Rural Health Network Development Program
Deadline: Nov. 28, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration solicits applications for the Rural Health Network Development Program. The purpose of this program is to support mature, integrated rural health care networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network in order to address the health care needs of the targeted rural community. Awardees will address the following statutory charges: achieve efficiencies; expand access, coordinate and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural health care system overall. For more information, click here.
Learning Disabilities Research Centers
Deadline: Nov. 28, 2016 (Letter of Intent)
The National Institutes of Health is accepting applications for the Learning Disabilities Research Centers (LDRCs). The LDRCs will focus on generating new scientific knowledge to inform our understanding of learning disabilities (LDs) and comorbid conditions through synergistic, integrated and team-based transdisciplinary science. This funding opportunity announcement invites both foundational and translational, transdisciplinary research addressing the definition, classification, etiology, diagnosis, epidemiology, early identification, prevention-based approaches and remediation of children, adolescents or adults, identified with or at risk for LDs. For more information, click here.
Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2016
This Department of Housing and Urban Development funding opportunity will select up to 10 communities to participate in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to develop and execute a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. The purpose of YHDP is to learn how communities can approach the goal of preventing and ending youth homelessness by building comprehensive systems of care for young people. For more information, click here.
Engaging Youth and Young Adults from Health Disparity Populations in the HIV Treatment Cascade
Deadline: Dec. 7, 2016
The National Institutes of Health is accepting applications for an initiative that will support research projects that implement and test comprehensive service approaches to engage and retain youth and young adults (ages 12 to 25) from health disparity populations in the HIV Treatment Cascade, which includes diagnosis, linkage to care, engagement in care, retention in care, initiation of antiretroviral therapy and achievement of viral suppression. For more information, click here.
National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks
Deadline: Dec. 12, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration welcomes applications for a National Coordinating Center to provide support for the Regional Genetics Network in improving access to genetics services, with emphasis on medically underserved populations. For more information, click here.
National Genetics Education and Family Support Center
Deadline: Dec. 13, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration solicits applications for the National Genetics Education and Family Support Center to improve family engagement for individuals who have or are at-risk of having a genetic condition by providing support for such individuals and families, supplying education and resources on genetic conditions and linking individuals and families to services, especially those in underserved areas. For more information, click here.
Rural Health Research Dissemination Cooperative Agreement
Deadline: Dec. 14, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the Rural Health Research Dissemination Cooperative Agreement. The purpose of this program is to disseminate and market rural health services research funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to diverse audiences, such as decision makers and rural stakeholders, at national, state and community levels, with the goal of informing and raising awareness of key policy issues important to rural communities. For more information, click here.
Regional Genetics Network
Deadline: Dec. 14, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the Regional Genetics Network (RGNs) to improve health equity and health outcomes in individuals with genetic conditions, reduce morbidity and mortality caused by genetic conditions, and to strengthen and improve the quality of coordinated follow-up treatment for comprehensive genetic services. The purpose of the RGNs is to link medically underserved populations; implement quality improvement activities to increase the connection with genetic services for the medically underserved; implement evidence-based, innovative models of telehealth; and provide resources to genetic service providers, public health officials and families. For more information, click here.
Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental Health and Wellness of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives Communities
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2016
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for the Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental Health and Wellness of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Communities (Circle of Care VII) grants. These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health services in AI/AN communities. Circle of Care grantees will focus on reducing the gap in the need for mental health services and the availability and coordination of mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders in AI/AN communities for children, youth, young adults and their families. For more information, click here.