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[Federal Register: June 11, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 111)]
[Notices]               
[Page 32116-32123]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 
State Partnership Grant Program to Improve Minority Health

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Minority 
Health.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Announcement Type: Competitive Initial Announcement of Availability 
of Funds.
    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: State Partnership 
Grant Program to Improve Minority Health--93.296.

DATES: To receive consideration, applications must be received by the 
Office of Grants Management, Office of Public Health and Science 
(OPHS), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) c/o WilDon 
Solutions, Office of Grants Management Operations Center, Attention 
Office of Minority Health State Partnership Grant Program to Improve 
Minority Health, no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 11, 2007. 
The application due date requirement in this announcement supersedes 
the instructions in the OPHS-1 form.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained electronically by accessing 
Grants.gov at http://www.grants.gov or GrantSolutions at http://www.GrantSolutions.gov.
 To obtain a hard copy of the application kit, 
contact WilDon Solutions at 1-888-203-6161. Applicants may fax a 
written request to WilDon Solutions at (703) 351-1138 or email the 
request to OPHS grantinfo@teamwildon.com. Applications must be prepared 
using Form OPHS-1 ``Grant Application,'' which is included in the 
application kit.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: WilDon Solutions, Office of Grants 
Management Operations Center, 1515 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor Suite 310, 
Arlington, VA 22209 at 1-888-203-6161, email 
OPHSgrantinfo@teamwildon.com, or fax 703-351-1138.

SUMMARY: This announcement is made by the United States Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS or Department), Office of Minority 
Health (OMH) located within the Office of Public Health and Science 
(OPHS), and working in a ``One Department'' approach collaboratively 
with participating HHS agencies and programs (entities). OMH is 
authorized to conduct the State Partnership Grant Program to Improve 
Minority Health under 42 U.S.C. 300u-6, section 1707 of the Public 
Health Service Act, as amended. The mission of the OMH is to improve 
the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the 
development of policies and programs that address disparities and gaps. 
OMH serves as the focal point within the HHS for leadership, policy 
development and coordination, service demonstrations, information 
exchange, coalition and partnership building, and related efforts to 
address the health of racial and ethnic minorities. OMH activities are 
implemented in an effort to address Healthy People 2010, a 
comprehensive set of disease prevention and health promotion objectives 
for the Nation to achieve over the first decade of the 21st century 
(http://www.healthypeople.gov).