Charting Your Course: Navigating Funding Streams to Support Your Health Programs

The Charting Your Course: Navigating Funding Streams to Support Your Health Programs Community of Learning will provide Urban Indian Health Organizations’ (UIO), UIO leadership, behavioral health providers, grant and development staff the skills to help sustain current funding and secure new funding. This series supports building UIO’s grant writing capacity, program evaluation, and strategic planning skills. Each session will incorporate didactic learning and engaging activities.

Indigenous Approach to Writing Grants to Private Funders

October 8 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. EST

Gina Jackson (Western Shoshone & Oglala Lakota)

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Return to the Heart Foundation

Raynell Gould (Qaniigix)

Grants Manager | NCUIH

Objectives

  • Using Native values to identify potential grants, empower grant writing and navigating the funder philanthropic sector by using a funding map
  • Aligning your organization’s mission/vision to identify potential funders and using strategic communications to increase funder support
  • Planning/preparation for grant proposals and engagement with funders
  • Managing your award-winning grant

Applying Indigenous Data Collection and Evaluations to Increase Behavioral Health Grant Funding

November 3 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. EST

Presenters:

Jami Bartgis (Cherokee Nation)

President and CEO, One Fire Associates, LLC

Dr. Candace Fleming (Kickapoo/Oneida/Cherokee)

Senior Research Associate, One Fire Associates, LLC

Objectives:

  • Identifying cultural relevant data for UIOs
  • Organizing existing primary data
  • Accessing secondary data sources
  1. Local community
  2. UIHI/Tribal Epi Centers
  3. US, State and counties, cities
  4. Foundations and non-profits

CEDAR Branch: Strategic Planning for Community Advisory Boards

November 16 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. EST

Presenters:
Kevin Lachapelle
CEO, San Diego American Indian Health Center

Margie Anderson (Yoeme Apache Hawaiian)
Substance Abuse Provider

Objectives:
– Understand the Cedar Branch model: Community. Engagement. Diversity. Action. Revitalization.
– Learn to develop of an effective, diverse, and culturally competent BH community advisory circle
– Turn qualitative community feedback into a comprehensive strategic plan
– Build an engaging coalition focused on community culture and healing


IHS DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LISTENING SESSION WITH URBAN INDIAN ORGANIZATIONS

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December 3, 2020 | 3:00-4:30PM EST

Audience:

UIO ED/CEOs, UIO Staff

Description:

NCUIH will host a dialogue with the Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) to share updates and information with Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs). UIO leaders can share their concerns and provide feedback to DBH.

Presenters:

  • CAPT Andrew Hunt, MSW, LICSW (Lumbee), Acting Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral Health, Indian Health Service

Panelists:

  • Dustin Richardson, LCPC, Clinical Director, Native American Lifelines (Baltimore, MD)
  • Toni Lodge, Executive Director, NATIVE Project (Spokane, WA)

Event Sponsor or Co-Host:
Division of Behavioral Health Indian Health Service