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Farm Bill Directs USDA Funding for Five Years

President Trump signs the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (HR 2), better known as the Farm Bill, authorizing numerous nutrition and rural development funding programs at the Agriculture Dept. for the next five years.

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Competitions Offering Millions to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The National Institutes of Health offers 47 solicitations through its Helping to End Addiction Long-Term or HEAL Initiative to combat the nation’s opioid dependence problems, with initial deadlines set for late winter and early spring. The initiative, launched in April, is an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis.

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Center Wins $1.55 Million Grant to Address Elder Abuse

The Waltham, MA-based Education Development Center (EDC) has received a grant of $1.55 million from The John A. Hartford Foundation to support the National Collaboratory to Address Elder Mistreatment, Model Implementation. The intervention will implement and evaluate the Elder Mistreatment Emergency Department Care Model within six diverse emergency departments over 30 months.

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Hillman Foundation Awards $3 Million To CAPABLE Project

Affirming its commitment to developing and disseminating innovative models of care that meet the needs of vulnerable and underserved people, the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation (RAHF) announces the largest grant to a single nursing-driven innovation in the foundation’s history, awarding nearly $3 million to the CAPABLE project and principal investigator Sarah Szanton, Ph.D, ANP, FAAN.

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Salk Associate Professor Wins $300,000 Award From McKnight

An associate professor at Salk's Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory in La Jolla, CA, has been selected as one of four scientists to receive the McKnight Memory and Cognitive Disorders award from the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience to study how the brain learns, remembers and executes actions.

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Hartford Foundation Awards $5.2 Million In Grants For Elder Care

John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded five new grants totaling more than $5.2 million to implement and disseminate evidence-based approaches to better care for older adults.

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Registered Nurses to Become Specialists

The program enhances advanced nursing education specialty programs educating registered nurses to become nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, nurse educators, nurse administrators and public health nurses.

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SAMHSA Gets Underway with FY 2019 Grantmaking

SAMHSA leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. The administration’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on U.S. communities.

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HUD Offers ‘Moving’ Expansion Requirements

The program provides public and Indian housing authorities with the opportunity to design and test innovative, locally-designed strategies to help residents find employment and become self-sufficient and increase housing choices for low-income families.

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$400K Eureka Prize For Dementia Care App Development

Know anyone who could create a dementia care coordination or navigation app? The National Institute on Aging has launched NIH’s first-ever Eureka prize competition with the goal of developing technology applications to coordinate care for people with dementia

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