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Statewide Collaboratives for Obesity Prevention in Young Children Funding
Deadline: Jul. 17
As part of the overall effort to increase obesity prevention efforts, the CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity announces the opportunity to apply for funds to improve the quality of obesity prevention practices in Early Childcare and Education (ECE) facilities by providing opportunities to ensure equitable access to ECE services that meet the national Preventing Childhood Obesity (2nd Ed.) standard components related to nutrition, breast feeding support, physical activity, and screen time, all of which are key areas for obesity prevention. For more information, click here.

PPHF: Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Opportunities for States, Tribes and Territories
Deadline: Jul. 18
On Jun. 18, HHS announced funding to increase the number of women screened for breast and cervical cancer by providing high quality screening, follow-up, tracking, and patient navigation support services to low income, uninsured and under-insured women in conjunction with the existing CDC National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection program. The closing date for applications is Jul. 18. For more information, click here.

HHS Funding Opportunities for 97 Head Start Service Areas
Deadline: Jul. 18
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the availability of Head Start funding in 97 Head Start service areas across the country. These funding opportunities are consistent with new criteria for quality and accountability in Head Start programs announced in November 2011. These funding opportunities are open to all eligible organizations, and applicants have until Jul. 18 to submit their Head Start grant proposals online through Grants.gov. To provide relevant information and support for all applicants, the Office of Head Start has created an applicant support website that offers a resources to support organizations in gaining a deeper understanding of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs, the funding opportunity announcement, and the evaluation criteria for health and safety, fiscal integrity, and measures of Head Start classroom quality. To see the funding opportunities, click here.

MIECHV Program: Grants to Nonprofit Organizations in Wyoming and North Dakota
Deadline: Jul. 19
On Jun. 19, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced the availability of funds for application by nonprofit organizations in North Dakota and Wyoming. This competition is open to nonprofit organizations proposing to provide services under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) grant program in the Wyoming or North Dakota. Both Wyoming and North Dakota have relinquished MIECHV funds and are not participating in the MIECHV grant program. Accordingly, grant funding is being made available to qualified nonprofit organizations for the purposes described in this funding opportunity announcement. For more information, click here.

CDC Community Health Projects Related to Contamination at Land Reuse and Brownfield Sites
Deadline: Jul. 19
The purpose of the program is to identify, address, and improve public health with the redevelopment of Brownfield and/or land reuse sites. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of Quality Health Care Services, Educational and Community-Based Programs, Environmental Health, Health Communication, Mental Health and Mental Disorders, Nutrition and Overweight, Occupational Safety and Health, Physical Activity and Fitness, and Public Health Infrastructure. These projects will have a particular emphasis on identifying health issues prior to redevelopment and/or assessing changes in community health associated with reuse plans and redevelopment. For more information, click here.

CDC Breastfeeding Promotion and Support Hospital Collaboratives Funding
Deadline: Jul. 19
The objective of this announcement is to increase the proportion of infants who are exclusively breastfed at six months. Projects should include collaborations that support coordinating State Breastfeeding Coalitions to build linkages and capabilities as part of efforts to achieve this objective. Increased funding is expected to be available on activities that support breast feeding promotion and support initiatives. For more information, click here.

CDC Cooperative Agreement for the Development, Operation and Evaluation of an Entertainment Education Program
Deadline: Jul. 20
CDC developed this cooperative agreement to increase awareness and behavioral change concerning public health issues through the use of the television, social media, motion pictures, and other media. For more information, click here.

CDC Partner Support for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Funding
Deadline: Jul. 20
The purpose of this program is to provide funds for organizations with national reach (the capacity to guide the nation in taking action) to support implementation of national, state, and local level strategies that align with select recommendations from the Update to A Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke and Million Hearts™ initiative. For more information, click here.

HRSA Coordinating Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Funding
Deadline: Jul. 20
The purpose of the coordinating center for interprofessional education and collaborative practice (CC-IPECP) is to provide an infrastructure for leadership, expertise, and support to enhance the coordination and capacity building of IPECP among health professions across the U.S. and particularly in medically underserved areas. Through innovative program coordination, scholarly activities, and analytic data collection efforts, the coordinating center will raise the visibility of high-quality, coordinated, team-based care that is well-informed by interprofessional education and best practice models. The CC-IPECP will be a focal point in a growing national effort to foster IPECP among health professions. HRSA intends to partner with other federal agencies, foundations, and public and private organizations to work towards a shared vision to transform a siloed U.S. healthcare system into one that engages patients, families, and communities in collaborative, team-based care. Accordingly, the CC-IPECP will serve as a hub to generate, coordinate, evaluate, and disseminate safe, efficient, effective, and equitable practice models that are essential for education and practice in emerging integrated care delivery systems. For more information, click here.

