Funding & Opportunities
| NIHB Request for Applications: 2020 Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity Applications due Friday, December 6, 2019 |
Public health and systems issues often span jurisdictional boundaries. To improve public health systems and infrastructure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has partnered with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO), and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) to support a collaborative technical assistance opportunity, the Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership program. Participating health departments (Tribal, local, and state) will receive technical assistance in their effort to work together to improve public health across jurisdictions. Read more here or apply for this opportunity Additional information on NIHB’s resources for performance improvement, systems improvement, and public health accreditation may be found by visiting www.nihb.org/tribalasi
| Department of Homeland Security Pre-Disaster Mitigation Funding Opportunity |
The US Department of Homeland Security has announced a funding opportunity to help communities plan for and implement and sustain cost-effective measures to reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards while reducing reliance on federal funding from future disasters. Tribes are eligible. Cost-sharing is available at up to 75% and “small, impoverished” Tribal communities are eligible for a 90% federal cost share. Read more here.
|EPA Tribal Nonpoint Source Management Grants Due: Friday, December 20, 2019 |
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing funding for Tribal Nonpoint Source Programs. The grants will support Tribal-led projects that will make a significant difference in water quality and human health on Tribal lands. A wide range of activities are eligible for this funding, including but not limited to: Nonpoint source training for Tribal staff, developing watershed-based plans, riparian planting, livestock exclusion fencing, lake protection and restoration activities, nonpoint source ordinance development, and outreach and education. Read more here or apply for this opportunity.
|Yale School of Public Health: Climate Change and Health Certificate Applications due Monday, January 27, 2020|
The Yale School of Public Health offers a Climate Change and Health Certificate that will help prepare public health professionals and those in related fields (healthcare, health policy, government, advocacy, etc.) to address the adverse health impacts of climate change. All components of the certificate are online. The program consists of three six-week courses. The total cost is $2000 but discounts, scholarships, and financial assistance are available. Read more here.