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Funding Opportunities

  • From the RGK Foundation – Grants that support projects in the broad areas of education, community, and medicine/health. Geographic coverage: Nationwide .

Deadline: None. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.

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  • Tobacco Regulation Awareness, Communication, and Education Program

From the National Institute of HealthAssist entities to establish or expand health education and communication programs at the community level coinciding with the Tobacco Control Act. Geographic coverage: Nationwide

Deadlines: Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 9, 2012

Application: May 9, 2012

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  • Assets for Independence Demonstration Program

From the Administration for Children and Families – These projects are designed to assist low-income people in becoming economically self-sufficient. Geographic coverage: Nationwide

Deadline: May 25, 2012

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  •  Region IX of the Office of Minority Health: Increasing Health Care Access and Eliminating Health Disparities by Promoting Community Health Workers and Promotoras/es

Funding Availability:

The purpose of this proposal request is to promote the involvement of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Promotoras/es to impact health care access and health disparities in vulnerable populations located in Region IX. “Vulnerable” includes racial, ethnic and limited-English proficient populations, the uninsured and those who are underinsured. CHWs and Promotoras/es will be expected to develop and implement events and/or activities which:

Educate a minimum of 200 community members from vulnerable populations about their benefits under the Affordable Care Act, e.g., clinical and preventive services, Medicare benefits, the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, etc. and/or

Educate a minimum of 200 community members from vulnerable populations with information that will enable them to make informed health decisions for themselves and their families, to know what health services are available to them, to know how to access them, and other valuable information about various health conditions.

One-time awards will be funded up to a maximum of $3,000.

Deadline: 5:00 PM Pacific Time (PT) on May 01, 2012.

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