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NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

The NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08) FOA http://1.usa.gov/1knYiQ7  has been reissued April 29, 2014. The G08 program provides funding for projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and the health care providers who care for those populations. For more information about the G08 FOA see http://1.usa.gov/1lE9mwt

The application deadline is July 30, 2014.

If there are questions, please contact:  Dr. Alan VanBiervliet, NLM – alan.vanbiervliet@nih.gov

Funding Opportunity: Urban Native Nonprofit Human Service Focus Grants

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

The First Nations Development Institute and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition are accepting applications from nonprofit organizations that increase the availability and effectiveness of comprehensive community programming in urban Indian centers and communities. The project also supports new and expanded activities in urban Indian environments with the goal of improving opportunities that can be attained in all Native American urban communities.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

Find more information about the Urban Native Nonprofit Human Service Focus Grants online: http://bit.ly/1lM3rnx

Funding Opportunity: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture requests applications for the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program. The program supports the development of Community Food Projects with one-time infusion of federal dollars to make such projects self-sustaining and encourage long term planning activities.

The First Nations Development Institute has developed a webinar to aid in the application process.  The archived webinar, “I’m Thinking of Applying for the USDA Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program,” is available on the First Nations Development Institute website under Previous Webinars in 2014: http://bit.ly/1qR2Ogh

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

Find more information about the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program online: http://1.usa.gov/PMOWpA

STEP-UP Summer Research Program for American Indian/Alaska Native High School Students and Mentors

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

The Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) is a federally funded program managed and supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK). The overall goal of the NIDDK’s STEP-UP program is to build and sustain a biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social science research pipeline focused on NIDDK mission areas. The project aims to expose American Indian/Alaska Native current year junior and senior high school students to the science of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition and obesity through an 8-10 week summer research program.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2014

More information is available online: http://1.usa.gov/1ng3IB7

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

The National Health Service Corps opened their 2013 Loan Repayment Program application cycle. The program offers primary care medical, dental, mental and behavioral health providers the opportunity to have their student loans repaid while serving in communities with limited access to care. Urban Indian Health programs are noted as approved sites.
 
Application Deadline: March 20, 2014

More information is available online: http://1.usa.gov/1fuzYLu

Circles of Care Mental Health and Wellness Grants

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental health Services is accepting applications for Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental health and Wellness of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities grants.  The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based, coordinated system of care approach to support mental health and wellness for children, youth and families.

Application deadline: March 7, 2014
Award amount: Up to $400,000 per year for up to 3 years

For more information and to apply for the grant visit the grants.gov website: http://1.usa.gov/1amPrwY

National Prevention Partnership Awards

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Got an innovative for health information, health promotion or preventive health education?  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the availability of grants for community health programs. The Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards Programs, http://1.usa.gov/1iLspVq, is designed to establish a national effort to create a network of partnerships and resources to promote health and wellness, educate and train, and establish communication programs for all community populations, regardless of social and economic barriers and race and ethnicity. Both 1 year and 3 year awards are available. Successful applicants will be individual organizations that coordinate multiple partners in activity implementation.

Clinical and Health Research Health Disparities Summer Program

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

The Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) is accepting applications for its Health Disparities Research Summer Immersion program. This is a paid intensive summer research experience for graduate students in all health sciences fields from across the country. It is a great opportunity for students to gain experience in the process of research as well as gain insight into topics in health disparities research. In addition, students will attend weekly seminars that explore health disparities questions and problems as well as scientific approaches, research methods, and career issues.

Application Deadline: February 4, 2014. The program includes monthly pay and travel to Ann Arbor. Find more information about the Health Disparities Summer Program here: http://bit.ly/1i09G8e

We R Native and Reconnecting the Circle eBook Cultural Values Contest for Native Youth

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

We R Native and Reconnecting the Circle announce a joint eBook contest for Native American youth ages 13 to 24.  The eBook contest invites youth to think about their cultural values and express themselves using a medium of their choice – essay, photography, graphics, illustration, video, audio or a combination. Cultural values include respect, honesty, love, bravery, humility, truth and wisdom.

Find more information about the eBook Cultural Values Contest online: http://bit.ly/JyL9bM

Contest deadline: January 31, 2014

HIV Prevention Trials Network Scholars Program

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) offers a scholarship program for early-career U.S. minority investigators.  The program seeks to increase opportunities for scientists from groups under-represented in HIV prevention research.  Investigators who have received their terminal degree (MD, PhD, etc) and want to work with a mentor scientist in the Network to complete a research project based upon an existing HPTN research study are encouraged to apply.

Deadline to Identify a Mentor: December 13, 2013
Application Deadline: January 15, 2014

Find more information about the HIV Prevention Trials Network Scholars Program online: http://bit.ly/1jikVYJ