National Indian Health Outreach and Education

National Indian Health Outreach and Education – To be eligible for this “New/Competing Continuation Announcement,” an eligible applicant must be a 501(c)(3) national Indian organization that has demonstrated expertise as follows: – Representing all Tribal governments and providing a variety of services to Tribes, Area Health Boards, Tribal organizations, and Federal agencies, and playing a major role in focusing attention on Indian health care needs, resulting in improved health outcomes for Tribes. – Promoting and supporting Indian education and coordinating efforts to inform AI/AN of Federal decisions that affect Tribal government interests including the improvement of Indian health care. – Administering national health policy and health programs. – Maintaining a national AI/AN constituency and clearly supporting critical services and activities within the IHS mission of improving the quality of health care for AI/AN people. – Supporting improved healthcare in Indian Country. – Applicants must provide proof of non-profit status with the application, e.g. 501(c)(3). The national Indian organization must have the infrastructure in place to accomplish the work under the proposed program. Current Closing Date for Applications: September 25, 2014.