Health Data for Action
Deadline: May 24, 2017
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting applications for the Health Data for Action program, which will fund innovative research that uses available data to answer important questions. Applicants under this Call for Proposals will write a proposal for a research study using data from the Health Care Cost Institute or athenahealth. The proposed studies should enable relevant, innovative and actionable research that uses available data to answer important, policy-relevant questions. For more information, click here.
Environmental Influences on Placental Origins of Development
Deadline: May 30, 2017 (Letter of intent)
The National Institutes of Health is accepting applications for the Environmental Influences on Placental Origins of Development. This funding opportunity will stimulate multidisciplinary research projects that use a combination of animal/cell models and non-invasive human placenta tissues or biomarkers to investigate how early life exposures affect placental growth, development, function and the subsequent health of the offspring. For more information, click here.
Cost-Effective Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies in Your Community
Deadline: May 31, 2017
The CHOICES Project at the Harvard Prevention Research Center and Physical Activity within the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health is accepting applications for a Learning Collaborative Partnership opportunity to support states, cities and counties in preventing childhood obesity by building local capacity among decision makers to choose and implement cost-effective strategies. The CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership will support state and local health officials and agencies in the implementation and spread of best practices learned from states demonstrating innovative obesity prevention strategies. For more information, click here.
Building and Expanding Network of Public Health Communicators to Engage on Zika and Vector Borne Diseases
Deadline: June 2, 2017
The Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs' (OES) Office of International Health and Biodefense (IHB) at the Department of State is accepting applications for a funding opportunity to build a broad international community which will help drive innovative and locally appropriate solutions to stop mosquitos that carry Zika and other diseases. Participants will be drawn from countries experiencing Zika outbreaks, countries where Zika is endemic and countries that are vulnerable to future spread of the virus due to the presence of the mosquito that transmit it. For more information, click here.
Grants to Increase the Well-Being ofChildren Affected by Substance Abuse in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities
Deadline: June 6, 2017
The Administration for Children and Families is accepting applications for a funding opportunity to provide competitive grant funds for projects of up to five years. These targeted grants will be awarded to regional partnerships that provide services and activities designed to increases the well-being of, improve permanency outcomes for, and enhance the safety of children who are in or at risk of entering out-of-home placements because of a parent's or caretaker's substance abuse. For more information, click here.
School-Based Adolescent HIV/STD Prevention Services
Deadline: June 9, 2017
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) solicits applications for a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs). NACCHO will offer funding and technical assistance up to four LHDs to increase their capacity to work in partnership with the local education agency (LEAs) and other key community stakeholders in their jurisdictions to prevent adolescent HIV/STD infections through the implementation of school-based approaches. The project will result in the joint development action plans that the LHDs and LEAs will implement while participating in learning and engagement opportunities with other selected recipients. For more information, click here.
Health Professional Support Program for Children with Congenital Zika Virus (ZIKV) Infection
Deadline: June 12, 2017
This announcement solicits applications for the Health Professional Support (HPS) Program for Children with Congenital Zika Virus (ZIKV) Infection. The purpose of this program is to provide workforce development and interdisciplinary clinical consultation to health professionals caring for children with ZIKV in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Basis, the U.S. Virgin Islands and support the delivery of interdisciplinary clinical care in those territories and jurisdictions. This program will primarily address developing the capacity of health professionals to provide interdisciplinary care for children with congenital ZIKV infection through training, interdisciplinary clinical consultation and the delivery of interdisciplinary care. For more information, click here.
National Organizations for State and Local Officials
Deadline: June 12, 2017
This announcement from the Health Resources and Services Administration solicits applications for the National Organizations for State and Local Officials (NOSLO) Program. The purpose of the NOSLO cooperative agreement is to improve access to quality services, support a skilled health workforce, develop innovative programs, and prevent and suppress communicable diseases to prevent and improve public health. For more information, click here.
Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics
Deadline: June 16, 2017 (Letter of intent)
The National Institutes of Health funding opportunity encourages grant applications that propose adapting adult biomarkers to children. This would include the application and validation of biomarkers developed in adults to pediatric diagnosis, prognosis and estimation of disease progression, toxicity and response to therapy. For more information, click here.
CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars Program (CUPS)
Deadline: June 19, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to fund organizations with the ability to reach undergraduate and graduate students. The goal is to increase the diversity of the public health workforce, improve the representation of underrepresented populations in public health and increase the quality of public health services nationally. For more information, click here.
Expanding Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Context of the SAMHSA Opioid STR Grants
Deadline: June 20, 2017
The National Institutes of Health funding opportunity proposes to test approaches for expanding medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) in the general health care sector or linking individuals with OUD who receive naloxone for the reversal of overdose to MAT in the context of states' plans for use of the funds authorized under the 21st Century Cures Act. For more information, click here.
Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs
Deadline: June 26, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) seeks to re-compete its Center for Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Program and continue it as the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. The center will provide leadership in advancing food safety research and practices within USDA FNS nutrition assistance programs, conduct research and use innovative techniques to disseminate research results to address the food safety needs of Child Nutrition Program stakeholders. For more information, click here.