NIMH Seeks Proposals for an Outreach Partner in Pennsylvania
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) seeks proposals from nonprofit organizations to conduct mental health education and outreach in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the following 22 states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Organizations with experience in addressing mental health disparities are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submitting inquiries is June 21, 2013. The proposal deadline is August 22, 2013.
Applicants are selected as NIMH Outreach Partners through a competitive review process, and receive an annual award of $7,500 for one (1) year with a renewable option for two (2) subsequent years to: a) disseminate NIMH research and educational materials statewide; b) conduct science-based outreach project(s) addressing mental health disparities; and c) promote involvement in NIMH and National Institutes of Health research. Participation in the Outreach Partnership Program provides organizations with numerous opportunities to stay abreast of the latest advances in mental health research, interact with leading researchers in the field, and provide input about the mental health needs in their state
For more details, see the solicitation on the NIMH Outreach Partnership Program webpage: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/outreach/partnership-program/solicitation-process/outreach-partners-solicitation-process.shtml.