Notification of Title V/Maternal and Child Health Grant Funds

Funding Period: January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019


To complete the on-line application click on this link: MCH Tribal Grant Application

The North Dakota Department of Health, Title V/Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program, will provide funding to North Dakota Tribal Nations to assist in addressing MCH needs. The program will provide funds for new projects or to expand existing projects that align with the priority areas of the state MCH grant:

North Dakota Tribal Nations: Mandan, Hidatsa, & Arikara Nation (Three Affiliated Tribes), Spirit Lake Nation, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Nation, and Trenton Indian Service Area.

Grant applications will be accepted for up to $5,000.

More than one application may be submitted from a Tribal Nation; however, only one project from each Nation will be funded.

The funding period will be from January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.

If funded, you may be required to submit a more detailed budget justification.

Funds may not be used for (1) inpatient services other than those provided to children with special health care needs or to high-risk pregnant women and infants and such other inpatient services; (2) cash payments to intended recipients for health services; (3) purchase and improvement of land, construction or permanent improvement of buildings or purchase of major medical equipment; (4) matching other federal grants; or (5) providing funds for research or training to any entity other than a public or private non-profit entity.

Additional unallowable costs include:

Title V/MCH prohibits exclusion from participation, denial of benefits, or discrimination in any program or activity funded in whole or in part with Title V/MCH monies on the basis of race, color or national origin, sex, age, religion or handicapping conditions.
Any charges imposed upon individuals receiving services through projects funded by Title V/MCH must be pursuant to a published schedule of charges and adjusted to reflect the income, resources and family size of recipients. No charges may be imposed for low-income mothers or children. The official poverty guideline, as revised annually by HHS, shall be used to determine whether an individual is considered low-income for this purpose. The poverty guidelines are issued each year in the Federal Register. HHS maintains a page on the Internet that provides the poverty guidelines:

One project from each Tribal Nation will be funded based on the following criteria (80 total points):

Please carefully read and follow the instructions provided in the on-line application.

Grant proposals must be submitted on-line by 11:59 p.m. October 31, 2018.

You will receive an email confirmation of receipt once your proposal has been received.

Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by November 16, 2018.

Questions about the application process can be directed to Krissie Guerard, or 701.328.4538.