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CDC Grant Funding for Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliance (DELTA) III Program
Deadline: Jan. 17
This FOA is for one year of supplemental funds at current levels to continue the activities conducted under CE09-901. In particular, this supplement is critical for enabling the current grantees to refine and complete the capacity-building, implementation, evaluation and sustainability components begun in DELTA III, and to share those results with stakeholders in the IPV field. For more information, click here.

HRSA Grant Funding for Regional Genetic and Newborn Screening Services Collaboratives: Heritable Disorders Program
Deadline: Jan. 27
Each regional collaborative (RC) will serve effectively as a regional center to: expand and improve newborn screening and genetic services for individuals affected or at risk for heritable disorders and their families; translate genomic medicine into health care delivery systems; and assist states in strengthening their capacity to provide genomic information and services to the public. The RC will continue to undertake a regional approach to address the maldistribution of genetic resources, with focus on reducing disparities among different socioeconomic, racial, ethnic and rural groups. For more information, click here.

HRSA Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (General Population) Grant
Deadline: Jan. 27
The purpose of this program is to address significant disparities in Perinatal health including disparities experienced by Hispanics, American Indians, African-Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, and immigrant populations. Differences in perinatal health indicators may occur by virtue of education, age of mother, income, disability, or living in rural/isolated areas. To address disparities and the factors contributing to them in these indicators, it is anticipated that the proposed scope of project services will cover the pregnancy and interconception phases for women and infants residing in the proposed project area. For more information, click here.

HRSA Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Border, Alaska, and Hawaii) Grant
Deadline: Jan. 27
Under this program, grants will address significant disparities in perinatal health indicators in communities within 62 miles of the U.S. Mexico border or in Alaska and Hawaii. Communities must provide a scope of project services that will cover pregnancy and interconceptional phases for women and infants residing in the proposed project area. Services are to be given to both mother and infant for two years following delivery to promote longer interconceptional periods and prevent relapses of unhealthy risk behaviors. For more information, click here.

CDC Funding for Public Health Conference Support Program
Deadline: Feb. 2
Purpose The CDC/ATSDR announces the pending availability of appropriated fiscal year (FY) 2012 funds for the CDC/ATSDR Public Health Conference Support Program. This program addresses the "Healthy People 2020" focus areas of Environmental Health. This announcement is only for conferences planned to occur within the date range of May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013. Beyond the April 30, 2013 date, requires a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Applicants can only submit an application for a single conference for a one-year project period. For more information, click here.

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Grant
Deadline: Feb. 6
The Office of Citizen Exchanges of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for Empowering Women and Girls through Sport Program as part of the International Sports Programming Initiative. This initiative will consist of approximately 12 short-term U.S.-based and overseas programs focused on using sport as a tool for women‟s empowerment. The program envisions approximately 115 participants from overseas coming to the U.S., and approximately 20 American participants traveling overseas. Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) may apply. For more information, click here.

CDC National Public Health Practice and Resource Centers on Health Promotion for People with Disabilities Grant
Deadline: Feb. 6
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to promote health, wellness and the adoption of healthy behaviors with the objective of preventing and/or reducing chronic conditions associated with disability. All activities should target people with disabilities that have mobility, physical limitations, and/or intellectual disabilities. For more information, click here.

CDC National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis Prevention, Public Health Conference Support Grant
Deadline: Feb. 10
The purpose of the program is to announce the availability of appropriated fiscal year (FY) 2012 funds for the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis Prevention, Public Health Conference Support. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. This announcement is only for non-research activities supported by CDC/NCHHSTP. For more information, click here.

CDC Funding for Evaluation of a Clinic-Based Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) for Changing Behaviors Related to Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Transmission in Pregnant Women
Deadline: Feb. 10
The purpose of this research is to learn how to more effectively change behaviors related to Cytomegalovirus Virus (CMV) transmission among pregnant women in order to reduce the incidence of congenital CMV infection. The research will be carried out in settings providing prenatal care with the intent of developing an effective intervention that will be both acceptable to clinic staff and feasible to implement as part of routine clinical prenatal care. For more information, click here.

