Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

Secondary Analyses of Strengthening Families Datasets

Grant Opportunities

The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to award up to ten cooperative agreements to fund research to conduct secondary data analysis of archived data, specifically the Building Strong Families (BSF), Supporting Healthy Marriage (SHM), and Parents and Children Together (PACT) datasets. These datasets are from large-scale federal evaluation impact studies, which addressed questions related to healthy marriage and/or responsible fatherhood.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a familiarity with the proposed data for their analysis and an adequate understanding of the variables, sampling, methodology, etc. used to construct the dataset necessary for completion of the work proposed in the application. Proposed research should address topics relevant to strengthening families to improve the lives of children and parents, as well as promote economic stability. Topics of interest include, but may not be limited to the following: mediators of healthy marriage, relationship education, and/or fatherhood programs; measurement issues related to healthy marriage, relationship education, and/or fatherhood programs with low-income families; or father involvement in low-income families.

Letter of Intent Due Date: 09/11/2019
Application Due Date: 10/11/2019

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Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems (Formally Tribal ASI)

Grant Opportunities

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are pleased to announce the second cycle of funding for Strong Systems, Stronger Communities (SSSC) for Tribes.

There are 2 separate funding opportunities available:

Self-Assessment Award
The Self-Assessment Award is intended for Tribal entities new to performance improvement who wish to conduct a self-assessment of their current ability and departmental needs to meet public health accreditation standards, as defined by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The Self-Assessment awardees will receive training, form a team, and complete a self-assessment.

Performance Improvement / System Improvement Award
The PI/SI award will support projects through two paths: performance improvement (PI) projects to build public health capacity, and system improvement (SI) projects, which focus on incorporating health equity and interconnection of various systems that can impact the public health of the community. Tribes will have the opportunity to perform work by choosing project categories in either the PI path, SI path, or both. Support for public health accreditation activities is offered, but seeking accreditation is not required.

Applications due Friday, September 20, 2019

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Epidemiology Program, Ending the HIV Epidemic in Indian Country, competing supplement 2

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) competitive supplement is to support communities in reducing new HIV infections and relevant co-morbitities, specifically Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Viral Hepatitis C (HCV) infections, improve HIV-, STI- and HCV-related health outcomes, and to reduce HIV-, STI- and HCV-related health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people.

Closing Date for Applications: Sept. 05, 2019.

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Epidemiology Program, Ending the HIV Epidemic in Indian Country, competing supplement 1

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) competitive supplement is to support communities in reducing new HIV infections and relevant co-morbidities, specifically Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Viral Hepatitis C (HCV) infections, improve HIV-, STI- and HCV-related health outcomes, and to reduce HIV-, STI- and HCV-related health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people.

Closing Date for Applications: Sept. 05, 2019.

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