Award Amount: Varies
Application Deadline: August 18, 2023
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is accepting applications for two funding opportunities that can assist Tribes and Tribal organizations to scale up and strengthen their local response and preparedness for infectious disease outbreaks and future pandemics.
Total funding available ranges from $1,000 – $75,000. Applicants are not guaranteed a maximum amount of funding. Applicants may not apply for both funding opportunities at the same time. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the funds are expended.
For assistance or questions, submit your question to Audrianna Marzette, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Wednesday, August 18, 2023, at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.
Who Should Apply?
Tribes, Tribal organizations, inter-Tribal consortiums, or Tribal health care facilities/health systems as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended, interested in preparing for and responding to emerging and re-emerging infectious disease threats in clinical or community settings.
Infection Control Grant
The Infection Control Grant allows healthcare systems to access the training and information the facility needs about infection prevention and control (IPC). Facilities interested in developing an infection control program or expanding frontline employee knowledge on IPC guidelines, COVID-19, and other infectious disease precautions and best practices are encouraged to apply. Applicants are required to complete an Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) assessment.
Infectious Disease Grant
The Infectious Disease Threats Grant seeks to build Tribal public health capacity, address vaccine hesitancy using electronic health records, and leverage new or existing collaborations to expand or improve access to health-related resources. Applicants are required to recruit a vaccine champion and host up to 2 vaccine/testing events.
Last modified: July 20, 2023