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State Oral Disease Prevention Program Grant
Deadline: May 29
The overall purpose of the State Oral Health Program is to assist state health departments to build and/or maintain effective public health capacity for implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of best practices in oral disease prevention and advancement of oral health objectives. Grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded. For more information, click here.

FY 2013 Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Assistance FOA
Deadline: May 31
On May 9, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that  the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will award approximately $150 million under the FY 2013 Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Assistance funding opportunity through formula-based supplemental awards to eligible section 330 funded health centers. For more information,
click here.

CDC Promoting, Strengthening and Enhancing Disease Prevention by Collaboration with Targeted Stakeholders Grant
Deadline: Jun. 5
The purpose of this grant is to increase accurate information on social media and educate WIC staff about vaccine recommendation and best practices by working with targeted stakeholders, including WIC staff, coalitions, stakeholders and parents. These activities will in the long term reduce barriers and lead to the reduction of morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases. For more information, click here.

National Information & Referral Support Center Grant
Deadline: Jun. 5
Administration for Community Living (ACL)/Administration on Aging (AoA) has supported the National Aging Information & Referral Support Center (the Support Center). The Support Center was established to assist the aging network of State Agencies on Aging, Area Agencies on Aging, Tribal organizations, and local aging information and referral (I&R) providers enhance the quality and professionalism of their information and assistance systems. Since 2003, the Support Center has provided technical assistance and training to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs). The Support Center provides comprehensive information and technical assistance on a variety of issues relating to information and assistance on aging and more recently programs for people with disabilities. Aging and disability I&R programs and ADRCs continue to evolve and expand their ability to provide person-centered access to information and assistance. I&Rs and ADRCs are working to improve collaboration and coordination to better serve aging and disability populations, families, and caregivers. To assist the aging and disability networks, including ADRCs, to respond to these and other emerging issues ACL will fund a new Cooperative Agreement to provide technical assistance and training. For more information, click here.

Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Centers Grant
Deadline: Jun. 7
The purpose of the MCH Workforce Development Centers Program is to support workforce development for State Title V program leaders and staff to meet current public health MCH policy and programmatic imperatives in four key topic areas around implementation of the ACA: (1) access to care; (2) quality improvement; (3) systems integration; and (4) population health management. Up to four (4) national training hubs, or one central hub, based in institutions of higher education, will coordinate training efforts around the key topic areas, to enhance the capacity of the MCH workforce to lead and/or engage in ongoing ACA implementation and public health transformation. Formal and informal academic-practice partnerships between the national training hub(s) and State Title V programs and as appropriate, other national partners will be required to accomplish the goals of this program. For more information, click here.

Implementing Improved Services for Children and Youth with ASD and DDs Grant
Deadline: Jun. 10
The purpose of this grant is to improve access to comprehensive, coordinated health care and related services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other related developmental disabilities (DDs). Funding will support improved state systems of care and the implementation of activities focused on improving early screening, coordination of family services, and increasing ASD/DD awareness. For more information, click here.

Planning Improved Services for Children and Youth with ASD and DDs Grant
Deadline: Jun. 10
This grant supports applicants in the planning and development of activities that are designed to improve state systems of care for children and youth with ASD and related DDs and increase access to comprehensive coordinated health care. For more information, click here.

Diligent Recruitment of Families for Children in the Foster Care System
Deadline: Jun. 10
This announcement solicits applications to fund cooperative agreements, for the purpose of developing programs to recruit resource families for children in foster care. Applications submitted in response to this announcement should propose projects that will: 1) Implement comprehensive, multi-faceted diligent recruitment programs for resource families, including kinship, foster, concurrent, and adoptive families for children and youth served by public child welfare agencies; effectively identify, engage and support resource families as a means of improving permanency outcomes and building lasting connections for children in foster care. 2) Integrate the diligent recruitment programs into the Child and Family Service Plan and with other agency programs, including foster care case planning and permanency planning processes, to facilitate active concurrent planning activities; 3) Demonstrate the capacity to use this project as a transformative platform for improved system response to permanency and building connections, incorporating changes at the policy and practice level and embracing the philosophy of permanency beginning at entry into the child welfare system; 4) Evaluate the implementation of the comprehensive diligent recruitment programs to document processes and potential linkages between diligent recruitment strategies and improved outcomes; and; 5) Develop identifiable sites that other states/locales seeking to implement improved diligent recruitment methods can look at for guidance, insight and possible replication. For more information, click here.

Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant Program Grant
Deadline: Jun. 17
The purpose of this grant is to 1) purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that have been approved, or cleared for marketing, by the Food and Drug Administration; 2) provide defibrillator and basic life support training in AED usage through the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, or other nationally recognized training courses, and 3) place the AEDs in rural communities with local organizations. For more information, click here.

National Resource Center on CDSME Programs Grant
Deadline: Jun. 17
The center will assist states, the aging, disability and public health networks, and their partners to increase access to and sustain evidence-based prevention programs, particularly Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs that improve the health and quality of life of older adults and adults with disabilities. The center will serve as a national clearinghouse of tools and information on CDSMEs. For more information, click here.

Projects to Establish Individual Development Account (IDA) Programs for Refugees Grant
Deadline: Jun. 17
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for projects to establish and manage Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) for low-income refugee participants. Eligible refugee participants who enroll in these projects will open and contribute systematically to IDAs for specified Savings Goals, including home ownership, business capitalization, vehicles for educational or work purposes, professional certification, and education (limited to postsecondary education, college entrance exam fees, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and GED preparation and test fees). Successful grantees will be expected to coordinate their policies and procedures for developing and administering refugee IDA projects with ORR and with the existing refugee IDA network. For more information,
click here.

