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Zero Suicide Initiative Coordinating Center Funding Opportunity

The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcement for Zero Suicide Initiative Coordinating Center (ZSICC) became available on Thursday, April 7, 2022. The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to build capacity of ZSI projects 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.

The ZSICC will provide technical assistance in the areas of data collection, reporting, training, resources, and implementation of the Zero Suicide approach in Indian Country. The ZSI Coordinating Center technical assistance will be framed to promote the core Seven Elements of the Zero Suicide model Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  developed by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC).

This funding opportunity is open to Tribes, Tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations (UIOs).

The application deadline is Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

For Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs

Potential applicants, defined as either a Tribe, Tribal organization, or UIO, need to apply via the grant application process at Grants.gov.Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

For more information, please view the funding announcement at the Federal Register Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  site.

Application Templates and Examples

The following template documents are for use during the application process:

Technical Assistance Webinars

The ZSI Program Official will host two webinars on Monday, May 9, 2022, and Wednesday, June 8, 2022, from 3-4pm ET for those interested in applying for the ZSICC Notice of Funding Opportunity. Program Official will guide Tribes, Tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations on the application components and submission requirements.

To attend, register for the the May 9, 2022 ZOOM webinar. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Virtual Office Hour Sessions

Virtual Office Hours will be held throughout the open application period. To access the Virtual Office Hours, click on the Zoom link during scheduled time in the list below. For best results, use Google Chrome to access the virtual office hours.

Meeting Name: ZSI Coordinating Center.

All Virtual Office Hours may be accessed through the ZOOM link.Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Virtual Office Hours

Call-in Information

Conference Number: United States: +1- 833 -568 8864 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 161 663 6842

Contacts

For more information on programmatic inquiries regarding the ZSI program NOFO, please contact Monique Richards.

For grant-specific questions, please contact Sheila Miller, Grants Management Specialist.

  • ZSI Biographical Sketch Template [DOC - 22 KB]
  • Budget and Budget Narrative [DOC - 20 KB]
    • Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 3pm-4pm ET
    • Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 3pm-4pm ET
    • Tuesday, May 31 , 2022 from 3pm-4pm ET
    • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from 3pm-4pm ET
    • Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 3pm-4pm ET
    • Friday, July 1, 2022 from 12pm-1pm ET
    • Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 12pm-1pm ET