CDC Grant Funding for Reducing Health Disparities among People with Intellectual Disabilities
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. Also, 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.

CDC Funding for the Incidence of Community Associated Influenza and other respiratory Infections in the United States
Deadline: Feb. 14
The purpose of the program is to estimate the incidence of influenza in the community and the incidence and etiology of non-influenza respiratory viruses. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of prevent disease, disability, and death from infectious diseases, including vaccine-preventable disease and is in alignment with HHS/CDC/NCIRD’s performance goal(s) to protect Americans from infectious diseases. For more information, click here.

HRSA 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.

State Implementation Grants for Systems of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)
Deadline: Mar. 1
This announcement solicits applications for State Implementation Grants for Systems of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN). This grant program improves access to a quality, comprehensive, coordinated community-based systems of services for CYSHCN and their families that is family-centered and culturally competent. For more information, click here.

CDC Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury Grant
Deadline: Mar. 16
NCIPC is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will expand and advance the understanding of how best to disseminate and implement evidence-based strategies, programs, and policies. NCIPC is also soliciting research in areas where less is known about what works to prevent violence such as teen dating violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence and suicidal behavior. For more information, click here.

CDC Grant Funding on Identifying Modifiable Protective Factors for Intimate Partner Violence or Sexual Violence Prevention
Deadline: Mar. 16
The purpose of this announcement is to support new research or an extension to existing research that identifies modifiable protective factors for IPV and/or SV perpetration that can be leveraged to improve primary prevention efforts, and empirically tests the extent to which these factors are associated with IPV or SV perpetration. For more information, click here.

HRSA Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities Grant
Deadline: Apr. 4
This announcement solicits applications for the Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities Program. The purpose of the program is to help states develop and implement innovative programs to address the dental workforce needs of designated dental health professional shortage areas in a manner that is appropriate to the states' individual needs. For more information, click here.

Administration for Children and Families Research Center to Support Secondary Analyses of Head Start Impact Study
Deadline: May 2
This cooperative agreement will provide funds to support a research center focused on secondary analysis of the Head Start Impact Study data. The overarching goal of this cooperative agreement will be to utilize existing data from the Head Start Impact Study to answer applied questions related to program characteristics that positively influence outcomes for Head Start children and families. The grant will be awarded to a single institution that will lead a consortium of researchers in the implementation of several complementary studies using the Head Start Impact Study data to answer questions related to how aspects of Head Start centers, classrooms, and teachers moderate impacts on children and families. For more information, click here.

NIH Health Services Research on the Prevention and Treatment of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Deadline: May 7
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) encourages Research Project Grant (R21) applications on health services research to improve the quality of prevention and treatment services for drug and alcohol abuse. Such research projects might emphasize any of the following subjects: (1) clinical quality improvement; (2) organizational/managerial quality improvement; (3) systems of care and collaborative research; or (4) development or improvement of research methodology, analytic approaches, and measurement instrumentation used in the study of drug and alcohol services. For more information, click here.

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants
Deadline: Jun. 1
The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) plans to provide funds for Graduate Student Research Grants to support dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are working in partnership with Head Start programs and with faculty mentors. Competitive applicants will 1) demonstrate a collaborative partnership with their program partners and 2) pursue research questions that directly inform local, state or federal policy relevant to multiple early care and education contexts. Applicants should consider pursuing data collection across contexts, including child care, pre-k, home-visiting programs, Head Starts and/or others. For more information, click here.

ACF Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars
Deadline: Jun. 14
The Administration for Children and Families is considering funding Child Care Research Scholars grants to support dissertation research on child care policy issues. These grants are meant to build capacity in the field to focus research on questions that inform child care subsidy policy decision-making and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high quality doctoral students. For more information, click here.

