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June 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm Pacific Time

Please join the Urban Indian Health Institute for a free grant-writing workshop with the National Institutes of Health. There are no registration fees associated with this event. To register, please fill out the form by clicking below.

Registration

Due to limited capacity, priority enrollment will be given to employees of the following eligible organizations:

  • Urban Indian Health Programs, as defined by Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act;
  • Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) or Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Indian Health Service funded organizations; and
  • National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) member organizations.
  • Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC) funded Tribes and organizations

All other registrants will be placed on a waitlist and if space is available, representatives of other organizations will be notified on June 7th, 2019. Thank you for your interest!

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Session Description

Do you work for a tribe, tribal health organization, or urban Indian organization interested in learning more about federal grant opportunities? Join us for this two-day interactive workshop led by representatives from three National Institutes of Health (NIH) centers.

Training and resource topics include:

  • Federal Grants 101: An introduction to NIH grant opportunities
  • Finding the Right Fit: Choosing an appropriate NIH funding instrument and funding mechanism for your organization
  • Get Organized: Tips for preparing and applying for federal grants
  • Create a Stand Out Application: Discussion on integrating culture, tradition and indigenous values into grant proposals
  • What to Expect: Information on NIH grant review processes
  • Customized Feedback: Optional one-on-one hour-long session with NIH staff to get feedback on grant ideas, grant abstracts, developing competitive strategies and specific aims, and review drafted grant applications

Travel Scholarships

Limited travel scholarships are available for event registrants from the following eligible organizations:

  • Urban Indian Health Programs, as defined by Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act;
  • Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) or Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Indian Health Service funded organizations; and
  • National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) member organizations.
  • Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC) funded Tribes and organizations

Travel scholarships may be awarded to employees of other Tribal Nations and organizations at the discretion of UIHI.

Travel scholarships will cover air travel, lodging, and ground travel to and from the airport and to and from the training.

Lodging

UIHI will coordinate lodging for travel scholarship recipients at the DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport.

All other registrants are encouraged to book at the DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport at an alternative hotel of their choice.

If you have travel or program questions, please contact Gunnar Colleen at josephc@uihi.org or 206-324-9360 Ext: 3035.