Building State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Partnerships for Community Preparedness and Response Grant
Deadline: Jun. 18
Grantees will work to improve community preparedness and response, and to strengthen resiliency in order to reduce injury related morbidity and mortality in public health emergencies and strengthen community and national recovery in the aftermath. The grantee will innovatively identify key issues that could impact communities, states, and regions and that will foster national collaboration. For more information, click here.

State and Regional Approaches to Improving Access to Services for CYE Grant
Deadline: Jun. 19
This grant provides up to seven grants to support state and local governments in their efforts to improve access to health and other services for children and youths with epilepsy (CYE)residing in rural and/or medically underserved areas. For more information, click here.

Advancing aSBI and CHOICES in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations through Training and Technical Assistance Grant
Deadline: Jun. 23
The purpose of this announcement is conducting training on Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention (aSBI) and CHOICES and provide technical assistance on implementing the interventions into clinic settings have been identified as barriers for promoting successful adoption and integration into primary care clinics as a standard of care. This program announcement addresses these barriers by focusing on building capacity with the awardee organization(s) to provide training and technical assistance to clinics serving AI/AN populations. Increasing the capacity of organizations to provide a comprehensive approach is anticipated not only to reduce risks for an alcohol-exposed pregnancy in women, but also reduce risky drinking and its associated harms in all men and women, as well as support alcohol screening and brief intervention as a standard of care. For more information, click here.

CDC Implementation of Essentials for Childhood: Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments Grant
Deadline: Jun. 24
This grant supports sustainable and collective impact efforts that promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. State health departments will be funded to 1) coordinate and manage existing and new partnerships with child maltreatment prevention organizations and non-traditional partners to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children; 2) work with partners to identify strategies across sectors that promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments; 3) identify, coordinate, monitor and report on the strategies implemented by multi-sector partners; 4) coordinate improvement processes (e.g., continuous quality improvement) for multi-sector partners to refine strategies that support safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments; and 5) establish state-level impact of these efforts. For more information, click here.

National Innovative Partnerships for Addressing Obesity through Environmental Supports for Nutrition and Physical Activity Grant
Deadline: Jun. 24
Activities conducted under this grant will support the CDC mission by promoting implementation of environmental and system supports within HHS regions that create healthier places and lead to improvements in healthy eating and physical activity behaviors across the U.S. Funded organizations will be expected to lead activities and coordinate with other CDC grantees working on obesity prevention. For more information, click here.

Building and Supporting Core Public Health Capacities Related to Violence and Injury Prevention Grant
Deadline: Jun. 25
The purpose of this grant is to strengthen violence and injury prevention programs by enhancing state and local health departments. The grantee will help to increase the adoption and implementation of public health violence and injury policy and evidence based program strategies. For more information, click here.

Street Outreach Program Grant
Deadline: Jun. 28
This will fund 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 are provided in areas where street youth congregate and are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices regarding where they live and how they behave. For more information, click here.

Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Grant|
Deadline: Jul. 15
The purpose of this grant is to strengthen and improve the infrastructure and performance of tribal public health agencies and tribal health systems through capacity building and quality improvement. For more information, click here.

RWJF Applying Behavioral Economics Principles to Healthcare Problems Grant
Deadline: Jul. 17, Proposal Brief due Apr. 17
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is accepting proposals that apply the principles and frameworks of behavioral economics to persistent and perplexing health and healthcare problems. Proposals are encouraged from a range of disciplines, including but not limited to behavioral economics, decision theory, economics, public health, sociology, psychology, marketing, nursing and medicine. Through its Pioneer Portfolio program, RWJF expects to make approximately five awards of up to $200,000 each for two-year projects that test innovative solutions to the challenge of reducing the use of low-value services in health care. For more information, click here.

Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight Grants
Deadline: Aug. 1
The purpose of this grant is to expand and improve health insurance rate review and increase transparency in health care pricing by engaging consumers and small businesses in the process. For more information, click here.

Health Care Innovation Awards Round Two Grant
Deadline: Aug. 15
This grant funds applicants who propose new payment and service delivery models that will provide better health, better health care, and lower costs through improved quality for Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP enrollees. For more information, click here.

RWJF Executive Nurses Fellows
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2014 at 3 p.m. EST
The RWJF
Executive Nurse Fellows program is a three-year advanced leadership program for nurses who aspire to lead and shape health care locally and nationally. Fellows strengthen and improve their leadership abilities related to improving health and health care. Awards are open to registered nurses who hold senior leadership positions in health services, scientific and academic organizations, public health and community-based organizations or systems, or national professional, governmental and policy organizations. For more information, click here.

CMS Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of Health Insurance Exchanges
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2014
Through this cooperative agreement, CMS will provide states, the District of Columbia, and consortia of states, with financial assistance for the establishment of exchanges. These awards will provide funds for the state to complete activities for achieving approval in accordance with Section 1321 of the Affordable Care Act and the requirements as established through the rulemaking process. For more information, click here.

NIH Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics Diversity Action Plan
Deadline: Sept. 6, 2016
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) present this funding opportunity to facilitate the training of individuals at all careers levels (the undergraduate, graduate, post baccalaureate, postdoctoral and faculty levels) from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in scientific disciplines relevant to genomics to enable them to pursue genomics research that spans all areas of interest to National Human Genome Research Institute later in their careers. For more information, click here.