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Urban Indian Health Services
HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Health Care Improvement Act, Title V, Sections 503 and 511, Public
Law 94-437 as amended, Public Law 100-713, 101-630, and 102-572.
provide health-related services to Urban Indians including: (1)
Alcohol and substance abuse prevention, treatment, rehabilitation,
and education; (2) mental health needs assessment and services;
(3) health promotion and disease prevention services; (4) immunization
services; and (5) child abuse prevention and treatment.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
grants are limited to establishing urban Indian health services.
The recipient organization must be an urban Indian organization
with whom the Secretary has entered into a contract or grant under
Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1651
Eligibility: Urban Indian organizations with
whom the Secretary has entered into a contract or grant under Title
V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: Urban Indians residing in the
urban centers in which the organization is located.
The applicant must provide documentation of: (1) Nonprofit status;
and (2) that it has a current contract or grant with the Indian
Health Service under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement
Act. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular
No. A-122, Nonprofit Institutions.
Coordination: Preapplication is not required.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. An environmental
impact statement is not required. Technical assistance is available
from the Indian Health Service Headquarters. This program is subject
to the Public Health Systems Reporting Requirements.
Procedure: This program is subject to the
provisions of OMB Circular No. A-110. The standard application
form PHS-5161-1 must be used. Application kits may be obtained
from the Indian Health Service, Grants Management Branch, Division
of Acquisition and Grants Management, Indian Health Service, 801
Thompson Avenue, Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20852. Telephone: (301)
443-5204. Use the same numbers for FTS.
Procedure: Grants are awarded to all eligible
organizations based on a thorough review to determine conformance
with the goals of the program. Applications are processed and
grants are awarded by Indian Health Service Headquarters. Funding
level available to an organization is based on specific criteria
in the Act to include size of urban Indian population, accessibility
to, and utilization of, other health resources available to that
population and identification of need for services.
Contact the Headquarters Office for application deadlines.
of Approval/Disapproval Time: Grants are approved
or disapproved within 90 days of receipt of grant applications
by the Indian Health Service, Grants Management Branch.
and Matching Requirements: This program has
no statutory formula or matching requirements.
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Grants will
be awarded for project periods of up to 5 years.
Depending on services provided, progress and financial reports will
be required either quarterly or semi-annually with final performance
and financial status reports due 90 after the end of the project
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A- 133 (Revised,
June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit
Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance
of $300,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a
program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities
that expend less than $300,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt
from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted
in Circular No. A-133. In addition, grantees are subject to site
visits and audits by the Department of Health and Human Services
(DHHS) and other Federal officials.
DHHS and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of
their authorized representatives, shall have the right of access
to any books, documents, papers, or other records of a grantee,
subgrantee, contractor, or subcontractor, which are pertinent
to the grant in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts,
and transcripts. Grantees are required to maintain grant accounting
records for 3 years after the end of a budget period. If any litigation,
claim, negotiation, audit or other action involving the records
has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the
records shall be retained until completion of the action and resolution
of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular
3-year period, whichever is later.
(Grants) FY 01 $7,380,307; FY 02 est $6,772,976; and FY 03 est
and Average of Financial Assistance:
$149,950 to $1,096,176; $280,678.
Thirty-two continuing grant awards were funded in fiscal year 2001.
It is estimated that 33 continuing grants will be awarded in fiscal
year 2002, and it is anticipated that 33 continuing grants will
be awarded in fiscal year 2003.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Specific program guidelines, including applicable sections of Public
Law 94-437, as amended; 45 CFR 74; and the PHS Grants Policy Statement,
DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000, (Rev.) April 1, 1994.
or Local Office:
None. Program Contact: Ms. Shannon Beyale, Health Information Specialist, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 08E65C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 945-3657.
Grants Management Contact: Mr. Robert Tarwater, Director, Division of Grants Management, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E70, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-5204, Fax (301) 594-0899.
Grants Policy Office, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 09E70, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (301) 443-5204
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OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
(1) Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention, Intervention, After-Care
and Education for Youth and Families; (2) Therapeutic Counseling;
(3) Comprehensive Chemical Dependency Project; (4) Mental Health
Needs Assessment; (5) Mental Health Services; (6) Immunization Services;
and (7) Diabetes Prevention/Education and Obesity Control.
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Proposals will be reviewed by staff of the Indian Health Service
to ensure compliance with the following: (1) Size of the urban Indian
population; (2) accessibility to, and utilization of, other health
resources available to such population; (3) duplication of existing
Indian Health Service or other Federal grants or contracts; (4)
capability of the organization to adequately perform the activities
required under the grant; (5) satisfactory performance standards
for the organization in meeting the goals; (6) identification of
need for services; and (7) proposed methodology for accomplishing
the stated goals of the program.