The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is requesting applications from local and statewide service providers and planning organizations for competitive grant funding supported through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to fund entities within the State of Indiana to implement programs focused on addressing health issues and challenges within Indiana. These funds must be used to develop and implement services focused on improving health outcomes related to one or more of the following priority areas: tobacco use, food insecurity/obesity, lead exposure, hepatitis C, chronic disease (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, and cancer) and public health prevention programs (community paramedicine for chronic disease, immunizations, and substance use disorder and community health workers/patient navigators.
This new grant application is open to all projects proposing to address health issues and challenges in Indiana associated with the priority areas listed above. Applicants may select one or more of the priority areas and may submit separate application for a priority area or submit an application that combines two or more priority areas. The applicant must justify the size of the budget within the stated funding limits of that priority area. Grants will be effective for a 12-month period with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. Funds must be encumbered (obligated) by December 31, 2024. Funds must be spent by December 31, 2026. Funding awarded cannot be used to supplant funding currently in place for these activities and must be used for its stated purpose. See guidance documents listed in the “guidance documents” tile on this page for more information on applying for this funding opportunity. Please send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.