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Funding Opportunities

Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Funding Opportunity

On July 28, 2017, the Indian Health Service announced a new Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) funding opportunity. The purpose of the DVPI funding is to expand outreach and to increase awareness of domestic and sexual violence, provide victim advocacy, intervention, case coordination, policy development, community response teams, community and school education programs, and forensic healthcare services.

The application deadline is August 31, 2017. Potential applicants should apply at one of the following links: – please identify the appropriate submission process for your organization:

Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) Funding Opportunity

On August 14, 2017, the Indian Health Service announced a new Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) funding opportunity. The purpose of the BH2I program is to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or integrating primary care, nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health.

IMPORTANT – FOR ALL IHS FACILITIES CONSIDERING APPLYING

These are Fiscal Year 2017 funds.

When applying, all sites understand that, if awarded, the award must be obligated by September 30, 2017.

The application deadline is September 16, 2017. Potential applicants should apply at one of the following links – please identify the appropriate submission process for your organization:

BH2I Technical Assistance Webinar

For guidance for Tribes, Tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations, and IHS Federal facilities, listen to the Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) Technical Assistance webinar recording. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths (PARD) Funding Opportunity

On August 14, 2017, the Indian Health Service announced the Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths (PARD) funding opportunity for the Great Plains and Navajo IHS Areas. The purpose of the IHS Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths cooperative agreement is to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders and when appropriate, other substance use disorders. Applicants must have a fully operational and staffed social detoxification program that provides all three critical components of the detoxification process that primarily serves Indians. IHS will use this funding to focus on the provision of services in the Navajo and Great Plains Areas. Congress has highlighted that the community of Gallup, New Mexico, continues to face urgent needs for substance abuse treatment, residential services, and detoxification services to address an ongoing crisis of alcohol-related deaths of Tribal members. Senate Appropriations Committee Report 114-281 expressed the Committee's expectation that IHS use funds provided in its appropriation to continue its assistance toward addressing this issue in the city of Gallup, New Mexico. Additionally, IHS is aware of the urgent need for alcohol detoxification services in the Great Plains Area. IHS anticipates making two awards: one for Navajo and one for Great Plains.

The application deadline is September 16, 2017. Potential applicants can view more information in the Federal Register Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.govand can apply via Grants.gov. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Zero Suicide Initiative (ZSI) Funding Opportunity

On August 21, 2017, the Indian Health Service announced a new Zero Suicide Initiative (ZSI) funding opportunity. The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to improve the system of care for those at risk for suicide by implementing a comprehensive, culturally informed, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in Indian health systems. This award represents a continuation of IHS's efforts to implement the Zero Suicide approach in Indian Country.

The application deadline is October 12, 2017. Potential applicants should apply at one of the following links – please identify the appropriate submission process for your organization: