Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities

Grant Opportunities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities (Short Title: Circles of Care) grants. The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families. These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health systems serving AI/AN communities. Circles of Care grant recipients will focus on the need to reduce the gap between the need for mental health services and the availability of such services for the target population. The program has a strong emphasis on cross-system collaboration, inclusion of family, youth and community resources, and cultural approaches.

Applications Due: Monday, March 9, 2020

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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS): Impact in Population Health

Grant Opportunities

CDC announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2020 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP20-2007, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS): Impact in Population Health. CDC established the BRFSS in 1984 with 15 states participating in monthly data collection. Since that time, the BRFSS has grown to be the only continuous, state-based health surveillance system that is conducted nationwide. The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to conduct health-related behavioral surveillance through the BRFSS and increase the use of BRFSS data to inform public health actions to improve health. The period of performance for this NOFO is three years with a 12-month budget period and an anticipated award date of August 1, 2020.

Application Due Date: May 29, 2020.
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m., ET, on the listed application due date.

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FDA Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of the FDA (R13) Scientific Conference Grant Program is to facilitate the provision of federal financial assistance in support of high-quality conferences and scientific meetings designed to research and investigate a topic clearly aligned with the FDA mission. The FDA recognizes the value of supporting high quality conferences and scientific meetings relevant to its mission and to the public health. A conference or scientific meeting is defined as a symposium, seminar, workshop, or any formal meeting, whether conducted face-to-face or virtually to exchange information and explore a defined subject, issue, or area of concern impacting the public’s health within the scope of the FDA’s mission. Permission to submit a conference grant application does not assure funding or funding at the level requested. FDA will not issue a conference grant award unless it can be issued before the conference start date.

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Tribal Student Public Health Mini Research Project

Grant Opportunities

The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) and the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to award mini research project grants that contribute to the Public Health educational development of American Indian/Alaskan Native students.

Application deadline extended to Monday, February 10, 2020, at 11:59 pm MT

Funding Opportunity Overview

The Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center (GPTEC) is a core component of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) that provides and builds capacity within a wide variety of epidemiological and technical assistance services. GPTEC’s mission is to provide leadership, technical assistance, support, and advocacy for the 18 tribal nations, 1 service unit, and communities serviced by the Great Plains Area Indian Health Service in order to eliminate the disparities in health that currently exist for tribal peoples within the same four-state region.

GPTEC is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to award tribal student mini research grants that contribute to the Public Health educational development of American Indian/Alaskan Native college level students. Funding is provided by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The purpose of the mini research grants is to provide opportunities, support, and guidance to tribal students interested in pursuing careers related to improving health/reducing disparities among the tribal communities of the Great Plains service area.

Research projects funded under this opportunity will be expected to be public health related and take place within a tribal community located within the GPTEC Great Plains service area. Research projects should lead to a better understanding of how to address health disparities in the Great Plains area tribal communities.

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Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities

Grant Opportunities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities (Short Title: Circles of Care) grants. The purpose of this program is to provide tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families. These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health systems serving AI/AN communities. Circles of Care grant recipients will focus on the need to reduce the gap between the need for mental health services and the availability of such services for the target population. The program has a strong emphasis on cross-system collaboration, inclusion of family, youth and community resources, and cultural approaches.

Posted Date: Jan. 7, 2020
Applications Due: March 9, 2020

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