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 serving AI/AN communities. Circle of Care grantees will focus on reducing the gap between the need for mental health services, as well as 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.
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Deadline: Jan. 3, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration calls for applications for the Rural Health Network Development Planning Program (Network Planning). The purpose of the Network Planning program is to assist in the development of an integrated health care network, specifically for entities that do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts. The Network Planning Program promotes the planning and development of health care networks to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate and improve quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural health care system. For more information, click here.
The MCH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network
Deadline: Jan. 6, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration is soliciting applications for the MCH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network. The purpose of this cooperative agreement opportunity is to support the creation and/or maintenance of a transdisciplinary, multisite research network that will accelerate the translation of developmental science into MCH practice, promote scientific collaboration and develop additional research capacity in the fields of adolescent and young adult health. One institution serves as the primary awardee and oversees and facilitates all Network activities. For more information, click here.
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2017
This initiative encourages research to reduce health disparities among children. Targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities, including biological, lifestyle, environmental, social, economic, institutional, cultural and family; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known health condition and/or disability; and studies that test and evaluate the comparative effectiveness of health promotion interventions conducted in traditional and nontraditional settings. For more information, click here (R01) or here (R21).
Chronic Illness Self-Management in Children and Adolescents
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2017
The purpose of this announcement is to encourage research to improve self-management and quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic conditions. For more information, click here (R01) or here (R21).
Pregnancy in Women with Disabilities (R01)
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2017
This National Institutes of Health funding opportunity encourages research project grants investigating the incidence, course and outcomes of pregnancy among women with disabilities. Areas of interest also include studies to inform preconceptionally and antenatal counseling and strategies for addressing barriers to prenatal care, management of pregnancy, the puerperium and the transition to parenthood to optimize outcomes for women with physical, intellectual and developmental and/or sensory disabilities and their families. For more information, click here.
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2017 (Letter of Intent)
This funding opportunity from the National Institutes of Health seeks applications that propose basic and/or translational research studies regarding the developing neurovascular unit, perinatal stroke injury/repair response, and/or stroke related etiologies and risk factors are requested. Applications that address research vascular, hemostatic, hematopoietic and/or immune cell activities in the developing brain are preferred. The intent is to stimulate research that will identify therapeutic targets in perinatal stroke. For more information, click here.
Service Area Competition, Additional Areas: Honolulu, Hawaii; College Station, Texas; and Rock Springs, Wyoming
Deadline: Jan. 9, 2017
This funding opportunity from the Health Resources and Services Administration is for the Health Center Program's Service Area Competition. The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the nation's medically underserved. The purpose of this opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center Program. For more information, click here.
Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network: Series 2 (HV CoIIN 2.0)
Deadline: Jan. 11, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the dissemination and scale-up of the most effective practices and interventions identified under the Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (HV CoIIN) and to research the development of tools and resources to advance quality improvement practices within the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program. The purpose of this program is to plan, manage and execute the scaling up of clinical and other interventions found to be effective in different contexts within the previous HV CoIIN in alleviating maternal depression; promoting early child development as well as identifying related delays and linking families to services; increasing initiation and duration of breastfeeding; and enhancing and increasing family participation in the home visiting program. For more information, click here.
Home Visiting Research and Development Platform
Deadline: Jan. 11, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration is soliciting application for the Home Visiting Research and Development Platform. The purpose of the competition is to support a transdisciplinary research network for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building for innovative home visiting research. The research network will produce meaningful impacts that will significantly extend the evidence-base of home visiting. For more information, click here.
Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaboratives Program
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the Sickle Cell Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaboratives Program. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to fund regional coordinating centers that will establish regional networks, provide leadership and support for regional and statewide activities that will develop and establish systemic mechanisms to improve the prevention and treatment of Sickle Cell Disease. For more information, click here.
Dr. Margaret C. Freda Graduate Nursing Scholarship Award
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017
The March of Dimes is accepting scholarship applications for registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal and child nursing. Scholarships will recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies. For more information, click here.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Implementation Center for HIV Clinical Quality Improvement
Deadline: Jan. 17, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration solicits applications for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Implementation Center for HIV Clinical Quality Improvement. The purpose of this program is to assist RWHAP recipients and subrecipients with implementing clinical quality improvement methodologies and concepts, as required by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009, to improve HIV health outcomes for people living with HIV. For more information, click here.
Pilot Clinical Trials in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease Participating Clinical Centers
Deadline: Jan. 17, 2017 (Letter of Intent)
The National Institutes of Health funding opportunity will initiate and implement a network of participating clinical centers to perform pilot and feasibility studies of therapies to slow or reverse the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in children. These pilot studies will seek to optimize critical elements of a full-scale randomized control trial design. To apply as a data coordinating center, click here. To apply as a participating clinical center, click here.
Contraception Research Centers Program
Deadline: Jan. 18, 2017
The National Institutes of Health funding opportunity is to support and facilitate multidisciplinary approaches to the development of new and/or improved contraceptive methods for men and women. This opportunity expands the scope of the former program by calling for centers to inform contraceptive development and improve contraceptive use by integrating the biomedical research and development with behavioral and social science research. For more information, click here.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program National Training and Technical Assistance Programs for Resource, Dissemination, Improved Data and Organizational Development
Deadline: Jan. 19, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for a national training and technical assistance program to fund a series of activities to provide support to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients and subrecipient providers. These activities will support several programs focus areas intended to enhance access to high quality HIV care and support services for low income, underinsured, uninsured and underserved people living with HIV. For more information, click here.
Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network
Deadline: Jan. 20, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network. The purpose of this program is to decrease maternal and child morbidity and mortality associated with pre- and post-natal environmental exposures. One organization will be funded to implement and support a network of national and regional teratogen information counseling centers. This program is intended to be a resource for women of reproductive age, their partners and healthcare providers, with an emphasis on vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations. For more information, click here.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A Planning Council and Transitional Grant Area Planning Body Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration cooperative agreement goal is to provide comprehensive technical assistance to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A Planning Council and Transitional Grant Area Planning (TGA) Bodies that will enable them to enhance their abilities to successfully meet legislative responsibilities. HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau will engage an organization with national reach to provide Planning Council and TGA Planning Body-related technical assistance to recipients, jurisdictional leadership and support staff. For more information, click here.
Predoctoral Pediatric Training in General Dentistry and Hygiene
Deadline: Jan. 30, 2017
This Health Resources and Services Administration funding opportunity focuses on enhancing clinical pediatric, predoctoral dental and hygiene training on children, ages 0 to 5, to improve the oral health of vulnerable, underserved and rural pediatric populations. For more information, click here.
Maternal and Child Environmental Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN)
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017
The Health Resources and Services Administration solicits applications for the Maternal and Child Environmental Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (MCEH CoIIN). The purpose of this program is to support and improve coordinated systems of care within states to address the needs of maternal, infant and child populations within those states that are at risk for or experience exposure to lead. For more information, click here.