The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board’s Community Health Department is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through it’s Great Plains Good Health and Wellness (GPGHW) program.
This program will provide funding of up to $118,000 per recipient to support campaigns focused on reducing and preventing the occurrence of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes among American Indians in the Great Plains region. It is anticipated that up to two new awards will be available for the 2020-2021 funding cycle.
This initiative will increase the number of tribes within the Great Plains area who implement evidence-informed and culturally-adapted policy, system and environmental (PSE) change or community-clinical linkages to; prevent and control commercial tobacco use, support type 2 diabetes prevention and support heart disease and stroke prevention.
To be considered for funding, applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. MT on September 18, 2020. Priority will be given to applications that focus on multiple strategies. For an application or more information please contact Program Manger Jennifer Williams at [email protected] or Health Educator Shannon Udy at [email protected] .
**Applications are open to tribes, tribal agencies, tribal programs, tribal health care facilities serving tribes or tribal members, tribal non-profit organizations, or other non-profit organizations servicing American Indians and must be located on one of the reservations or settlements in the Great Plains area (ND, SD, NE, IA).