
  • +1-669-216-1590 (San Jose)
  • +1-551-285-1373 (New Jersey)
  • +1-646-828-7666 (New York)

Meeting ID: 161 577 7135
Passcode: N/A

On the date of the virtual session, enter your full name (if prompted) and include the program/tribe, if possible. This will assist with providing the best technical assistance possible.

Process

  • You will be working with the Division of Behavioral Health COIPP, the Division of Grants Management (DGM) and your Project Officer (PO).
  • Your program must have a Project Director who has relevant health care education and/or experience. This person should also be the primary contact to the Division of Behavioral Health, DGM and their Project Officer.
  • You will submit annual report(s) and or application(s). See 'Requirements' 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 website. However, if you are unsurea about something, contact your Grants Management Specialist.


Requirements

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.

Submission: Applications will be submitted in GrantSolutions.

Annual Reports: Based on grants policy, there are two reports due 90 days after the end of your program's budget period or fiscal year:

  1. Program Progress Report: Along with providing project narrative updates, grant programs will also report on what annual and semiannual progress. Submission: Submit in GrantSolutions as a Grant Note.
  2. Federal Financial Report (SF-425): Due to the Division of Payment Management and the Division of Grants Management.
  3. Submission: The Federal Financial Report must be submitted on the Payment Management System. Your local fiscal office should have access to this. Submit a copy of the SF-425 in GrantSolutions as a Grant Note.
  • APR – Annual Progress Report
  • CA – Continuing Application
  • CO – Carry Over
  • COIPP Portal – Community Opioid Intervention Prevention Program Portal for online reporting and tracking tools
  • COIPP – Community Opioid Intervention Prevention Programs
  • DGM – Division of Grants Management
  • FFR – Federal Financial Report
  • FY – Fiscal Year
  • GMS – Grants Management Specialist
  • IHS – Indian Health Service
  • NOFO – Notice of Funding Opportunity
  • PO – Project Officer
  • SF – Standard Form