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Archive for the ‘Scholarships and Grants’ Category

Funding Opportunities Roundup pt. 2

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Part C Capacity Development Program

Health Resources and Services Administration  – Funding to assist eligible entities to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and to increase their capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary health care services for people in underserved or rural communities.

Deadline: May 30, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/xk2Sl

 

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Veterans to BSN Coordinating Center

Bureau of Health Professions  – Offers funding to operate a coordinating center to support the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Veterans to BSN grantees by providing technical assistance, data collection, and program assessment

Deadline: June 7, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/GU9Gv

 

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Funds Program

American Academy of Pediatrics  – Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives.

Deadline: July 31, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/RQhOz

 

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning Funds Program

American Academy of Pediatrics – Grants for pediatricians to develop innovative, community-based initiatives that increase children’s access to medical homes or to specific health services not otherwise available.

Deadline: July 31, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/ME5zj

 

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Implementation Funds Program

American Academy of Pediatrics  – Funding to support pediatricians in the initial and/or pilot stage of implementing a community-based child health projects related to medical home access, health services to uninsured/underinsured, secondhand smoke exposure, immunization programs, and Native American child health.

Deadline: July 31, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/hpCrk

 

Street Outreach Program

Administration for Children and Families  – Grants to fund organizations who provide street-based services to runaways, homeless populations, and street youth who have been subjected to, or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, prostitution, or sexual exploitation.

Deadline: June 28, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/mO5WG

 

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Veterans Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program

Bureau of Health Professions  – Funding to develop and implement career ladder programs to increase the enrollment of veterans in bachelor’s of science in nursing programs. Preference will be given to programs that benefit rural and underserved populations.

Deadline: June 7, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/QrfZK

 

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity (Round 8)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  – Supports research on environmental and policy strategies to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among low-income and racial/ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity.

Deadline: July 10, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/xhjVR

 

Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  – Provides two years of support for postdoctoral scholars for research and leadership projects to address population health and policy change.

Deadline: September 30, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/2KzdX

 

OMH Announces State Partnership Grants for Improving Minority Health

States and U.S. territories are invited to apply for funds through the Office of Minority Health’s State Partnership Program.  The program seeks to demonstrate how strategic partnerships can improve the health status of minority populations.  OMH offers grants of up to $150,000 for efforts that:

- address data needs regarding health disparities;

- develop partnerships and systems to improve access to health care;

- implement targeted health-issue interventions that promote sciences-based health promotion and disease prevention research;

- advance strategic plans and policies; or

- support state-level health practices.

Deadline: May 28, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/88LLS

Funding Opportunities Roundup pt. 1

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

State and Regional Approaches to Improving Access to Services for Children and Youths with Epilepsy

Maternal and Child Health  - Awards grants to support state and local governments in their efforts to improve access to health and other services for children and youths with epilepsy residing in rural and/or medically underserved areas.

Deadline: June 19, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/g6bJL

 

Ribbons of Hope Grant

Invest in Women, Inc. – Funding for an organization that supports or promotes education, health, economic independence, social well-being, or human rights of women and girls.

Deadline: August 1, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/g7w8W

 

Health Care Innovation Awards

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  – Funding to test new payment and service delivery models that will deliver better care and lower costs for Medicare, Medicaid, and Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees.

Deadline:Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 28, 2013
Application: Aug 15, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/mtSRZ

 

Multiplan’s Rural Health Outreach Grant Program

MultiPlan  – Funding to help rural hospitals introduce or expand services, education, screenings and community outreach aimed at improving the health of people in their communities.

Deadline: July 26, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/UvsFy

 

340B Peer-to-Peer Program

American Pharmacists Association  – Applicants will join a network of 340B providers that will share knowledge and collaborate with peers to improve health care design and delivery.

Deadline: June 30, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/Yvpcr

 

Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Provides funding to improve the infrastructure and build the capacity of tribal public health systems.

Deadline: Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 17, 2013
Application: Jul 15, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/hmDcK

 

Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP)

Bureau of Health Professions  – Offers loan repayment program to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of two years.

Deadline: June 27, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/lfgUO

 

Grief Reach

National Alliance for Grieving Children  – Provides funding to children’s bereavement programs to expand the reach of programs to include underserved youth populations.

