Funding Opportunity: Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is offering funding for the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program for fiscal year 2013. The purpose of the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) is to increase the number of innovative community initiated programs that promote access to health care for children, youth and their families nationwide, and employ preventive health strategies. This program most closely supports HRSA’s goals tho improve access to quality health care and services, to build healthy communities, and the improve health equate. HTPCP funding supports direct service projects, not research projects. The intent of this funding is:
- To support the development of family-centered, comity-based initiatives that plan and implement innovative and cost-effective approaches for vulnerable children and their families, especially those with limited access to quality health services
- Foster/promote collaboration among community organizations, individuals, agencies, businesses and families
- Involve pediatricians and other pediatric health professionals in community-based service programs
- Build community and statewide partnerships among professionals in health, education, social services, government, and business to achieve self-sustaining programs.
HTPCP encourages the use of innovative health information technology to increase access to a wide variety of stakeholders in communities.
Application deadline: September 21, 2012
Click here to access the full announcement and eligibility information: http://1.usa.gov/Ok1he5