Dept of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity: “Building Public Health Infrastructure in Tribal Communities”

 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Funding Opportunity: PPHF-2017-Building Public Health Infrastructure in Tribal Communities to Accelerate Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Indian Country. This five-year funding opportunity (five year project period, one year budget period) offers support to tribal entities to increase public health capacity and infrastructure for chronic disease prevention, health promotion, and prevention and control of priority public health problems, by strengthening core public health functions of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, tribal organizations (including tribal epidemiology centers), urban Indian organizations and intertribal consortiums, representing or serving at least 60,000 American Indians and Alaska Natives. Applications due August 7, 2017.