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Prior to the founding of Hobbs Straus, Jerry Straus was lead Washington, D.C. counsel in the first large scale case for the restoration of historic Indian land – the restoration of the 48,000 acre Blue Lake lands to the Taos Pueblo.

General Memorandum 17-013

General Memorandum 17-013
Indian Health Service Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreements

The Indian Health Service (IHS) published a notice in the January 26, 2017, FEDERAL REGISTER soliciting applications for cooperative agreements under the Part II Effective Strategy Project portion of its Injury Prevention Program. Subject to appropriations, the IHS expects to have $375,000 in FY 2017 funds for this aspect of the Injury Prevention program. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 26, 2017.

The FEDERAL REGISTER notice can be found here: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-01-26/pdf/2017-01806.pdf

The purpose of the cooperative agreement is to:
1) Increase the understanding of the injury problem;
2) Promote tribal capacity to implement effective strategies to prevent injuries; and
3) Improve the quality of life of American Indian/Alaska Native people.

Eligible applicants are tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations who are administering health programs and do not have a current IHS injury prevention cooperative agreement. There is no IHS user population requirement. Funds are for three-year projects. The IHS expects to make 15 awards, ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 each.

The application package and detailed instructions for this announcement can be found at http://www.Grants.gov or https://www.ihs.gov/dgm/funding/.

Please let us know if we may provide additional information regarding the IHS Injury Prevention Program.

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Inquires may be directed to:
Karen Funk (kfunk@hobbsstraus.com)

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