The purpose of the program is to award cooperative agreements that provide negotiation resources to Tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP) as authorized by Title V, Tribal Self-Governance Amendments of 2000 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of Public Law (Pub. L.) 93-638, as amended. The TSGP is designed to promote self-determination by allowing Tribes to assume more control of Indian Health Service (IHS) programs and services through compacts negotiated with the IHS. The Negotiation Cooperative Agreement provides Tribes with funds to help cover the expenses involved in preparing for and negotiating with the IHS and assists eligible Indian Tribes to prepare for Compacts and Funding Agreements (FAs) with an effective date of October 1, 2005, or January 1, 2006.
Who can apply:
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Eligible functional categories:
Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Program: Planning and Negotiation Cooperative Agreements and IHS Compacts
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Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service