ACF Street Outreach Program
Deadline: Jun. 24
Since 1996, projects funded by the Street Outreach Program have provided services to youth living on the streets and in unstable situations by reaching out to them. These projects aim to increase young people’s safety, well-being, and self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with caring adults, with the goal of getting them off the streets. For more information, click here.

ACF Infant Adoption Awareness Training Grants
Deadline: Jun. 27
The focus of these projects is to increase and maximize the penetration of training delivered to the target population: public and nonprofit private entities that provide health services to pregnant women, including voluntary family planning projects; community health centers, migrant health centers, and centers serving homeless individuals and residents of public housing; and school health clinics. Grant recipients will work collectively to strengthen the curriculum to address identified areas of need. For more information, click here.

ACF Partnership with Child Support Services to Develop Workforce Strategies and Economic Sustainability
Deadline: Jun. 27
This funding opportunity is offered to enable State child support agencies to develop workforce-related partnerships that would provide for job search, transitional and subsidized jobs, support services, job placement and job advancement assistance for noncustodial parents. Strategies should be well-supported by state-specific data analyses. Because the emphasis in this strategies grant is to break through programmatic silos, while also encouraging partners to maintain distinct roles that target each partner’s core competencies, applicants should propose strategy teams to be developed under these grants. This funding opportunity is offered to support collaborations between IV-D agencies and any or all of the following: the State Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program; workforce development program; community colleges; responsible fatherhood and other faith and/or community-based service providers; employers; and courts. For more information, click here.

ACF Partnership to Strengthen Families: Child Support Enforcement and University Partnerships
Deadline: Jun. 27
State child support agencies may propose projects in which they partner with a university or that involve a university and one or more agencies (such as TANF, child welfare, workforce, behavioral health, community colleges). OCSE may consider projects that are state-identified issues if the need is well-documented and of concern to other states. For more information, click here.

ACF Grants to Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Migrant Programs for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs
Deadline: Jul. 7
The primary purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to provide financial support to selected Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Migrant Programs for child abuse prevention programs and activities that are consistent with the goals outlined by Title II of Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. For more information, click here.

ACF Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants
Deadline: Jul. 7
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to solicit applications for one-time grants to Tribes, tribal organizations, or tribal consortia that are seeking to develop, and within 24 months of grant receipt, to submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a plan to implement a title IV-E foster care, adoption assistance, and, at tribal option, guardianship assistance program. Grant funds under this announcement may be used for the cost of developing a title IV-E plan under section 471 of the Social Security Act (the Act) to carry out a program under section 479B of the Act. The grant may be used for costs relating to the development of data collection systems, a cost allocation methodology, agency and tribal court procedures necessary to meet the case review system requirements under section 475(5) of the Act, or any other costs attributable to meeting any other requirement necessary for approval of a title IV-E plan. For more information, click here.

ACF Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: National and Special Issue Resource Centers – National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women (NIRC)
Deadline: Jul. 15
This announcement is modified. A discrepancy in the due date for applications has been corrected. The ACF Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the solicitation of applications for one award under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants program to support the National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women (NIRC). The NIRC will offer a comprehensive array of technical assistance and training resources to Indian Tribes and tribal organizations, specifically designed to enhance the capacity of the Tribes and tribal organizations to respond to family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence, as well as increase the safety of Indian women. For more information, click here.

ACF Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: National and Special Issue Resource Centers - Special Issue Resource Center (SIRC)
Deadline: Jul. 15
To be eligible to receive a grant to establish or maintain a Special Issue Resource Center (SIRC) under Section 310 of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA)as amended by Section 201 of the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111-320, an entity shall be a private non-profit organization that focuses primarily on domestic violence and that can demonstrate the ability to meet the specific FVPSA eligibility requirements for the SIRC. For more information, click here.

