Eastern Region Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) Center - The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is accepting applications for a cooperative agreement to operate the Eastern Region Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) Center servicing American Indian tribal governments in the Eastern Region (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin). Current Closing Date for Applications: June 17, 2013.
VA Grant and Per Diem Program FY13 Van NOFA – VA is pleased to issue this NOFA for VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program as a part of the effort to increase the availability of transportation to veteran participants in Grant and Per Diem funded programs by providing funding to purchase a van(s). This NOFA announces the availability of capital funds under VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program for current operational Grant and Per Diem grantees seeking to purchase a van(s) to facilitate transportation of veteran participants.
VA Grant and Per Diem Program FY13 Rehabilitation NOFA – VA is pleased to issue this NOFA for VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program as a part of the effort to increase the useful life of the facilities of grantees previously funded under the program. By providing funding to rehabilitate these existing operational grantee facilities, VA expects current Grant and Per Diem grantees may rehabilitate their currently funded Grant and Per Diem project location in order to meet the safety, security, and privacy issues associated with the homeless Veteran populations they serve. VA expects awardees to complete the rehabilitation within 18 months of the award. This NOFA announces the availability of rehabilitation funds under VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program for current operational Grant and Per Diem grantees to rehabilitate their Grant and Per Diem facility.
Cooperative Agreements for State-sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (Short Title: State and Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grants)
Cooperative Agreements for State-sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (Short Title: State and Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grants) – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2013 Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (Short Title: State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Cooperative Agreements). The purpose of this program is to support states and tribes in developing and implementing statewide or tribal youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies, grounded in public/private collaboration. Such efforts must involve public/private collaboration among youth-serving institutions and agencies and should include schools, educational institutions, juvenile justice systems, foster care systems, substance abuse and mental health programs, families and youth, and other child and youth supporting organizations. Closing Date: June 13, 2013.
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), Tribal Support Unit announces availability of funds to strengthen and improve the infrastructure and performance of tribal public health agencies and tribal health systems through the provision of capacity building and quality improvement. Tribal health systems provide public health services to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations across the United States and are central to reducing health disparities in AI/AN communities . CDC is committed to supporting and improving public health at all levels: state, tribal, local and territorial. The Tribal Support Unit focuses on the agency’s supportive role in ensuring AI/AN communities receive public health services that keep them safe and healthy. As sovereign nations, AI/AN tribes exercise inherent sovereign powers over their members, territory, and lands. As a federal agency, CDC recognizes its special obligations to, and unique relationship with, the AI/AN population, and is committed to fulfilling its critical role in assuring that AI/AN communities establish a safer and healthier environment for its members and territory. Closing Date: July 15, 2013.
It Takes a Village: Building State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Partnerships for Community Preparedness and Response
It Takes a Village: Building State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Partnerships for Community Preparedness and Response – This project is intended to improve community preparedness and response and to strengthen resiliency-which will reduce injury related morbidity and mortality in public health emergencies and strengthen community and national recovery in the aftermath. The awardee will innovatively identify key issues and lessons learned that could impact communities, states, and regions and that will foster national collaboration. This can be done through improved preparation before an event by including community members in planning for known threats in their community; equipping community members to respond in the event of a public health emergency; and by providing the tools and resources to better recover in the aftermath. Closing Date: June 18, 2013.
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Grants authorizes direct grants “under such terms and conditions as may be established by the Secretary” to Indian tribes for any purpose eligible under FTA’s Formula Grants for Rural Areas Program, 49 U.S.C. 5311. The modified Tribal Transit Program continues to be a set-aside from the Formula Grants for Rural Areas program but now consists of a $25 million formula program and a $5 million discretionary grant program subject to the availability of appropriations. Formula factors include vehicle revenue miles and the number of low-income individuals residing on tribal lands. Discretionary funds are available annually on a competitive basis. TTP funds are to be allocated for grants to Federally-recognized Indian tribes for any purpose eligible under the Section 5311 program. The funds set aside for Indian tribes in the TTP are not meant to replace or reduce funds that Indian tribes receive from States through FTA’s Section 5311 program. TTP funds are meant to complement any 5311 funds that applicants may be receiving. Tribal transit funds will be competitively allocated to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Closing Date: July 09, 2013.
Improving state and local capacity to assess and manage risks associated with private wells and other small drinking-water systems by using the Environmental Health Specialist Network (EHS-Net)
Improving state and local capacity to assess and manage risks associated with private wells and other small drinking-water systems by using the Environmental Health Specialist Network (EHS-Net) – This FOA seeks to improve the ability of state and local health departments, and U.S. Territories and Native American tribal public health agencies to locate and use UDWS data. These uses will include identifying new or clarifying known or suspected issues related to UDWS that may affect public health. Closing Date: May 28, 2013.