Deadline: July 8, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/KVKOF

 

American Legion Foundation Child Welfare Grants

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, Inc. – Provides grants for programs that focus on childhood physical, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual wellness.

Deadline: July 15, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/eoZAd

 

Samuel D. Harris Fund for Children’s Dental Health Dentistry Grant Program

American Dental Association  – Grants for oral health promotion programs designed to improve and maintain children’s oral health through community education programs.

Deadline: June 10, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/DWiz5

 

Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America  – Funding to help alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimers disease or a related dementia.

Deadline: June 1, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/x2YC0

 

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Bureau of Health Professions  – Provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a two-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.

Deadline: May 7, 2013

For more information: http://goo.gl/sffQd

Street Outreach Program Grants

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The Administration on Children and Families has a call for proposals for Street Outreach Program (SOP) Grants.

Today, in communities across the country, young people are living on the streets after running from or being asked to leave homes characterized by abuse, neglect, or parental drug and alcohol abuse. Once on the streets, such youth are at risk of being sexually exploited or abused by adults for pleasure or profit. In addition, such youth may engage in shoplifting, survival sex, or drug dealing in order to provide for their basic needs. Since 1996, SOP has been aiding this population by funding 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, which are provided in areas where street youth congregate, are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices regarding where they live and how they behave.

The Street Outreach Program grant fund grantees to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless and street youth who have been subjected to, oar are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution or sexual exploitation.  These services are designed to assist youth in making healthy choices regarding where they live and how they behave.  Eligible applicants include public and non-profit private entities that include States, localities, and coordinated networks of such entities. Per RHY Act section 351, for-profit organizations are not eligible. In selecting eligible applicants to receive grants under this FOA, priority will be given to entities that have experience in providing shelter and services to runaway, homeless, or street youth as required by the RHY Act. Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Award amount: Approximately $160,000 per year for up to 3 years
Application Deadline: June 28, 2013

For more information and a link to the entire announcement, visit the grants.gov site: http://goo.gl/H50ZK

CDC Sortable Risk Factors and Health Indicators

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Sortable Stats is an interactive data set comprised of behavioral risk factor and health indicators that can be stratified by race.  This data set compiles state level data from various published CDC and federal sources into a format that allows users to view, sort and analyze data at state, regional, and national levels.  This tool serves as a resource that can be mobilized for grant writing and health advocacy.

More information at the Sortable Stats web site: http://goo.gl/h6G53

Funding Opportunities

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program

Indian Health Service  – Grants to assist federally-recognized tribes and tribally-sanctioned tribal organizations in assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Service programs, services, functions, and activities.

Deadline: May 31, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/14eOQMp

 

Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)

Administration for Native Americans  – Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development.

Deadline: June 6, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/ZwGDR3

 

Research on Children in Military Families: The Impact of Parental Military Deployment and Reintegration on Child and Family Functioning

National Institutes of Health  – Funds to encourage conferences and meetings to examine questions relating to the impact of parental military deployment, combat-related stress, and military reintegration.

Deadline: August 12, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/12L7cSg

 

Fuel Up to Play 60 Grants

Fuel Up to Play 60 – Offers funding to schools to start or maintain a healthy nutrition and physical activity program.

Deadline: November 1, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/Y7tT3q

 

Medicare Community-Based Care Transitions Program

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  – Funding for community based organizations to improve the quality of care transitions, reduce readmissions for high risk Medicare beneficiaries, and document measurable savings to the Medicare program by reducing unnecessary readmissions.

Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

For more information: http://bit.ly/ZwHdON

 

Wounded Warrior Project Grants

Wounded Warrior Project  – Offers funding to organizations working provide direct programming and services to wounded veterans.

Deadline: Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 3, 2013
Application: Jul 8, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/Y7u8f1

 

State Oral Disease Prevention Programs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  – Assists state health departments to build and/or maintain effective public health capacity for implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of best practices associated with oral disease prevention and improvement of oral health.

Deadline: May 29, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/11VZCjQ

Rural Federal Funding Database

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Rural Information Center – Database for identifying funding assistance programs offered by the federal government that rural areas can apply for.  http://1.usa.gov/17M1zp4

Funding Opportunities Roundup

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)

Veterans Employment and Training Service  - Funding to provide job training, counseling, and placement services (including job readiness, literacy, and skills training) to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the labor force.

