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Public Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Public Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections is a Discretionary grant funded by Indian Health Service. It's award amount is up to $150,000 and 10 awards are expected. It is categorized in Health. The grants is open to all (government, organization, and/or individual) entities. The application deadline (close date) to apply is 2022-08-11 (-46 days left).
The following table summarizes the Public Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections opportunity.
Opportunity NumberHHS-2022-IHS-PHN-0001
Opportunity TitlePublic Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateMay 17, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateMay 17, 2022 (Tuesday)
Close DateAugust 11, 2022 (Thursday)
Award Amount$145,000 - $150,000 (total funding : $1,500,000)

Funding Detail Description

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) program is to mitigate the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) within Indian Country through a case management model that utilizes the Public Health Nurse (PHN) as a case manager. The emphasis is on raising awareness of STIs as a high-priority health issue among American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and to support prevention and control activities of comorbid conditions.
Case management involves the client, family, and other members of the health care team. Quality of care, continuity, and assurance of appropriate and timely interventions are also crucial. In addition to reducing the cost of health care, case management has proven its worth in terms of improving rehabilitation, improving quality of life, and increasing client satisfaction and compliance by promoting client self-determination.
The goals and outcomes of the PHN case management model are early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation that will improve health outcomes in a cost effective manner. This model uses all prevention components of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention in the home and community with patient and family.
The PHN Case Management program supports raising awareness of rising STI rates, increasing access to care, strengthening surveillance, and decreasing serious health consequences of undiagnosed STIs. This also supports timely linkage to care in follow-up and treatment to reduce the spread of STIs.
The IHS goal is to support and strengthen surveillance systems to monitor STI trends, promote awareness, and identify effective interventions for reducing morbidity and improving outbreak response efforts. Currently, AI/AN men and women are disproportionately affected by STIs compared to other populations within the United States.
Chlamydia and gonorrhea rates are four to five times higher in AI/AN populations than non-Hispanic whites. Syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) also have disproportionately higher impact on AI/AN people. In 2019, AI/AN women had the highest syphilis rate at seven times the rate among non-Hispanic white females.

Dates and Awards Details

The following table shows the dates and awards information in detail for Public Health Nursing Case Management: Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infections federal grants. It posted on 2022-05-17 and will be closed on 2022-08-11.
The estimated total program funding is $1,500,000 for 10 awards (expected). The maximum award amount is $150,000 and the award floor amount is $145,000.
Agency NameIndian Health Service
Important Dates
Post DateMay 17, 2022 (Tuesday)
Close DateAugust 11, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateMay 17, 2022 (Tuesday)
Archive DateSeptember 10, 2022 (Saturday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$145,000
Award Ceiling$150,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$1,500,000
Expected Number Of Awards10
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationNotice of Funding Opportunity, published in the Federal Register
Additional Information URLhttps://www.federalregister.gov/d/2022-10241

CFDA Numbers

The next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this federal grant.
  • 93.383

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Health
  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants:
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Additional Information: To be eligible for this funding opportunity an applicant must be one of the following as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603:
    • A federally recognized Indian Tribe as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(14). The term “Indian Tribe” means any Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or group, or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 688) [43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.], which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.
    • A Tribal organization as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(26). The term “Tribal organization” has the meaning given the term in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304(1)): “Tribal organization” means the recognized governing body of any Indian Tribe; any legally established organization of Indians which is controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by such governing body or which is democratically elected by the adult members of the Indian community to be served by such organization and which includes the maximum participation of Indians in all phases of its activities: provided that, in any case where a contract is let or grant made to an organization to perform services benefiting more than one Indian Tribe, the approval of each such Indian Tribe shall be a prerequisite to the letting or making of such contract or grant. Applicant shall submit letters of support and/or Tribal Resolutions from the Tribes to be served.
    • An Urban Indian organization, as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(29). The term “Urban Indian organization” means a nonprofit corporate body situated in an urban center, governed by an urban Indian controlled board of directors, and providing for the maximum participation of all interested Indian groups and individuals, which body is capable of legally cooperating with other public and private entities for the purpose of performing the activities described in 25 U.S.C. 1653(a). Applicants must provide proof of nonprofit status with the application, e.g., 501(c)(3).

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor DetailPaul E. Gettys, III
Deputy Director
Phone 301-443-2114
Emailpaul.gettys@ihs.gov
(Division of Grants Management)