Federal Funding

Applicants Must Meet Three Goals

The programís goals are to: (1) promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare; (2) support the improvement of integrated care models for primary care and behavioral health care to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness or children with a serious emotional disturbance; and (3) promote and offer integrated care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders, and co-occurring physical health conditions and chronic diseases. SAMHSA expects that a continuum of prevention, treatment and recovery support services will be offered to consumers through the program.

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Agency to Fund Multidisciplinary Research

The program supports basic research in science and engineering at the nationís colleges and universities, which could be used in DoD practices. The program is focused on multidisciplinary research efforts where more than one traditional discipline interacts to provide rapid advances in scientific areas.

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Schools to Develop Projects for Military-Connected Children

Schools and school districts will use these funds to increase student achievement for military-connected children. The grantees will develop and implement projects designed to enhance instructional supports for these students.

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Governments, Nonprofits to Address Unrest

The program assists high-risk youth and families in communities that have recently faced civil unrest. The goal is for local community entities to work together in ways that lead to improved behavioral health, empowered community residents and reductions in trauma and sustained community change. Grantee will implement evidence-based, violence prevention and community youth engagement programs, as well as linkages to trauma-informed behavioral health services.

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$10M to Create Spokes

The program supports Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs, big data public-private partnerships across the nation. The current solicitation will create BD Spokes to focus on a particular topic that requires big data approaches and solutions. The set of activities managed by a BD Spoke will promote progress towards solutions in a chosen topic area.

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Fellows to Address Disparities

UCEDDs are interdisciplinary education, research and public service units focusing on developmental disabilities. This opportunity will fund fellowships to address the disparities experienced by historically underrepresented communities.

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Public, Professionals to Enhance Efforts

The program supports efforts to improve services for children exposed to violence, OJJDP invites applications to provide training, technical assistance and resources to state, local and tribal professionals who work with at-risk children and justice-involved youths.

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HIV Proposals Due Aug. 9

The program supports research on HIV-associated sleep disorders in adults or children using a variety of resources and methodologies. The goal is to uncover mechanisms and mediators of sleep and circadian disturbances in people living with HIV, and the consequences and influences of these disturbances on other HIV-related heart, lung and blood comorbidities.

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Program Sees Significant Funding Increase

These funds provide comprehensive care for low-income individuals and families living with HIV. States must have a wealth of data showing need for the funding.

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Grantees to Provide Health Services

The program support health and emotional wellness among refugees by coordinating and promoting local health and mental health services and education. The funding should enhance access to health care services. The RHP grant encourages partnerships with community-based organizations and complements existing care coordination and medical assistance programs, such as Medicaid and Refugee Medical Assistance.

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Jails, Juvenile Facilities to Receive Resources

The program supports the implementation of national PREA standards to prevent, detect and respond to prison rape in order to protect individuals from sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement. The initiative will provide resources to local agencies that oversee small- and medium-sized jails, lockups, community confinement facilities, and juvenile confinement facilities so that they can initiate or expand their efforts to implement the PREA standards and create zero tolerance cultures related to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement.

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Retailers to Conform with Standards

The program supports retail food regulatory programs to conform with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards. The Retail Program Standards apply to the operation and management of a retail food regulatory program that is focused on the reduction of risk factors known to cause or contribute to foodborne illness and to the promotion of active managerial control of these risk factors.

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Activities to Reduce Lead Poisoning

The program supports activities to reduce childhood lead poisoning including: blood lead testing; surveillance; and targeted population-based interventions. Applicants must demonstrate that processes are in place to identify lead-exposed children and link them to recommended services. Additionally, applicants must work closely with other agencies, partners and other stakeholders serving children to ensure that a comprehensive system of referral, case management, follow up and evaluation is in place for lead-exposed children.

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Research to Uncover Cancer, Substance Abuse Links

The program supports research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which alcohol increases cancer risk. The agency believes a better understanding of the molecular basis by which alcohol increases cancer risk for certain tissues and organs could lead to improved therapeutic approaches and preventative strategies and would provide guidance on safe levels of alcohol consumption.

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Dementia Effort Maintains Funding

The program supports dementia-capable support services for persons with Alzheimerís disease and related dementias, their families and their caregivers. These services assist those with these diseases in participating in the workforce and in their community as long as possible. The grantees will receive targeted technical assistance provided by the National Alzheimerís and Dementia Resource Center.

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Strategies to Reduce Tobacco Use

The program supports observational and intervention research focused on reducing health disparities in tobacco use in the United States. Specifically, NIH seeks to stimulate scientific inquiry focused on innovative tobacco control policies including those addressing health economics. Applicants may propose projects to reduce tobacco use health disparities in vulnerable populations through tobacco prevention and control strategies.

