CDC Reducing Health Disparities among People with Intellectual Disabilities Funding
Deadline: Feb. 13
Examine and address unmet need in health related areas for people with intellectual disabilities by researching valid and reliable data sources and analytic techniques to better understand risk factors associated with health disparities among people with and without intellectual disabilities. Evaluate promising practices that have the potential to reduce health disparities in selected key health indicators for people with intellectual disabilities. For more information, click here.
HRSA Newborn Screening Technical Assistance and Data Repository Program Grant
Deadline: Feb. 14
This announcement solicits applications for the Newborn Screening Technical Assistance and Data Repository Program. The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to provide leadership on the implementation of state-based public health newborn screening and other genetics programs, as appropriate, through technical assistance, resource development, state education and training, policy initiatives, disorder surveillance, evidence-based data collection, evaluation, and collaborative efforts with stakeholders, including federal and non-federal partners. For more information, click here.
HRSA National Maternal and Child Health Data Resource Center Cooperative Agreement Program
Deadline: Feb. 24
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to ensure that state and local maternal and child health (MCH) programs have access to timely and standardized data and are provided with the necessary technical support to utilize such information. This cooperative agreement will support a Data Resource Center (DRC) that provides user-friendly access to national and state level data on children, mothers, and families. The DRC will highlight and describe established data sets currently available to the public in order to ensure that these resources are readily available to be used to provide an evidence base for state and local maternal and child health programming. The overarching vision for the DRC is to dramatically broaden the valid and standardized use of national and state level survey data to assist national, state and family leaders to understand the gaps that need to be addressed in children's health and to take action to advance positive health outcomes for children, youth, families and communities. For more information, click here.
HRSA National Quality Improvement/Management Technical Assistance Center (NQC) Cooperative Agreement Grant
Deadline: Feb. 29
This announcement solicits applications for the National Quality Improvement/Management Technical Assistance Center (NQC). The NQC will provide training and technical assistance (T/TA) related to quality improvement and quality management to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program) grantees and funded providers to improve the quality of care and services and respond to and implement quality management legislative mandates. The purpose of the NQC cooperative agreement is to provide T/TA to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWP) grantees and their constituents. In collaboration with HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB), and other RWP stakeholders and partners, the cooperative agreement will engage in activities that transfer knowledge, skills, and practical help to grantees, providers, planning bodies, and other constituents in their work with funded RWPs in the areas of quality management. The cooperative agreement will focus on the information and T/TA needs of programs in developing and implementing quality management programs and assist RWP grantees in developing, implementing, and sustaining a program to track and improve quality of patient care outcomes. For more information, click here.
Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act Grants
Deadline: Mar. 6
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2012 Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act) grants. The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth age 12-20 in communities throughout the United States. The STOP Act program was created to strengthen collaboration among communities, the Federal Government, and State, local and tribal governments; to enhance intergovernmental cooperation and coordination on the issue of alcohol use among youth; to serve as a catalyst for increased citizen participation and greater collaboration among all sectors and organizations of a community that first demonstrates a long-term commitment to reducing alcohol use among youth; to disseminate to communities timely information regarding state-of-the-art practices and initiatives that have proven to be effective in preventing and reducing alcohol use among youth; and to enhance, not supplant, effective local community initiatives for preventing and reducing alcohol use among youth. For more information, click here.
HRSA Funding for Affordable Care Act - Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Research Program
Deadline: Mar. 16
Within the MCH Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Research Program, funding is available in FY 2012 to support approximately two (2) extramural multi-year research projects. The MIECHV Research Program supports applied research relating to maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting services which show promise of advancing knowledge about the implementation and effectiveness of home visiting programs designed to improve life outcomes among mothers, infants, and young children. Findings from the research supported by the MIECHV Research Program are expected to have potential for application in improving home visiting programs for mothers and children. By legislative statute, the MIECHV Research Program requires the use of random assignment designs to the maximum extent feasible. For more information, click here.
HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D Grants for Coordinated HIV Services and Access to Research for Women, Infants, Children, and Youth (WICY) Grant
Deadline: Mar. 16
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications from organizations throughout the U.S. and its territories to provide family-centered primary medical care to women, infants, children, and youth (WICY) living with HIV/AIDS when payments for such services are unavailable from other sources. Funding is intended to improve access to primary HIV medical care for HIV-infected women, infants, children, and youth through the provision of coordinated, comprehensive, culturally and linguistically competent services. For more information, click here.
CDC Funding for Cancer Prevention and Control Programs for State, Territorial and Tribal Organizations
Deadline: Mar. 26
The purpose of this FOA is to transition this highly-functional public health infrastructure for cancer prevention and control into new roles and functions to anticipate the nation’s needs over the next decade. The goals are to (1) seek efficiencies across the management and operations of cancer prevention and control programs, (2) focus on high-burden cancers with evidence-based, scalable interventions that already exist and can be broadly implemented, (3) develop organized screening programs that are more effective and efficient than current opportunistic approaches, and (4) maintain high-quality cancer registries and expand their application in prevention and screening. Toward this end, this Announcement will fund five components and continue to support and promote the enhancement of NCCCP, NBCCEDP and NPCR. For more information, click here.
CDC Development and Testing of a Clinic-Based Intervention to Increase Dual Protection against Unintended Pregnancy and STDs among High Risk Female Teens Grant
Deadline: Mar. 26
The purpose of this funding opportunity is to develop and evaluate a clinic-based intervention addressing access to, motivation for, and adherence to dual protection strategies that concurrently protect against unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among high risk 15-19 year old females. For more information, click here.
NIH Funding for Nutrition Obesity Research Centers
Deadline: Jun. 29
National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, invites grant applications from institutions/organizations that propose to establish core centers that are part of an integrated program of nutrition and/or obesity-research. The Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) program is based on the core concept, whereby shared resources aimed at fostering productivity, synergy, and new research ideas among the funded investigators are supported in a cost-effective manner. Each proposed NORC must be organized around central themes that reflect the nutrition and/or obesity research focus of the center members. For more information, click here.