National Indian Health Outreach and Education, Policy/Budget/Diabetes – The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) cooperative agreement is to further IHS’s mission and goals related to providing quality health care to the AI/AN community through outreach and education efforts with the sole outcome of improving Indian health care. This award includes the following four health services components: Line Item 128 Health Education and Outreach funds, Health Care Policy Analysis and Review, Budget Formulation, and Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee (TLDC). 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 Indian Health Service mission of improving the quality of health care for AI/AN people. — Supporting improved healthcare in Indian Country. Current Closing Date for Applications: September 08, 2015.