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Office on Women's Health Funding for Prevention of Violence and Trauma of Women and Girls
Deadline: Dec. 7
Funding is available for activities and events in support of Prevention of Violence and Trauma of Women and Girls (VAW) in the United States and its affiliated territories and tribal nations. The purpose of this funding announcement is to seek projects which increase awareness of violence and trauma affecting women and girls, offer prevention strategies and messages, and promote trauma-informed care to decrease violence against women and girls and promote recovery and resiliency. To learn more, click here.

Office of Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight Funding to Support Establishment of State Operated Health Insurance Exchanges
Deadline: Dec. 30, Mar. 30 and June 29
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) provides States, the District of Columbia, and consortia of States with financial assistance for the establishment of State-operated health insurance Exchanges (Exchanges). States may choose whether to apply for Level One Establishment or Level Two Establishment based on their progress. States can also choose at what point to apply for grant funding based on their own needs and planned expenditures. Throughout this announcement, States, the District of Columbia, and consortia of States will all be referred to as “State(s).” If there are any activities that are distinct for the District of Columbia or consortia, these will be identified separately. This cooperative agreement funding opportunity is designed to give States multiple opportunities to apply for funding as they progress through Exchange establishment, which helps support their progress toward the establishment of an Exchange. States may initially apply in this announcement for either Level One or Level Two Establishment grants. Level One Establishment grantees may reapply for another year of funding in the Level One Establishment category. For more information, click here.

HRSA Funding for National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center
Deadline: Dec. 30
This announcement solicits applications for the National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center (NHPCC). This project is funded under Section 501 of the Social Security Act which provides funding for comprehensive hemophilia diagnostic treatment centers. The purpose of the program is to establish a coordinating center to facilitate an integrated and collaborative regional network to promote comprehensive, quality care of individuals with hemophilia and related bleeding disorders or clotting disorders such as thrombophilia. The purpose of this center is to facilitate, coordinate, and evaluate the implementation of activities carried out by the Regional Hemophilia Networks. The NHPCC will play a key role in identifying, prioritizing, and addressing issues of importance regarding access to and utilization of hemophilia and related bleeding and clotting disorder services at the national, State, and community levels. For more information, click here.

HRSA Funding for a Regional Hemophilia Network
Deadline: Jan. 10
This announcement solicits applications for the Regional Hemophilia Network (RHN). The purpose of this funding opportunity is to establish integrated and collaborative regional networks to promote the comprehensive care of individuals with hemophilia and related bleeding disorders or clotting disorders such as thrombophilia. For more information, click here.

CDC Grant Funding for Coordinating Center for Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Data and Epidemiologic Studies (U10)
Deadline: Jan. 13
The purpose of the program is to coordinate and manage the data from the Centers for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE), and specifically the CADDRE multi-site study, Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) (phase I and II) funded under FOA DD11-002. The data collected from CADDRE will be used to support the ability of CADDRE SEED investigators to perform analyses which benefit scientific knowledge and guides public health actions related to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related developmental disabilities. For more information, click here.

HRSA Grant Funding for Critical Congenital Heart Disease Newborn Screening Demonstration Program
Deadline: Jan. 17
The purpose of the Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) Newborn Screening Demonstration Program is to support the development, dissemination and validation of screening protocols and newborn screening infrastructure for point of care screening specific to CCHD (i.e., the measurement of blood oxygen saturation as a detection method). The demonstration program must focus on enhancing state screening infrastructure, including the implementation of an electronic health information exchange for reporting and collecting pertinent information from hospitals, as well as the education and training of various stakeholders on testing methodology and follow-up protocols. This announcement solicits applications for activities to: 1) Enhance, improve or expand the capacity of state, local public health agencies and hospitals to: provide screening; counseling; link the results of CCHD screening to needed follow-up health care services; and/or perform the necessary quality assurance, outcomes analysis and other public health surveillance functions; 2) Assist in providing health care professionals and newborn screening program personnel with education in newborn screening and training in relevant new technologies for critical congenital heart disease (such as the use of pulse oximetry); 3) Develop and deliver educational programs (at appropriate literacy levels) about critical congenital heart disease newborn screening, counseling, testing, follow-up, treatment, and specialty services to parents, families, and patient advocacy and support groups; and 4) Establish, maintain, and operate a system to coordinate and assess screening programs and follow-up relating to critical congenital heart disease. For more information, click here.

