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Injury Prevention Program for American Indians and Alaskan Natives_Cooperative
HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Health Service Act, Section 301(a), as amended.
improve the quality of the health of American Indians and Alaska
Natives by developing the capacity of tribes to address their injury
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
The assistance is used
for three types of injury prevention related projects: (1) Part
I: Build or enhance local injury prevention capacity; (2) Part II:
Implement a proven or promising injury prevention intervention;
or (3) Part III: Provide training meetings or conferences related
to injury prevention and control. This assistance is available to
federally-recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban
Federally-recognized tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian
organizations may apply.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Individuals who are members of an eligible applicant tribe, band,
or group or village and who may be regarded as within the scope
of the Indian health and medical service program and who are regarded
as an Indian by the community in which he lives as evidenced by
such factors as tribal membership, enrollment, residence on tax
exempt land, ownership or restricted property, active participation
in tribal affairs or other relevant factors in keeping with general
Bureau of Indian Affairs practices in the jurisdiction.
Certification of American Indian or Alaska descent is required
for direct services. Provisions of grants require tribal endorsement
in the form of Resolution to sanction tribal participation. Costs
will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for
State, local, and Indian tribal governments (and Circular No.
A-122 for Nonprofit Organizations) implemented through applicable
grant administration regulations 45 CFR, 92 (45 CFR, 74 for nonprofit
Coordination: An applicant seeking to serve
more than one tribe must have approval of each tribe involved via
a resolution. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Standard application forms, as furnished by IHS and required by
45 CFR, 92, for State and local governments and 45 CFR, 74, for
nonprofit organizations, must be used for this program. Injury
Prevention Programs are processed and administered by IHS Headquarters.
This program is subject to the provisions of 45 CFR 92 for Indian
tribes and Part 74 for Nonprofit organizations, and OMB Circulars
No. A-110 and A-102.
Grants are awarded on a competitive basis with processing and
final approved by Indian Health Service Headquarters.
Grant applications must be submitted as required in the program
Range of Approval/Disapproval
Time: Grants are approved/disapproved within
90 days to 120 days from receipt of the application/proposal in
Grant appeals will follow PHS appeals procedures: 42 CFR, Part
50 Subpart D and DHHS appeals procedures: 45 CFR, Part 16.
Renewal of multi-year grants is on a year-to-year basis and requires
the submission of continuation applications.
Formula and Matching
Requirements: This program has no statutory
formula or matching requirements.
Length and Time Phasing
of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Administrative requirements under 45 CFR, 92, for grants to Indian
tribal governments and 45 CFR, 74 to nonprofit tribal organizations
and urban Indian organizations.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised
June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit
Organizations" 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. 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 OMB Circular No.
A-133. In addition, grants and cooperative agreements are subject
to inspection and audits by DHHS and other Federal government
HHS 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, that are pertinent to
the HHS grant in order to make audits, examinations, excerpts
and transcripts. In accordance with 45 CFR, 92.42, grantees are
required to maintain grant records 3 years after they submit their
final expenditures report. 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 must be retained
until completion of the action and resolution of all issues arising
from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever
(Grants) Injury Prevention: FY 01 $1,475,000; FY 02 est $1,475,000;
and FY 03 est $1,475,000.
and Average of Financial Assistance:
Injury Prevention: Part I - Five-Year Injury Prevention Programs, up to $100,000; Part II Effective Strategies up to $20,000.
In fiscal year 2001, a
total of 40 grants were funded. It is estimated that 40 grants will
be awarded in fiscal year 2002 and fiscal year 2003.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND
45 CFR 92 and 45 CFR 74,
PHS Grants Policy Statement, DHHS Publication No. (OASH) 94-50,000
(Rev. April 1, 1994); Program Guidelines for Competitive Projects.
Regional or Local
None. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for Indian Health Service Area Offices.
Injury Prevention Program Contact: Ms. Nancy Bill, Injury Prevention Program Manager, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop: 10N54, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-1054.
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: email@example.com Phone: 301-443-5204
Web Site Address:
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Basic Core Capacity Injury
Prevention Program Development or Enhanced Injury Prevention Program
Development, implementation of proven or promising injury prevention
projects that are based on addressing local injury problems and
provision of training for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban
Indian organizations to address local injury prevention issues and
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
(1) The apparent capability
of the applicant to organize and manage the proposed project successfully
considering the adequacy of staff, management systems, equipment
and facilities; (2) the soundness of the applicant's plan for conducting
the project and for assuring effective utilization of grant funds;
(3) the adequacy of the budget in relation to the scope of the project
and available funds; and (4) the relative effectiveness of the applicant's
plan to carry out each of the requirements as set forth in the application.