ACF Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: National and Special Issue Resource Centers - National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)
Deadline: Jul. 15
The ACF Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the solicitation of applications for one cooperative agreement under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants program to support a National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). The NRCDV will maintain a clearinghouse library in order to collect, prepare, analyze, and disseminate information and statistics related to the incidence, intervention, and prevention of family violence, domestic violence and dating violence; and the provision of shelter, supportive services, and prevention services to adult and youth victims of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence which includes services to prevent repeated incidents of violence. For more information, click here.

ACF Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: National and Special Issue Resource Centers – Culturally Specific Special Issue Resource Center (CSIRC)
Deadline: Jul. 15
The ACF Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the solicitation of applications for three awards under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants program to support Culturally Specific Special Issue Resource Centers (CSIRCs).The CSIRCs will focus on enhancing the cultural and linguistic relevancy of service delivery, resource utilization, policy, research, technical assistance, community education, intervention, and prevention initiatives. For more information, click here.

ACF Early Head Start University Partnership Grants: Buffering Children from Toxic Stress
Deadline: Jul. 18
These grants fund research activities to implement promising parenting interventions which augment ongoing Early Head Start services, in order to improve outcomes for the most vulnerable infants and toddlers. The purpose of this announcement is to report the availability of grant projects to promote knowledge of how Early Head Start programs can buffer children from the effects of toxic stress by supporting parenting/care giving. Grantees will be required to demonstrate a partnership or partnerships with Early Head Start programs as an integral part of the research plan development and execution. They will implement a promising parenting interventions model, augmenting existing Early Head Start services, for those children and families at the highest levels of stress. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse
Deadline: Jul. 18
This grant will support the maintenance and support of an online Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse. The website will disseminate quality research and evaluation studies on TANF and low-income populations, focusing on self-sufficiency, employment, and family and child well-being. The clearinghouse is intended to be of use to researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, assisting all three groups in accessing and using high-quality research. The clearinghouse structure will be built on a design framework that has been developed over the previous two years, which considered how to engage and serve the needs of these three user groups, while also developing approaches to research standards and categorization. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Improving Service Delivery to Youth in the Child Welfare System
Deadline: Jul. 19
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to develop and evaluate programs that promote the safety and well-being of children and families and that allow youth, where safe and appropriate, to return to families from which they have been removed, by building relationship skills to mitigate risk and to promote protective and resiliency factors in youth who have experienced trauma or abuse. Projects will target youth in the child welfare system, or those at risk of entering the child welfare system, including LGBTQ, pregnant and parenting teens, and other youth with significant risk factors. For more information, click here.

ACF Projects of National Significance: American Indian Developmental Disabilities Leadership Development Initiative
Deadline: Jul. 22
The Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) and the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) within the ACF, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announce the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 funds to award one cooperative agreement to develop leadership among people with developmental disabilities, to include intellectual disabilities, and their families, in Native American communities. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Integrating Trauma-Informed and Trauma-Focused Practice in Child Protective Service (CPS) Delivery
Deadline: Jul. 25
Projects funded under this FOA will: 1) Replicate and scale up trauma-focused treatments to reduce traumatic stress reactions for one or more targeted groups of children in contact with the child welfare systems; 2) Take the steps necessary for the child welfare system to become more trauma-informed and receptive to the introduction or expansion of trauma-focused treatments; and 3) Put into place those supports necessary to successfully implement and sustain the treatment models. Grant funds may be used for the process of service transformation efforts to improve mental and behavioral health services and further develop trauma-informed child welfare systems. Activities may include, but are not limited to training, installation, implementation, and evaluation. Successful applicants will design a plan to sustain service transformations within their child welfare service delivery systems. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Early Education Partnerships to Expand Protective Factors for Children with Child Welfare Involvement
Deadline: Jul. 25
The purpose of this FOA is to support school-based initiatives to implement multi-disciplinary interventions building on protective factors for children who are at risk of child abuse and neglect or are currently in the child welfare system. Applications will represent viable partnerships that include commitments from child welfare and early childhood (e.g., Head Start, Early Head Start, state Pre-K) and may involve health and mental health organizations. These 17-month infrastructure building grants will improve collaboration between early childhood and child welfare programs with the goal of maximizing the number of children involved in the child welfare system who are enrolled in early childhood programs. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Child Welfare – Education System Collaborations to Increase Educational Stability
Deadline: Jul. 26
The purpose of this FOA is to build collaborations between child welfare systems and Education systems to increase the educational stability of children in or at risk of entering the child welfare system. Child welfare systems may identify the neighborhoods or school districts that serve the highest number of children involved in the child welfare system, and develop collaborative policies, procedures, and programs that will increase the educational stability and school success for those children, particularly those aged 10-17 years. For more information, click here.