ACF Grants for Combination Family-finding/Family Group Decision-Making Projects Grant
Deadline: Jul. 20
This Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announcement solicits applications for projects that will demonstrate: the effectiveness of integrated programs of intensive family-finding activities and family group decision-making (FGDM) meetings in supporting connections with family members for the target population of children/youth; and how family members will be engaged in building their capacity to meet the needs of children/youth in their care. These grant programs will conduct: intensive family-finding activities, which utilize search technology, effective family engagement, and other means to locate biological family members for children/youth in the child welfare system, and once identified, work to establish/reestablish relationships and explore ways to establish a permanent family placement for them; and FGDM meetings, which enable families to make decisions and develop plans that nurture children and protect them from abuse and neglect, and when appropriate, address domestic violence issues in a safe manner. For more information, click here.

ACF Initiative to Improve Access to Needs-Driven, Evidence-Based Mental and Behavioral Health Services in Child Welfare
Deadline: Jul. 20
This announcement solicits proposals for projects that will improve the social and emotional well-being of targeted children and youth in child welfare systems that have mental and behavioral health needs. These grants, in the form of cooperative agreements, are designed to: assist public child welfare agencies, through interagency collaboration, in improving adoption outcomes by creating a flexible service array that provides early access to effective mental and behavioral health services that match the needs of children, youth, and families in the service population; support the implementation of evidence-based or evidence-informed screening, assessment, case planning and service array reconfiguration practices in child welfare systems while simultaneously targeting and de-scaling practices and services that: 1) are not effective; and/or 2) do not meet the assessed needs of the target population; identify factors and strategies associated with successful installation, implementation and sustainability of service system changes; and evaluate the effect of implemented system changes on safety, permanency, well-being and adoption outcomes. For more information, click here.

Office of Urban Indian Health Programs Title V HIV/AIDS Funding
Deadline: Jul. 21
The Indian Health Service is accepting limited competitive grant applications for the Office of Urban Indian Health Programs Title V HIV/AIDS program. The purpose of this IHS grant announcement is to enhance HIV testing, including rapid testing and/or standard HIV antibody testing, and to provide a more focused effort to address HIV/AIDS prevention, targeting some of the largest urban Indian populations in the United States. It will also include outreach to high risk urban American Indian/Alaska Native populations, referral for services not provided on-site, and follow-up with referred patients/ clients. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Training and Technical Assistance for State Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Deadline: Jul. 22
The purpose of this ACF project is to improve program performance, statutory compliance and program outcomes across the network of state councils. Toward this end, the grantee will provide technical assistance (TA) to state councils. Under this project, it is expected that initiatives shall be identified and undertaken to support the improvement of State Council operations and performance. The training/technical assistance (T/TA) activities carried out under this project shall be program specific and/or cross cutting to the state councils. For more information, click here.

HRSA Service Area Competition Grant Funding
Deadline: Jul. 25
Health centers improve the health of the Nation's underserved communities and vulnerable populations by ensuring access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services. This funding announcement solicits applications for the Health Center Program Service Area Competition (SAC). The announcement details the SAC eligibility requirements, review criteria and awarding factors for organizations seeking a grant for operational support for an announced service area under the Health Center Program, including Community Health Center, Migrant Health Center, Health Care for the Homeless and/or Public Housing Primary Care. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration Projects
Deadline: Jul. 27
The ACF Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is seeking competitive grant applications to develop and implement programs that provide employment services to noncustodial parents in the child support system as part of a national demonstration framework. These child support-led employment programs will include the following components: 1) case management; 2) employment-oriented services that include job placement and retention services; 3) fatherhood/parenting activities using peer support; and 4) child support order modification, programs to reduce child support debt owed to the state, and help with parenting plans. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for Evaluation of National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration Projects
Deadline: Jul. 27
ACF OCSE invites eligible applicants to submit competitive grant applications to evaluate the National Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration Projects. This evaluation will serve to inform state child support agencies conducting national child support noncustodial parent employment demonstrations about the effectiveness of these programs and common implementation challenges and successes. For more information, click here.