Deadline: May 3, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/17s3vQE

 

Healthy Environments

Kresge Foundation – Funding to improve the health and well being of vulnerable children from low-income families by making the places they live, learn, and play safe and supportive of overall good health.

Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

For more information: http://bit.ly/13kQ1ps

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation Grants

U.S. Department of Agriculture – Grant funding to support projects aimed at simplifying the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application and eligibility determination systems or improving access to SNAP benefits.

Deadline: May 6, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/12q3ayG

 

Empowered Community Grants

AIDS United  – Funding for programs that offer HIV/AIDS prevention and care services to marginalized, underserved populations of women.

Deadline: May 15, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/13pSRgG

 

Family Violence Prevention and Service Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (Including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations

Administration for Children and Families  – Grants to assist tribes in establishing, maintaining, and expanding programs and projects to prevent family violence.

Deadline: May 4, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/15p9TM7 

 

Let’s Play Community Construction Grants

KaBOOM! – Grants to be used toward the purchase of playground equipment that will be built using the KaBOOM! community-build model.

Deadline: May 17, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/Z6k04P

 

RGK Foundation Grants

RGK Foundation  – Grants that support projects in the areas of education, community, and medicine/health.

Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

For more information: http://bit.ly/11luoEc

 

Cooperative Agreement to Support Navigators in Federally facilitated and State Partnership Exchanges

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  – Awards funding to entities and individuals to serve as navigators for Affordable Insurance Exchanges, assisting consumers with enrolling in qualified health plans and managing new regulations.

Deadline: Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2013
Application: Jun 7, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/11luHyN

 

CIGNA Foundation Grants

CIGNA Foundation – Funding for programs that enhance the health of individuals and families and the well-being of communities.

Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

For more information: http://bit.ly/11hNRH7

 

Flex Rural Veterans Health Access Program

Office of Rural Health Policy  – Provides funding for mental health services for veterans who live in rural areas via the use of networks, electronic communication, and telehealth.

Deadline: May 17, 2013

For more information: http://bit.ly/102ma0W

Funding Opportunity: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Roadmaps to Health Prize

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Roadmaps to Health Prize is awarded annually to honor outstanding community efforts and partnerships that are helping people lie healthier lives.  Winning communities will each receive a cash prize and have their success stories celebrated and shared broadly with the goal of raising awareness and inspiring locally-driven change across the country.

Award amount: $25,000
Application Deadline: April 30, 2013

More information about the Roadmaps to Health Prize is available online (PDF document): http://bit.ly/10bGmEN

Fellowship Opportunity for Outreach and Health Communications: Tobacco Prevention and Control

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to reduce tobacco use among priority populations.  Priority populations are those that are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities.  They include residents of low-income communities, U.S. racial/ethnic minorities (African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander), the Gay/Lesbian/Bi-sexual/Transgender community and other populations that have significantly higher than average smoking prevalence rates.

The scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S. Adams will award two $5,000 scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. The awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.

The awards will be granted on a competitive bases to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies.

Award Amount: $5000
Application Deadline: April 30, 2013

More information about this scholarship is available online: http://bit.ly/11bbDl9

Funding Opportunity: Refugee Home-Based Childcare Microenterprise Development Project

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

The Office of Refugee Resettlement within the Administration for Children and Families is pleased to announce the availability of funds for Refugee Home-Based Child Care Microenterprise Development Projects.  These projects are aimed at assisting primarily refugee women in becoming economically self sufficient by providing home-based child care services.  Thus, recipients of grant awards through this announcement will teach refugee women about local, state, and federal child care laws, regulations and licensing requirements and about cultural norms concerning child care and child care development.  Also, they will assist refugee women in English language acquisition, advance educational attainment (GED) and improve economic opportunities through application of acquired job skills in a market where there is shortage of childcare providers.  Through this grant, mentors will help primarily refugee women establish agreements or contracts with State orr county child care offices so they may qualify for State/county childcare reimbursement as childcare providers.

Although the focus will be on refugee women, all services provided to refugee women under this project are available to refugee men who are able to benefit from these services.

Download the full Funding Opportunity Announcement and Application Kit here: http://1.usa.gov/Z4ZMEQ