DHHS-IHS Call for Proposals: Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project

Deadline: 15 May 2017

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, is accepting applications for a single source competing continuation cooperative agreement with the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) for the purpose of continued implementation of the “Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project” in selected Native American Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

This program promotes healthy lifestyles among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth using the curriculum “Together Raising Awareness for Indian Life” (TRAIL) among selected Boys and Girls Club sites.

Program Objectives

  • Provide health and physical education programs
  • Help youth achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles through participation in fitness programs
  • Help youth to acquire a range of physical skills
  • Help youth develop a sense of teamwork and cooperation

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,250,000
  • Award Ceiling: $1,250,000
  • Award Floor: $1,250,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • The award is offered as a single source competing continuation cooperative agreement with the NCAI. NCAI is identified as the single source for the award, based on their successful record of performance with this project, their unique relationship and work in developing and maintaining:
    • Relationships with the Boys and Girls Clubs organization and staff,
    • being able to successfully implement the TRAIL program curriculum,
    • the project Web site information, and
    • the project data and evaluation systems.
  • The award is for a continuation of activities identified. NCAI is the sole organization eligible to apply for competing continuation funding under this announcement and must demonstrate that they have complied with previous terms and conditions of the Healthy Lifestyles in Youth grant in order to receive funding under this announcement.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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