ACYF Funding for Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System
Deadline: Jul. 30
These targeted five-year grants are to be awarded to support: the development or expansion of triage procedures for a subset of families who come to the attention of the child welfare system due to severe housing issues and high service needs; local implementation of supportive housing services that integrate community services for housing and other critical services for the specified target population; customized case management services for children and their parents, as well as trauma informed interventions and evidence-based mental health services through partnerships to access additional services through community-based service providers; and evaluations that examine the process and implementation outcomes for these grants. Grants will further triage efforts outlined in the reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act 2010 through collaborations between child protective services and various community authorities, agencies and providers, focused on intervention, prevention and investigation of child maltreatment. Projects under this funding announcement will serve a subset of families for whom the lack of adequate housing is a factor, in addition to other high service needs, in the imminent placement or placement of the child, or children, in out-of-home care. For more information, click here.

National Diabetes Prevention Program Funding: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes among People at High Risk
Deadline: Jul. 31
The purpose of this funding announcement is to scale (expand) and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). For more information, click here.

Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Funding
Deadline: Jul. 31
The purpose of this announcement is to reduce HIV-related morbidity, mortality and related health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States. Grantees will focus on developing and implementing a demonstration project to address the following goals: increase the proportion of racial and ethnic minorities with HIV who have diagnosed infection by expanding and improving HIV testing capacity, and optimize linkage to, retention in, and re-engagement with care, treatment, and prevention services for newly diagnosed and previously diagnosed racial and ethnic minorities with HIV. These two goals should be achieved by addressing social, economic, clinical, and structural factors influencing HIV health outcomes. For more information, click here.

PPHF 2012: Community Transformation Grants - Small Communities Programs Funding
Deadline: Jul. 31
The overarching purpose of this program is to prevent heart attack, stroke, cancer, diabetes and other leading chronic disease causes of death or disability through implementation of a variety of evidence based programs, policies, and infrastructure improvements to promote healthy lifestyles in small communities that improve health and health behaviors among an intervention population. The program aims to achieve this goal by supporting governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations, from multiple sectors, to implement evidence based strategies that align with their mission and to partner with agencies and organizations in other sectors to improve community health. For more information, click here.

ACF CSBG Training and Technical Assistance Program: RPIC
Deadline: Aug. 6
The Office of Community Services within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announced that competing applications will be accepted for a cooperative agreement to expand the existing Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Network. This cooperative agreement will support an ongoing state, regional and national T/TA strategy for collaboration, capacity-building, and exemplary practice in the CSBG program and among State Community Action Agency Associations, hereafter referred to as state associations. This two-year cooperative agreement will fund 11 Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia (RPIs) to serve as regional focal points and lead the development of a comprehensive and integrated system of T/TA capacity-building activities. Each Regional Performance and Innovation Consortia (RPIC) will coordinate regional T/TA activities among state associations with the central mission of ensuring that all CSBG-eligible entities are able to meet high-quality performance standards and utilize evidence-informed service approaches to address the identified needs of low-income people in communities. For more information, click here.

Greater Rochester Health Foundation Invites Applications for Opportunity Grants
Deadline: Aug. 6 (letter of intent)
Five to ten grants of $50,000 to $200,000 per year will be made to organizations in the foundation's nine-county service area (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties in New York) for programs in prevention and healthcare delivery. Funding available in two areas: prevention – the foundation will invest in public health initiatives that facilitate people's ability to make responsible choices and help them to maintain good health status and prevent illness and disability, and health care delivery – the foundation will support efforts that increase the present and future affordability and clinical quality of greater Rochester's high-quality healthcare system. For more information, click here.

CSBG Training and Technical Assistance Program: ROMA
Deadline: Aug. 6
ACF announces that competing applications will be accepted for a cooperative agreement to enhance the existing local, state, and national accountability and performance management strategies within the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Network. This two-year cooperative agreement will fund one Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) Next Generation Center of Excellence (COE) to develop updated training and technical assistance materials for a comprehensive and integrated system of performance management and accountability within CSBG. The ROMA Next Generation COE will build on the foundation of ROMA, while also integrating evidence-informed approaches to assess program success and impact. For more information, click here.

