COVID 19 Response Funding Opportunity

The purpose of the OKTEC Opioid Overdose Sub-Award prevention program is to provide funding to tribes and non-profit tribal organizations for efforts related to opioid overdose prevention. These include, improving opioid-related health data, improving health systems response to the opioid crisis, implementing evidence-based strategies, and increasing partnerships for public health impact in Native communities.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) from the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (SPTHB) awarded by the CDC, via the Center for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) as a supplement entitled, “COVID-19 Response Supplement: Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement”.

The Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (SPTHB), Oklahoma Area Tribal Epidemiology Center (OKTEC) has received funding for COVID 19 tribal emergency response and is now accepting applications for sub-award funding. This sub-award funding is approved for COVID-19 Crisis Response activities. SPTHB is providing this funding opportunity to all tribes in the IHS Oklahoma City Area. PLEASE NOTE: THIS OFFERING IS SPECIFIC TO YOUR TRIBE.

The request for applications for this funding began April 8th, 2020 and will end April 30th, 2020. If you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity feel free to contact Amber Martinez at (405)-835-6806 or or Tracy Prather at 405-652-9216 or

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