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Seniors to Participate in Initiatives

The program increases the number of older adults and adults with disabilities at risk for falls who participate in evidence-based community programs to reduce falls and fall risk, while concurrently increasing the sustainability of these programs through innovative funding arrangements. The awards will be made in the form of cooperative agreements because the agency will be substantially involved.

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Governments to Receive Counsel Assistance

The program will fund training and technical assistance to ensure that governments are provided with the capacity and tools necessary to meet the obligations established by the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (the right to counsel by defendants in criminal proceedings). Grantees will receive research-based, data-driven information and resources.

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Services to Focus on Tribes

The program supports the establishment of extension services to improve tribal lands. It continues the land grant institution mission of inclusion -- providing education and research-based knowledge to those who might not otherwise receive it.

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Older Adults to Manage Conditions

The grantees will implement evidence-based programs that empower older adults and adults with disabilities to better manage their chronic conditions.

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Tribes to Solve Community Problems

These grants help tribes develop a program to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based interventions to solve problems in tribal communities.

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Program to Create Researchers

The program supports the development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering. The IRES program supports active research participation by students enrolled as undergraduates or graduate students in any of the NSF areas of research. IRES projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the IRES program.

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Grantees to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The program supports activities to reduce STDs. Focuses include reducing the proportion of adolescents and young adults with Chlamydia trachomatis infections and Chlamydia rates among females aged 15-44 years. Through the program, the agency also will seek reduction in gonorrhea rates, domestic transmission of primary and secondary syphilis and the proportion of young adults with genital herpes infection due to herpes simplex type 2.

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Governments to Test Kits

The program supports efforts to inventory, track and report on untested sexual assault kits. SAKs contain biological and trace evidence, along with other physical evidence collected from a victim.

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Disaster Assistance Due Sept. 15

The program provides disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those state and tribal aging agencies impacted by a national disaster. These funds only become available when the president declares a national disaster and may only be used in those areas designated in the disaster declaration.

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Institutions to Provide Creative Activities

The program promotes partnerships between community colleges with bachelor-degree granting colleges or universities that have a track record of graduating students with advanced degrees in biomedical and behavioral research fields.

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Studies to Focus on Nutrition, Substance Abuse

The program encourages applications that propose to examine associations between nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes in humans and animal models. The goal is to stimulate a broad range of research on the role of nutrition in the development, prevention and treatment of a variety of alcohol-related health outcomes.

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School Districts Vie for Funding

School districts use these funds to improve elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. Grantees must be focused on helping Indian students meet the same state academic content and student academic achievement standards used for all students.

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Youth Employment Grantmaking Starts

YouthBuild is a youth and community development program that simultaneously addresses certain issues facing low-income communities: affordable housing; education; employment; crime prevention; and leadership development. The YouthBuild model balances in-school learning leading to a high school diploma or a GED certificate, as well as occupational skills training in preparation for career placement. Target populations for YouthBuild are: high school dropouts who may also be adjudicated youth; youth aging out of foster care; youth with disabilities; and other at-risk youth populations.

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Tribes to Develop Neighborhoods

The program helps develop viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low- and moderate-incomes.

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Matching Funds to Encourage Recreation

The program provides matching grants to states and through states to local governments for the acquisition and development of land and water for outdoor recreation purposes. A match up to 50% of the cost of the project will be provided. Local governments participate in the program as subgrantees of the state with the state retaining primary grant compliance responsibility.

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Partnership to Uncover PTSD, Alcoholism Links

The program supports research on the comorbidity of PTSD and alcohol use disorders. This initiative is joint effort between NIHís National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and Cohen Veterans Bioscience, a nonprofit research organization with a singular focus on PTSD and traumatic brain injury research. CVB is dedicated to fast-tracking the development of diagnostic tests and personalized therapeutics for the millions of veterans and civilians who suffer from effects of trauma on the brain.

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Researchers to Focus on New Areas

The program supports research to open new areas of HIV/AIDS research relevant to drug abuse and new avenues for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS among drug abusers. The term avant-garde is used to describe highly innovative approaches that have the potential to be transformative. The proposed research should reflect approaches and ideas that are substantially different from those already being pursued.

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Tools to Detect Cognitive Impairment

The program supports research on addressing the unmet need to detect cognitive impairment, including dementia, in large and diverse populations seen in primary care. The goal is to create tools that are simple to use, standardized, and ideally take five minutes or less to administer in a primary care clinical setting to determine potential cognitive impairment.

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Comprehensive Approaches to Protect Crops

The program addresses high priority issues related to pests and their management using comprehensive approaches at the state, regional and national levels. Projects should offer approaches that focus on increasing food security and are economically viable, environmentally sound and will help protect human health.

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