ACYF Street Outreach Program (SOP) Funding
Deadline: Aug. 6
Today, in communities across the country, young people are living on the streets after running from or being asked to leave homes characterized by abuse, neglect, or parental drug and alcohol abuse. Once on the streets, such youth are at risk of being sexually exploited or abused by adults for pleasure or profit. In addition, such youth may engage in shoplifting, survival sex, or drug dealing in order to provide for their basic needs. Since 1996, SOP has been aiding this population by funding grantees to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to, or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, prostitution or sexual exploitation. These services, which are provided in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices in regards to where they live and how they behave. For more information, click here.

PPHF 2012 – REACH: Obesity and Hypertension Demonstration Projects
Deadline: Aug. 7
Funding provided through this announcement will support the implementation arm of demonstration projects focused on reducing health disparities. It builds upon previous Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) programs (www.cdc.gov/reach) and other health equity-related community health programs and serves as a focused complement to programs working to make population-wide, place-based improvements. For more information, click here.

CDC Viral Hepatitis – Prevention and Surveillance Funding
Deadline: Aug. 13
The purpose of the program is to support the goals of the HHS Viral Hepatitis Action Plan by focusing on addressing national viral hepatitis prevention; and surveillance priorities for increasing testing and access to care and treatment and strengthening surveillance to detect viral hepatitis transmission and disease. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of Immunization and Infectious Diseases: reduce, eliminate, or maintain elimination of new hepatitis B cases among persons two to 18 years; increase hepatitis B vaccine coverage among high-risk populations; reduce hepatitis B infections in adults aged 19 and older; reduce hepatitis B infections among high risk populations – injection drug users and men who have sex with men; reduce new hepatitis C infections; and increase the percentage of persons aware they have hepatitis C infection, as well as reduce tuberculosis. For more information, click here.

CDC Rape Prevention and Education Program Funding
Deadline: Aug. 17
The purpose of the program is to prevent sexual violence by implementing primary prevention strategies designed to change individual, relationship and community level risk and protective factors, by building capacity for implementation and evaluation and by building and sustaining partnerships for prevention. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area of Injury and Violence Prevention. For more information, click here.

ACF Funding for State Systems Interoperability and Integration Projects
Deadline: Aug. 17
ACF, through the Office of Child Support Enforcement, invites eligible applicants to submit competitive grant applications that explore interoperability and integration in health and human services systems (e.g. eligibility and enrollment systems, case management systems, and other related systems.) Applicants are invited to explore system design and implementation options, the costs and benefits of different options, and concrete options for the State and potentially other States to consider. Applicants will also plan to achieve one or more of the following goals: 1) improve service delivery for clients, 2) reduce errors and improve program integrity, or 3) improve administrative efficiency. For more information, click here.

CDC TB Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers Funding
Deadline: Aug. 20
The Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers (RTMCCs) will serve as centers of excellence within their assigned regions with a focus on two major activities 1) increasing Human Resource Development (HRD) for the prevention and control of tuberculosis (TB) through education and training activities, and 2) increasing the capacity for appropriate medical evaluation and management of persons with TB disease and infection through medical consultation. The RTMCCs will be established by a geographical distribution of States throughout the U.S, with three to five centers funded through this announcement. The funds available for core activities will be used to support domestic TB education, training, and medical consultation activities. For more information, click here.

CDC Grants for Immunization and Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program
Deadline: Aug. 20
The purpose of the program is to support efforts to plan, develop, and maintain a public health workforce that helps assure high immunization coverage levels, low incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases, and maintain or improve the ability to respond to public health threats. As a part of this effort, the purpose of the VFC program is to increase access to vaccines for eligible children by supplying federal government-purchased pediatric vaccines to public and private health care providers enrolled in the program. For more information, click here.

ACF TANF Program Integrity Innovation Grants
Deadline: Aug. 20
The ACF Office of Family Assistance is soliciting applications for pilot projects that improve the program integrity and program access of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Cooperative agreements, awarded under this Funding Opportunity Announcement, will support activities designed to reduce improper payments, improve administrative efficiency, and protect and improve program access for eligible beneficiaries of the TANF program. Successful applicants will be required to design and conduct evaluations of their pilot projects, with federal involvement and oversight of the proposed research methodologies to ensure that evaluations are relevant to the pilot projects and of interest to broader State and Federal efforts around TANF program integrity. For more information, click here.

