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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.

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 ( 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.

Indian Health Service Grant for Public Health Nursing
Deadline: Aug. 17
Indian Health Service (IHS) is accepting applications for the Public Health Nursing (PHN) cooperative agreement. The purpose of this IHS cooperative agreement is to improve specific health outcomes of an identified high risk group of patients through a community case management model that utilizes the PHN as a case manager. 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.

Call For Proposals: Quality Improvement (QI) Award Program
Deadline: Aug. 20
The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) is accepting proposals for the second cycle of the QI Award Program. Through the program, NNPHI will provide health departments with $5,000 awards coupled with 15 hours of individualized QI assistance from an experienced QI Coach to conduct a QI project that results in measureable change. Selected health departments will also be provided with additional opportunities such as educational webinars with QI experts and sponsored attendance at a national accreditation and QI-focused meeting (the "Open Forum Meeting for Quality Improvement in Public Health"). 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.

CMS Adult Medicaid Quality Grant for Measuring and Improving the Quality of Care in Medicaid
Deadline: Aug. 31
The overarching goal of this funding opportunity is to support States in developing their capacity for standardized collection and reporting of data on the quality of health care provided to adults covered by Medicaid. It also seeks to strengthen states’ analytic capacity to use the data in measuring and improving the quality of care for the approximately 30 million adults currently enrolled in Medicaid. 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.

AHRQ Grants for Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections
Deadline: Sept. 25
The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) is soliciting grant applications for funding to conduct Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects (R18) that propose to address strategies and approaches for prevention, reduction, and effective management of HAIs. 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.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research
Deadline: Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. EDT
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program develops and supports a new generation of creative health policy thinkers and researchers within the disciplines of economics, political science and sociology. Each year the program selects up to nine highly qualified individuals for two-year fellowships at one of three nationally prominent universities with the expectation that they will make important research contributions to future U.S. health policy. For more information, click here.

AHRQ Large Research Projects for Healthcare-Associated Infections
Deadline: Nov. 5
AHRQ solicits grant applications for funding to conduct Large Research Projects that propose to advance the base of knowledge for detection, prevention, reduction, and effective management of HAIs. 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.