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Eyes on Washington: Federal Health Care Grant Notification Service

Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Grant Opportunities for May 22, 2017 through May 26, 2017

 

New Federal health care grant opportunities announced for:

  • department of health and human services (hhs)
  • us agency for international development (usaid)

HHS Funding Opportunity Announcements:

HHS: National Urban Indian Behavioral Health Awareness

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-IHS-UIHP3-0001

The purpose of this Indian Health Service cooperative agreement is to further the awareness, visibility, advocacy, and education for behavioral health issues on a national scale and in the interest of improving urban Indian health care. This funding opportunity was announced on May 22, 2017. The application deadline is June 23, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Delta Health Care Service Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Number: RDBCP-DHCS-2017

The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of $3,000,000.00 in competitive grant funds for the FY 2017 Delta Health Care Services Grant (DHCS) Program as authorized under Section 379G of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 2008u), as amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113-79). the purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance to address the continued unmet health needs in the Delta Region, through cooperation among health care professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions and economic development entities in the Delta Region. This funding opportunity was announced on May 22, 2017. The application deadline is July 17, 2018. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation

Funding Opportunity Number: MP-CPI-17-003

The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of collaborations with academic research centers, prevention research centers, teaching hospitals, and Native American Tribes and Tribal organizations to reduce significant health disparities impacting minorities and disadvantaged populations through the implementation of evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact. The program will serve residents in counties disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic; reduce the impact of serious mental illness and improve screening for serious mental illness at the primary care level for children, adolescents and/or adults; and reduce obesity prevalence and disparities in weight status among disadvantaged children and adolescents. This funding opportunity was announced on May 23, 2017. The application deadline is July 31, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Office of Tribal Self-Governance Negotiation Cooperative Agreement

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-IHS-TSGN-0001

The purpose of this Negotiation Cooperative Agreement is to provide Tribes with resources to help defray the costs associated with preparing for and engaging in Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP) negotiations. TSGP negotiations are a dynamic, evolving, and Tribally-driven process that requires careful planning and preparation by both Tribal and Federal parties, including the sharing of precise, up-to-date information. Because each Tribal situation is unique, a Tribe's successful transition into the TSGP, or expansion of its current program, requires focused discussions between the Federal and Tribal negotiation teams about the Tribe's specific health care concerns and plans. This funding opportunity was announced on May 23, 2017. The application deadline is June 23, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Office of Tribal Self-Governance Planning Cooperative Agreement

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-IHS-TSGP-0001

The purpose of this Planning Cooperative Agreement is to provide resources to Tribes interested in entering the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP) and to existing Self-Governance Tribes interested in assuming new or expanded Programs, Services, Functions, and Activities (PSFAs). This funding opportunity was announced on May 23, 2017. The application deadline is June 23, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Guidance for Supplemental CDC/NCCDPHP/BRFSS Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) CDC-RFA-DP15-15130301SUPP17 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP15-15130301SUPP17

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the primary source of state-specific surveillance information about health risk behaviors and health status among the states and resident population. BRFSS is a state-based system of random digit-dialing telephone and mixed-mode health surveys that target non-institutionalized adults, ages 18 years and older. CDC will work with awardees to develop and implement jurisdiction-specific evaluation plans and ensure accurate evaluation and performance measurement reporting. CDC will also track how health department staff use BRFSS data. This funding opportunity was announced on May 24, 2017. The application deadline is June 26, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Improving HIV Health Outcomes through the Coordination of Supportive Employment and Housing Services – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Provider

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-114

This announcement solicits applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for a new three-year initiative entitled Improving HIV Health Outcomes through the Coordination of Supportive Employment and Housing Services – Evaluation and Technical Assistance Provider (ETAP). HRSA will award one (1) cooperative agreement to a single organization for up to $700,000 per year for three (3) years to conduct a multi-site evaluation and provide technical assistance (TA) to up to 10 demonstration sites.. This funding opportunity was announced on May 24, 2017. The application deadline is July 24, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Improving HIV Health Outcomes through the Coordination of Supportive Employment and Housing Services — Demonstration Sites

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-113

This announcement solicits applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 for a new, three-year initiative entitled Improving HIV Health Outcomes through the Coordination of Supportive Employment and Housing Services—Demonstration Sites. HRSA will award up to ten (10) grants of up to $300,000 each per year for three years to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovative interventions that coordinate HIV care and treatment, housing, and employment services to improve HIV health outcomes for low-income, uninsured, and underinsured people living with HIV (PLWH) in racial and ethnic minority communities. This funding opportunity was announced on May 24, 2017. The application deadline is July 24, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30)

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AG-18-007

This FOA supports applications for Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs), centers of excellence in geriatrics research and research education to increase scientific knowledge leading to better ways to maintain or restore independence in older persons. The OAIC awards are designed to develop or strengthen awardee institutions programs that focus and sustain progress on a key area in aging research related to the mission of the OAIC program. This funding opportunity was announced on May 24, 2017. The application deadline is October 19, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: COPY OF Rapid Response to Ebola Viral Disease in West Africa through Strengthening of Surveillance Systems and Disruption of Chain of Transmission Interventions

Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-GH15-16290201SUPP17

Since the onset of EVD outbreak in West Africa, Liberia has an estimated 8278 total cases, resulting in 3515 deaths (as of January 10, 2015). This FOA will assist Liberia in intensifying its surveillance of EVD through training Epidemiologists at the local and National level, providing National Epidemiologist EVD subject matter experts to assist County field teams in their work; as well as provide logistical support, supplies and equipment for Epidemiology Field teams to be able to conduct EVD surveillance. Laboratory systems will be strengthened through the assistance of a Senior Laboratory Data specialist, upgrades to the Laboratory Data Integration systems, and provision of much needed laboratory supplies, reagents, and equipment. EVD Chain of Transmission activities will include assessment of facilities throughout the country; and epidemiological active surveillance country wide, at the county level. Health Care Workers and community health leaders will be trained on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities, and infection prevention and control (IPC) activities. This funding opportunity was announced on May 24, 2017. The application deadline is June 26, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Regional Environment, Science, Technology and Health (ESTH) Program for Select Pacific Island Countries (PICs)

Funding Opportunity Number: 2017-EAP-SUVAREO

The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a series of small environmental awards to support local and regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region, via the Regional Environmental Office in Suva, at $24,999 or less per award. Since FY 2007, EAP and the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) have worked together to award and administer small environmental grants in the EAP region. This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is July 15, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: AHRQ National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (T32)

Funding Opportunity Number: 2017-EAP-SUVAREO

The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a series of small environmental awards to support local and regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region, via the Regional Environmental Office in Suva, at $24,999 or less per award. This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is July 15, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Alcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair (R01)

Funding Opportunity Number: PA-17-297

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications to study molecular and cellular mechanisms of tissue injury and repair associated with alcohol use in humans. Excessive alcohol consumption has the potential to adversely affect multiple organ systems including the liver, brain, heart, pancreas, lung, kidney, endocrine and immune systems, as well as bone and skeletal muscle. In addition, there is accumulating evidence that long term alcohol consumption is associated with reduced host capacity for recovery and repair following trauma. The mechanisms for these alcohol-induced effects on tissue injury and repair are currently not fully understood. NIAAA is especially interested in integrative research that elucidates alcohols effects on complex mechanisms of injury and repair that are either common or specific to each organ system. This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is September 7, 2020. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Lead Exposure Registry of Flint Residents - Michigan

Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-EH17-1704

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2017 funds of approximately $3.6 million to support the City of Flint, MI, and the State of Michigan to build their capacity to: 1) identify strategies for community and stakeholder outreach and training to maximize interest, support, and participation in a public health registry for residents who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the Flint River between  April 25, 2014 and October 15, 2015; 2) develop the registry to identify eligible residents, as defined by the applicant; 3) recruit and enroll eligible residents, collect their baseline information, and refer them to services; 4) ensure a referral process to link registrants to comprehensive, coordinated services to mitigate the effects of lead exposure; and 5) select appropriate measures and frequency of follow-up to track registrants; measures of exposure, health, and developmental milestones along with their choices of interventions, services, and enrichment activities undertaken during the project period. To maximize the public health benefit to the residents of the City of Flint, MI, the CDC recommends that the registry be designed to examine whether registrants; choice of referred interventions might be related to better health outcomes and developmental milestones. This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is June 28, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Living Well-Model Approaches for Enhancing the Quality, Effectiveness and Monitoring of Home and Community Based Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACL-AOD-DNIQ-0221

The purpose of this project is to increase community integration and independence of individuals with developmental disabilities and to improve the quality of home and community-based services (HCBS) by developing and testing one or more model approaches of a coordinated and comprehensive system that includes two interrelated core components for enhancing and assuring the independence, integration, safety, health, and well-being of individuals living in the community: (1) Community Monitoring and (2) Community Capacity Building.. This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is July 24, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Alcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair (R21)

Funding Opportunity Number: PA-17-296

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) applications to study molecular and cellular mechanisms of tissue injury and repair associated with alcohol use in humans. Excessive alcohol consumption has the potential to adversely affect multiple organ systems including the liver, brain, heart, pancreas, lung, kidney, endocrine and immune systems, as well as bone and skeletal muscle. In addition, there is accumulating evidence that long term alcohol consumption is associated with reduced host capacity for recovery and repair following trauma. The mechanisms for these alcohol-induced effects on tissue injury and repair are currently not fully understood. NIAAA is especially interested in integrative research that elucidates alcohols effects on complex mechanisms of injury and repair that are either common or specific to each organ system. This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is September 7, 2020. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R21)

Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-17-218

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support observational or intervention research focused on reducing health disparities in tobacco use in the United States. Specifically, this FOA is intended to stimulate scientific inquiry focused on innovative tobacco control policies. Applicants may propose projects in which the primary outcome of interest is on reducing tobacco use health disparities in vulnerable populations by utilizing tobacco prevention and control strategies. The long-term goal of this FOA is to reduce health disparities in health outcomes thereby reducing the excess disease burden of tobacco use within these groups. Applicants submitting applications related to health economics are encouraged to consult NOT-OD-16-025 to ensure that applications align with NIH mission priorities in health economics research. This funding opportunity was announced on May 26, 2017. The application deadline is July 15, 2020. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R01)

Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-17-217

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support observational or intervention research focused on reducing health disparities in tobacco use in the United States. Specifically, this FOA is intended to stimulate scientific inquiry focused on innovative tobacco control policies. Applicants may propose projects in which the primary outcome of interest is on reducing tobacco use health disparities in vulnerable populations by utilizing tobacco prevention and control strategies. The long-term goal of this FOA is to reduce health disparities in health outcomes thereby reducing the excess disease burden of tobacco use within these groups. Applicants submitting applications related to health economics are encouraged to consult NOT-OD-16-025 to ensure that applications align with NIH mission priorities in health economics research. This funding opportunity was announced on May 26, 2017. The application deadline is June 15, 2020. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page. 


HHS: Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03)

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AG-18-015

The goal of the GEMSSTAR program is to provide support for early-career physician-scientists trained in medical or surgical specialties or early-career dentist-scientists to launch careers as future leaders in aging- or geriatric-focused research. To achieve this goal, the GEMSSTAR FOA provides small grants to conduct transdisciplinary aging research that will yield pilot data and experience for subsequent aging research projects. The GEMSSTAR program also encourages candidates to seek out a supportive research environment to achieve the program's goal of fostering the development of early-career physician- and dentist-scientists in aging- or geriatric-focused research, particularly as it applies to their clinical specialty/discipline. In selecting GEMSSTAR awardees, NIA will consider the extent to which a candidate's environment is supportive of aging- or geriatric-focused research. This funding opportunity was announced on May 26, 2017. The application deadline is October 23, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01)

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-MH-18-410

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks to support efforts focused on linking pertinent data from healthcare system records (e.g., suicide attempt events) to mortality data so that a more accurate understanding of the risk factors for, and the burden of, suicide among those seen in structured healthcare settings can be discerned. Specifically, data are needed on the type, severity, and timing of suicide predictors in the U.S. In addition to improving our national knowledge of the burden of suicide, these data offer the hope of yielding essential benchmarks for both public and private care providers/insurers, who increasingly will be seeking improvements to reduce the frequency of suicide events in their systems. Projects supported by this FOA will help address gaps identified in the 2014 Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention. This funding opportunity was announced on May 26, 2017. The application deadline is November 2, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: HIV/AIDS and the Tumor Niche (R01)

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-CA-17-030

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to advance our understanding of the role of the tumor niche or microenvironment in the risks, development, progression, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer observed in individuals with an underlying HIV infection or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This funding opportunity was announced on May 25, 2017. The application deadline is August 7, 2018. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: Small Grants for Secondary Analyses of Existing Data Sets and Stored Biospecimens (R03)

Funding Opportunity Number: PA-17-299

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose to conduct secondary analyses of publicly available NICHD-funded data sets or stored biospecimens. The goal of this program is to facilitate innovative yet cost-effective research utilizing data and biospecimens collected with NICHD resources. This funding opportunity was announced on May 26, 2017. The application deadline is May 7, 2020. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

HHS: NIDDK Information Network Coordinating Unit: dkNET-CU (U24)

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DK-17-010

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to continue development and expansion of the NIDDK Information Network (dkNET) under the direction of the dkNET Coordinating Unit (dkNET-CU). dkNET supports NIDDK research by providing a user-friendly web portal that seamlessly connects the NIDDK research community to an expanding universe of biomedical resources and data. The dkNET-CU will be responsible for providing the scientific direction, vision, and administrative management needed to advance dkNET goals. This funding opportunity was announced on May 26, 2017. The application deadline is October 31, 2018. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 

USAID Funding Opportunity Announcements:

USAID: ZIMBABWE’S ENHANCING RESILIENCE OF OVC: Getting to ZERO

Funding Opportunity Number:  RFA-613-17-000005

Getting to ZERO is a five-year program to reduce human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) impact, vulnerability and risk and to increase uptake and retention of high-impact HIV services among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescents in targeted communities in Zimbabwe. The strategic objectives of Getting to ZERO are to improve the health, nutrition, psychosocial wellbeing, retention of children in schools, as well as reduction in abuse of children affected by HIV in Zimbabwe. Subject to availability of funds, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) intends to provide approximately $35,000,000 in total funding for this program. Getting to ZERO directly aligns with the goal of Government of Zimbabwe’s (GOZ) National HIV and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) Strategic Plan. The program seeks to advance local ownership of a comprehensive, integrated, community-based AIDS response to mitigate the impact of HIV on orphans and vulnerable children. This funding opportunity was announced on May 24, 2017. The application deadline is July 3, 2017. For more information, see the “Related Documents” tab on the Grant Opportunity Page.

 


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