ACF Family Connection Grants: Using Family Group Decision-making to Build Protective Factors for Children and Families
Deadline: Jul. 27
The purpose of this FOA is to support demonstration projects that test the effectiveness of family group decision-making as a service approach that prevents children from entering foster care, thereby reducing the time that these children and families are involved with the child welfare system. Projects will engage families in building protective factors and reducing risk factors for children and families, and will address related domestic violence, mental health, and substance abuse issues. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for a Tribal Research Center on Early Childhood under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program and the Head Start Act’s Head Start and Early Head Start Programs
Deadline: Aug. 1
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) is soliciting applications for a cooperative agreement to support a Tribal Research Center for Early Childhood that will provide leadership and support to promote excellence in community-based participatory research and evaluation of ACF early childhood initiatives that serve Tribal communities (i.e., Home Visiting, Head Start, Early Head Start). The Center is expected to engage in a variety of activities that are designed to identify and develop effective practices and systems for home visiting, Head Start, and Early Head Start programs in Tribal communities, to establish the culturally meaningful processes and outcomes of those programs, to build research capacity within Tribal communities, and to build the capacity of researchers to conduct research and evaluation in partnership with Tribal communities. For more information, click here.

ACF Projects of National Significance: Data Collection for Supporting Families
Deadline: Aug. 8
The Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) within the ACF announced the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 funds to award one cooperative agreement to plan, develop and implement one longitudinal data collection and analysis project relating to supports and services provided to families of individuals with developmental disabilities, including individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID/DD). The data project shall develop key definitions related to supports and services; collect state level baseline data; create a standard set of key State indicators that can be used to benchmark progress; develop a profile of such supports and services that can be updated and used to track trends; and develop an online data dashboard that could be utilized to track, compare and contrast progress made on achieving outcomes at the National and State levels. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding to Establish or Improve Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities
Deadline: Aug. 9
This provides for the award of grants for Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) to assist Protection and Advocacy Systems (P & As) in: Promoting full participation in the electoral process for individuals with disabilities, including registering to vote, casting a vote, and accessing polling places; Developing proficiency in the use of voting systems and technologies as they affect individuals with disabilities; Demonstrating and evaluating the use of such systems and technologies by individuals with disabilities (including blindness) in order to assess the availability and use of such systems and technologies for such individuals; and Providing T/TA for non-visual access. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program for Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Deadline: Aug. 23
These grants will support the development of comprehensive, teen pregnancy prevention programs. The Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) emphasizes a medically accurate approach, replicating effective programs or elements of programs that have been proven – on the basis of rigorous, scientific research – to change behavior. Behavioral changes may include delaying sexual activity, increasing condom or contraceptive use for sexually active youth, or reducing pregnancy. The inclusion of “adulthood preparation subjects” – to help youth in their transition to young adulthood – is also a key element of this program. The structure of the grant is one planning year and the subsequent three years of program implementation. Consultation with Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, as required by the authorizing legislation, will inform the development of the Tribal PREP program. For more information, click here.

NIH Funding for Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children Grant
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2015
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute of Nursing Research encourages R01 applications to improve health outcomes for women, infants and children, by stimulating interdisciplinary research focused on maternal nutrition and pre-pregnancy obesity. Maternal health significantly impacts not only the mother but also the intrauterine environment, and subsequently fetal development and the health of the newborn. For more information, click here.