HRSA Funding for the Rural Policy Analysis Program
Deadline: Jan. 17
This funding opportunity announcement solicits applications for the Rural Policy Analysis Program. The purpose of this program is to support research and analysis of key policy issues affecting rural communities to inform policy makers. The program is national in scope and looks at cross-cutting rural health and human services issues in order to identify trends and challenges. Funded projects should focus on the changing rural environment and outline how they would achieve the following: 1) facilitate public dialogue on key rural policy issues by tracking emerging rural health and human services policy issues and synthesize them in a manner that provides for easy consumption by rural community leaders, with particular emphasis on rural health care providers and systems; 2) identify opportunities for integrating health and human services in rural policy, program, and evaluation in a local community context; 3) identify opportunities to demonstrate broad community impact of policies and programs in rural health and human services, consistent with policy goals related to rural revitalization and sustainability of rural regions; and 4) provide analysis of policies and regulations that helps optimize positive impacts on rural health systems and communities in the form of policy briefs, reports, and oral presentations. For more information, click here.

NIH Funding for Longitudinal Studies on the Impact of Adolescent Drinking on the Adolescent Brain (Phase II)
Deadline: Jan. 18
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to conduct a multisite longitudinal study using a cooperative agreement (U01) mechanism to address the following questions: 1) what are the effects of both long and shorter-term child and adolescent alcohol exposure on the developing human brain; 2) what is the effect of timing, dose, and duration of alcohol exposure on brain development; 3) to what extent do these effects resolve or persist; 4) understand how key covariates factor into alcohol's effects on the brain; and 5) potentially identify early neural, cognitive, and affective markers that may predict alcohol abuse and dependence and onset or worsening of mental illness during adolescence and/or adulthood. For more information, click here.

HUD Grant Funding for Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration
Deadline: Jan. 18
The overarching purpose of the Lead Based Paint Hazard Control Program and the Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program is to assist states, Native American Tribes, cities, counties/parishes, or other units of local government in undertaking comprehensive programs to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible privately owned rental or owner-occupied housing, with the exception that the Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant Program is targeted for urban jurisdictions with the greatest lead-based paint hazard control needs. For more information, click here.

CMS Health Care Innovation Challenge Grant
Deadline: Jan. 27
This Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative will fund applicants who propose compelling new models of service delivery/payment improvements that hold the promise of delivering the three-part aim of better health, better health care, and lower costs through improved quality for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees. Successful models will include plans to rapidly develop and/or deploy the requisite workforce to support the proposed model. Awards will recognize interventions that show capability to improve care within the first six months of the award, while creating a sustainable pathway to net Medicare/Medicaid/CHIP savings within two to three years. For more information, click here.

HUD Grant Funding for Healthy Homes Technical Studies
Deadline: Jan. 31
The overall goal of the Healthy Homes Technical Studies program is to gain knowledge to improve the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of methods for the evaluation and control of housing related health and safety hazards. This also supports HUD’s Strategic Goal to utilize housing as a platform for improving the quality of life and health outcomes for those living in HUD-assisted and HUD-regulated housing, and the associated policy priority to build inclusive and sustainable communities by improving the health of community residents while reducing the impact of communities on the environment. The overall goals and objectives of the Healthy Homes (HH) Program are to: (1) Mobilize public and private resources, involving cooperation among all levels of government, the private sector, grassroots community-based organizations, including faith-based organizations, and other non-profit organizations, to develop and implement the most promising, cost-effective methods for identifying and controlling housing-related hazards; and (2) Build local capacity to operate sustainable programs that will continue to prevent, minimize, and control housing-related hazards in low- and very low-income residences when HUD funding is exhausted. For more information, click here.