HRSA Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program Funding
Deadline: Aug. 21
The intent of the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program is to build upon past successes, to train the next generation of leaders in developmental-behavioral pediatrics and to provide pediatric practitioners, residents and medical students with essential bio-psychosocial knowledge and clinical expertise. The purpose of the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program is to enhance behavioral, psychosocial and developmental aspects of pediatric care. For more information, click here.

CDC Immunization Information Systems Sentinel Site Project Grant
Deadline: Aug. 21
The Immunization Information System (IIS) Sentinel Site Project aims to advance the use of IIS data and the current knowledge of the benefits and strengths of the IIS, while also contributing to gaps in the scientific literature. The Sentinel Site Project examines vaccine use among children aged 0-18 years in the IIS Sentinel Site area, develops methodologies for IIS data analysis and evaluates IIS system functionality to identify best practices. The projects explored by Sentinel Sites often have broader implications for the IIS community, and introduce new and innovative ideas to IIS operations in the state. For more information, click here.

RWJF Center for Sharing Public Health Services Shared Services Learning Community 2012 Call for Proposals
Deadline: Aug. 29
In order to better understand the opportunity and impact of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) among public health agencies, RWJF will provide two-year grants of up to $125,000 to up to eighteen teams of public health officials, policymakers, and other stakeholders that are exploring, implementing and/or improving CJS arrangements between two or more public health agencies. RWJF seeks proposals from teams that include, at a minimum, public health leaders and policymakers (i.e., public administrators, board members, and/or elected officials) from each jurisdiction involved in the sharing effort. An optional applicant webinar will be held on Jun. 26, to answer questions on the program. Registration is required. For more information, click here.

Accelerating the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB in the USAPIs Funding
Deadline: Aug. 31
The purpose of this announcement is to strengthen core HIV, viral hepatitis, STD and TB prevention and treatment efforts in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPIs), support cross-cutting activities across programs (e.g., surveillance, screening, evaluation and data systems), and reduce the administrative and reporting requirements. This will be done by: optimizing public health service delivery by expanding service integration; maximizing opportunities to screen, test, treat and/or vaccinate those in need of these services; improving the health among populations negatively affected by multiple diseases; and collaborating across program areas and improving operations through the use of shared data. For more information, click here.

HRSA Health Center Controlled Networks Grant
Deadline: Sept. 10
This announcement solicits applications for Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN) in fiscal year 2013. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking to provide grants to HCCNs to advance the adoption and implementation of Health Information Technology and to support quality improvement in health centers throughout the United States and its territories. HCCN grants will support the adoption and meaningful use of certified electronic health records and technology-enabled quality-improvement strategies in health centers. For more information, click here.

HRSA EMSC State Partnership Grant Program
Deadline: Sept. 26
The overall mission of the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program is to reduce the prevalence of pediatric morbidity and mortality that may occur as a result of acute illness and severe injury. To accomplish this mission, the EMSC Program works to institutionalize pediatric-centered healthcare programs within States, and promotes the value and importance of Integration. Integrating the pediatric population's emergency healthcare needs and resources will improve the process, access, and delivery of the emergency medical services system to respond, provide intervention, and transport to the most appropriate healthcare facility; and the pediatric-readiness of health institutions to medically manage and adequately treat children in emergency situations all across the country. For more information, click here.

HRSA Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Solid Organ Donation Grant
Deadline: Nov. 30
The overall goal of this grant program is to: (1) reduce the gap between the demand for organ transplants and the supply of organs from deceased donors by identifying successful strategies that can serve as model interventions to increase deceased organ donation and, (2) increase the knowledge of options available through living donation among patients who may need transplants and/or individuals considering serving as a living donor. Accordingly, this program will support sound applied research efforts to test the effectiveness of strategies that target any of the three program objectives listed below. The first two objectives pertain to deceased donation; the third relates to living donation. The specific objectives of this grant program are to increase, and improve understanding of how to increase: 1) individual commitment to be a deceased organ donor and documentation of that commitment; 2) consent of family (or others authorized to consent) for organ donation for a deceased relative; 3) the knowledge of the process, risks, advantages and disadvantages of deceased and living donation among patients who may need an organ and/or individuals considering serving as a living donor. For more information, click here.