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Aboriginal Health Initiative Program (AHIP) I RFP

Posted May 2, 2012

Purpose:

Interior Health is inviting qualified not-for-profit Aboriginal organizations to propose projects supporting either Community Health Collaboration or Community Health Education.

(a) Community Health Collaboration is intended to increase the community's ability
to provide support for Aboriginal people who have been impacted by a lack of communication
or assistance from local health services.

(b) Community Health Education is intended to provide community health capacity
building, positive health outcome and promote general community wellness.

Projects should be short-term and completed within one year.

A Proponent Information Meeting is scheduled for May 10th (additional details on the meeting are provided on page 10 of RFP).

Review the Request for Proposal (RFP).

Close Date & Time: 2pm June 6, 2012

Interior Health Education Training Grant Initiative

Closed December 16, 2011

Purpose:

The educational training grant initiative is intended to support Aboriginal communities in enhancing the skill set of Aboriginal persons. This will be done through access to training and educational opportunities. The training/educational focus should be driven by community-based public health needs.

Direct service RFP

Closed September 22, 2011

Interior Health is seeking to partner with Aboriginal Not-for-Profit agencies positioned to provide direct client services focused in the areas of:

  • Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Chronic and Communicable Disease
  • Maternal and Child Development Programs

Direct Service is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness or potential illness and the preservation of mental and physical, emotional, and spiritual well being through the services offered by health providers. Health service providers are individuals appropriately trained to provide necessary client support, such as Mental Health Workers, Diabetes Educators, Early Childhood Development Workers, Labor Support, etc.

For more information on the Direct Service Request for Proposals Opportunity Notice please visit BCBid.

AHIP Phase II Call for Proposals, Central Region

Closed June 25, 2011

AHIP Phase II provides funding that will support community development and health education, health promotion, and/or disease prevention activities. Programs funded under this Opportunity Notice are intended to develop community capacity and DO NOT provide direct client support (such as counselling).

Applications may address one or several of the priority areas. The priority areas are:

  • Mental Health and Addictions
  • Maternal Childcare and Early Childhood Development
  • Chronic and Communicable Disease Prevention
  • Injury Prevention

Additional information is available on BCBid (Health Service Areas by Region)

AHIP Phase I - Call for Proposals 2011

Interior Health invites qualified not-for-profit Aboriginal organizations to propose projects supporting either Community Health Collaboration or Community Health Education.

  • Projects should be short-term and completed within one year.
  • Projects appropriate for this funding opportunity will improve cultural safety and health care access including in-reach, outreach, clinical pathways, and integration partnerships.
  • Projects may be research and development based and aimed at conducting a needs assessment, gap analysis, or environmental scan, etc. to inform on a need or gap within services and develop an action or implementation plan.
  • All projects should support and strengthen the ability of community members to link with local or regional health-care services.

Additional information is available in the May 2011 issue of AHIP News.  

Contract reporting information

Please send all reporting electronically to the contacts listed.

 

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