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House Interior Appropriations Hearing for Public Witnesses on Indian/Alaska Native Programs

April 18, 2017
Interior and Environment Subcommittee Announces American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Dates  Subcommittee Releases Instructions for Submitting Requests to Testify and Written Testimony The Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will hold American Indian and Alaska Native public witness hearings on Tuesday, May 16, and Wednesday, May 17, 2017. No other outside public witness hearings are scheduled at this... Read More >>

Apply for NMAC’s Youth Initiative

April 18, 2017
NMAC is seeking applicants for its Youth Initiative to end the HIV epidemic. The 7-month program provides leadership and educational opportunities, and connects future leaders in the HIV movement to mentors. Participants will be provided transportation to the U.S. Conference on AIDS (Sept. 6–10, in Washington, DC), lodging, conference registration, and a per diem for food and other expenses. Skills... Read More >>

Drop Sugary Drinks! Grant Opportunity

April 18, 2017
  The Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation’s national program, Native Strong is pleased to announce its 2017 “Drop Sugary Drinks!” Grant Request For Applications (RFA). This 10-month funding opportunity, made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will expand NB3F’s support of Native American communities working to improve the health of young children. Applications will be accepted from tribes and... Read More >>

NIHB Conducting National Story Banking Campaign-Online Form Now Live

April 18, 2017
As previously announced, the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) has begun a Story Banking campaign to collect inspirational stories about how American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals are achieving and sustaining health through the variety of health coverage options available. To facilitate these efforts NIHB now has an online form to submit stories for this campaign. In the past, the... Read More >>

Stipends for MPH or DPH Student Projects and Research

April 18, 2017
Funding for Student Projects The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC) is awarding $1,500 in financial support to 20 public health graduate students conducting field placement and faculty-student collaborative projects during the 2016 – 2017 academic year. The Montana Office of Rural Health/Area Health Education Center is working with RM-PHTC to seek applicants from the School of Public and... Read More >>

IHS 2017 AI/AN Zero Suicide Academy

April 18, 2017
The Indian Health Services (IHS) is now accepting applications for the 2017 American Indian/Alaska Native Zero Suicide Academy®.  IHS Federally-operated facilities; Tribally-operated facilities; and Urban Indian organizations are invited to apply.  This two and one half day event will be held in Albuquerque, NM September 7-9,2017 and is designed for senior leaders of Indian/Tribal/Urban health and behavioral health care... Read More >>

“Creating Linguistically and Culturally Competent Suicide Prevention Materials” – Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

April 17, 2017
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is pleased to announce the release of its new guide, Creating Linguistically and Culturally Competent Suicide Prevention Materials. Developed in collaboration with the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), this guide was designed to help public health practitioners produce suicide prevention materials for specific linguistic and cultural communities. The process described in this guide is based... Read More >>

RMTLC Tribes Receive Nutrition Grants from Seeds of Native Health

April 17, 2017
Grant-making is a crucial aspect of Seeds of Native Health’s work to support food research, education, and access and build on localized efforts to solve the issues of Native American nutrition. Seeds of Native Health has partnered with the First Nations Development Institute and the Notah Begay III Foundation to administer $2.5 million in grants. Among the most recent grant recipients... Read More >>

Broadband Loans & Loan Guarantees (USDA)

April 13, 2017
The Rural Broadband Access Loan & Loan Guarantee Program (Broadband Program) furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide service at the broadband lending speed in eligible rural areas. There will be two application windows for FY 2017. The first application submission will  be from March... Read More >>

AmeriCorps State and National Grants – Targeted Priority

April 12, 2017
Due May 10! This competition seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in: Healthy Futures: reducing or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse; and Safer Communities: strengthening law enforcement and community relations. ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit organizations; institutions of higher education; States and local governments; and Indian Tribes. Organizations that propose to operate in only one state must apply through the... Read More >>