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IHS Alzheimer's Grant Program Funding Opportunities

Addressing Alzheimer’s in Indian Country: Models of Care

Cooperative Agreements

Funding Announcement Number: HHS-2022-IHS-ALZ-0001 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Eligibility: Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Urban Indian Organizations
Federal Register Publication: Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Models of Care Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Funding Amount: Awards of between $100,000 and $200,000 per year for 2 years.
Application Period Ends: July 18, 2022

Program Awards

Eligibility: IHS Service Units working in partnership with the Tribe(s) and Nations that they serve under the condition that the Tribe(s) or Nations served by the IHS Service Unit have elected not to apply for a Cooperative Agreement (above).
Application Materials: Program Award Application [PDF - 184 KB]
Funding: Awards of up to $150,000 per year for two years.
Application Period Ends: July 18, 2022
Please submit application to: IHSDCCS@ihs.gov

Purpose

This program will support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in Tribal and Urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

Awardees will:

  1. Plan and begin to implement a comprehensive approach to care and services or persons living with dementia.
  2. Develop, in collaboration with the IHS, best and promising practices, including tools, resources, reports, and presentations, that will help Tribal, Urban and federal health programs as they plan and implement their own programs.
  3. Identify and implement funding streams that will support service delivery and facilitate sustainability.

Application Support Tools


Resources to Support Planning

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Brain Initiative Roadmap for Indian Country Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

American Indian and Alaska Native Resource Center for Brain Health Online Resource Library – International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA Squared) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Age Friendly Health Systems Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  - An initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the John A. Hartford Foundation Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Care Interventions for People Living with Dementia and their Caregivers Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  - Systematic Review, August 2020, AHRQ Effective Health Care (EHC) Program