UPDATE: The Indian Health Service extended the application deadline to Friday, June 17 for the Tribal Management Grant Program , a competitive grant for federally recognized Tribes and Tribal organizations that is administered by the Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes (ODSCT).
Application Deadline Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2016
Review Dates: June 24-July 1, 2016
Earliest Anticipated Start Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016
The Tribal Management Grant Program consists of four project types with funding amounts and project periods.
- Feasibility Study: $70,000 (maximum funding) for 12 months
- Planning: $50,000 (maximum funding) for 12 months
- Evaluation Study: $50,000 (maximum funding) for 12 months
- Health Management Structure: $100,000 (average funding) for 12 months; $300,000 (maximum funding) for 35 months
Approximately 16-18 awards will be issued to assist Tribes and Tribal organizations to establish goals and performance measures; assess current management capacity; analyze programs to determine if management is practicable; and develop infrastructure systems to manage or organize the programs, function, services and activities of the current health programs.
The intent of the grant program is to prepare Tribes and Tribal organizations for assuming all or part of exiting IHS programs, functions, services and activities, and further develop and improve their health management capabilities.
For more information about Tribal Management Grant Program, contact the Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes or at 301-443-1104.
Michelle EagleHawk, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, is the Acting Director, Office of Direct Services and Contracting Tribes, for the Indian Health Service. Ms. EagleHawk is responsible for a wide range of agency functions critical to the working partnership and relationships between the IHS and the 567 federally recognized Tribes. The ODSCT is the focal point for Title I Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act activities and support for the Direct Service Tribes.