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Epidemiology Cooperative Agreements

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Health and Human Services , Indian Health Service
CFDA #: 93.231

Who is eligible to apply...

Any federally recognized Indian tribe or tribal organization, as defined in Section 4(d) and 4(e) of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94-437, as amended. An intertribal consortia or Indian organization, if it is incorporated for the primary purpose of improving Indian health, and it is representative of the tribes or urban Indian communities in which it is located. An urban Indian organization is defined as a nonprofit corporate body situated in an urban center eligible for services under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94-437, as amended.

Eligible Applicant Categories:
Eligible Functional Categories:

The applicant must provide documentation of: (1) Nonprofit status; (2) tribal resolution(s); and (3) letters of support and collaboration with regional IHS, State, or university organizations. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 (State, local, and Indian tribal governments). OMB Circular No. A-122 (nonprofit organizations), and applicable grant administration regulations 45 CFR 74 and 45 CFR 92.

Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.

About this section:

This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy. For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree, 3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible. Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they must satisfy.

Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs, the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.