USAID Grant for the All Children Reading Competition
Deadline: Jan. 31
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and World Vision (collectively referred to as the “Founding Partners”) are seeking game-changing innovations with the potential to dramatically improve reading skills and low literacy rates among primary grade children. Through a multi-year initiative called All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR), the Founding Partners will collaborate to achieve the goal of global action to improve child literacy. For more information, click here.

GAPPS Grants Funding to Prevent Preterm Birth
Deadline: Jan. 31 (Letters of Inquiry)
Each year, more newborns die as a result of preterm birth than from any other cause. Preventing Preterm Birth, a new initiative within the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) Grand Challenges in Global Health, is providing grants to discover new solutions to ensure healthy births around the world. Grants will cover work to discover biological mechanisms that lead to preterm birth and develop novel interventions to prevent them. Studies should explore gestational origins, biological mechanisms and the immunological response to infection and nutritional deficiency which lead to preterm birth, especially in the developing world. For more information, click here.

HRSA Grant Funding for Area Health Education Centers
Deadline: Feb. 15
The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) programs consist of interdisciplinary, community-based, primary care training programs wherein academic and community-based leaders work to improve the distribution, diversity, supply, and quality of health personnel, particularly primary care personnel in the health care services delivery system and more specifically in delivery sites in rural and other underserved areas. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) solicits applications for a five-year project period for AHEC Infrastructure Development awards and AHEC Point of Service Maintenance and Enhancement awards. Successful applicants will be awarded cooperative agreements to establish and advance statewide or multi-county AHEC programs. For more information, click here.

NIH Grant for the Evaluation of NIAAAs Alcohol Screening Guide for Children and Adolescents (R01)
Deadline: Feb. 15
This announcement is to solicit applications to evaluate the new NIAAA alcohol screener for youth as described in "Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioners Guide." Although the questions were empirically developed, are based on a vast amount of data from national surveys, as well as numerous prospective studies, and have high sensitivity and specificity in the sample studied, it is important that the precision of the screener be evaluated in practice. For more information, click here.

NIH Grant for Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Primary Care (R01)
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2014
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose to use a common conceptual model to develop behavioral interventions to modify health behaviors and improve health outcomes in patients with comorbid chronic diseases and health conditions. Specifically, this FOA will support research in primary care that uses a multi-disease care management approach to behavioral interventions with high potential impact to improve patient-level health outcomes for individuals with three or more chronic health conditions. The proposed approach must modify behaviors using a common approach rather than administering a distinct intervention for each targeted behavior and/or condition. Diseases and health conditions can include, but are not limited to: mental health disorders (e.g., depression), diabetes, smoking, obesity, chronic pain, alcohol and substance abuse and dependence, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, cancer and hypertension. For more information, click here.

NIH Grant funding for Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01)
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2015
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) encourages innovative, multidisciplinary, interactive, and synergistic program project (P01) grant applications from institutes/organizations that propose to integrate basic, translational, and clinical approaches to understanding the developmental biology and genetic basis of congenital structural human malformations. To contain costs, each P01 will consist of only three component projects and associated cores. At least one project must propose basic research in an animal model system and at least one project must be clinical or translational in nature. The component projects must share a common central theme, focus, or objective on a specific developmental structural malformation or class of anomalies that is genotypically, mechanistically, biologically, or phenotypically analogous or homologous in both animal models and humans. For more information, click here.

NIH Grant Funding for Effects of Adolescent Binge Drinking on Brain Development Studies
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2015
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications proposing to conduct mechanistic studies on the effects of adolescent binge alcohol consumption on synaptic maturation and myelin formation in the developing brain. For more information, click here or here.

NIH Grant Funds for Screening and Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage and Young Adult Populations
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2015
The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage research on screening and brief interventions to prevent and/or reduce alcohol use and alcohol-related harms. For more information, click here, here and here.