UIO Funding Opportunities COVID-19

Updated: 11/12/2020

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HHS Announces Additional $500 Million to Indian Health Service for Provider Relief Fund

  • IHS and tribal hospitals will receive a $2.81 million base payment plus three percent of their total operating expenses
  • IHS and tribal clinics and programs will receive a $187,000 base payments plus five percent of the estimated service population multiplied by the average cost per user
  • Urban Indian Organizations – will receive $181,000 base payment plus 6% of the estimated service population multiplied by the average cost per user.
  • View Opportunity: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/cares-act-provider-relief-fund/index.html

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grants

  • Program Fact Sheet– 2nd window of funding that includes $25 million from CARES Act for DLT to support telecommunications for rural areas.
  • Grant funds may be used for:
    • Broadband facilities
    • Audio, video and interactive video equipment
    • Terminal and data terminal equipment
    • Computer hardware, network components and software
    • Inside wiring and similar infrastructure that further DLT services
  • Acquisition of instructional programming that is a capital asset
  • Acquisition of technical assistance and instruction for using eligible equipment
  • View Opportunity:

Deadline: July 13, 2020

SAMHSA COVID-19 Emergency Response for Suicide Prevention Grants

  • The purpose of this program (COVID-19 ESRP) is to support states and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic in advancing efforts to prevent suicide and suicide attempts among adults age 25 and older in order to reduce the overall suicide rate and number of suicides in the U.S.  A minimum of 25 percent of direct services funding be used to support this domestic violence victims population. 50 awards anticipated.
  • View Opportunity: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/fg-20-007

Deadline: May 22, 2020 on rolling basis

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)- CARES Act Allocation

COVID-19 Funding Guidance for Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Urban Indian Organizations

CDC – Urban Indian Prevention, Response and Control of COVID-19 Initiative

  • $8 million UIO set-aside for public health via NCUIH contracts
  • View Opportunity
  • Deadline: May 1, 2020

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-Rural Tribal COVID-19 Response Program

  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, $15 million for tribes, tribal organizations, UIOs, or health service providers to tribes to carry out telehealth and rural health activities
  • View Opportunity
  • Deadline: May 6, 2020

CDC – Comprehensive Suicide Prevention

NIH- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases from the Families First Coronvirus Response Act

  • $836 million, includes training to prevent and reduce exposure to health workers.
  • No distribution fund has been created yet.

$100 billion- Public Health Social Service Emergency Fund will be distributed to current Medicare providers based on revenues.

HHS- Provider Relief Fund Act

Fact Sheet on distribution Registration for claims reimbursement for Providers Treating Uninsured COVID-19 Patients

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