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FY2017 Funding Opportunity Announcements

The HHS Office of Minority Health currently has four funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) for which applications are being accepted.

National Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trial Education Program (Lupus Program)

Description: The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2017 grant funds for the National Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trial Education Program (Lupus Program).  The Lupus Program seeks to reduce lupus related health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations disproportionately affected by this disease by: (1) implementing a national health education program on lupus (Priority A); and (2) developing, piloting and assessing clinical trial education interventions for health care providers and paraprofessionals focusing on improving recruitment and retention rates in clinical trials for racial and ethnic minority populations affected by lupus (Priority B).

Announcement Number CPI-MP-17-002
Opportunity Title National Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trial Education Program (Lupus Program)
Estimated Funding Level $2 million total for both Priority A and Priority B ($1 million for each Priority)
Expected Number of Awards Up to 4 for Priority A; Up to 2 for Priority B
Range of Awards $250,000-$325,000 for Priority A; $450,000-$550,000 for Priority B 
Anticipated Start Date July 1, 2017
Period of Performance 12 months
Budget Period Length 12 months>
Application Deadline March 31, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET
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Visit http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289374 for more information and to submit an application.


Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership)

Description: The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2017 grant funds for the Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership) program.  The purpose of the Partnership program is to demonstrate that multi-partner collaborations that address social determinants of health and have a nationwide or regional reach, focus or impact can efficiently and effectively do one of the following: (1) improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations; (2) develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions; (3) increase the diversity of the health workforce; or (4) increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities and facilitates the development, implementation and assessment of health equity activities.

Announcement Number MP-CPI-17-001
Opportunity Title Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership)
Estimated Funding Level $4.7 million per budget period
Expected Number of Awards Up to 14
Range of Awards $325,000-$400,000 per budget period
Anticipated Start Date July 1, 2017
Period of Performance Not to exceed 5 years
Budget Period Length 12 months
Application Deadline March 31, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET
Technical Assistance Webinar February 22, 2017 at 3:00-4:00 pm ET
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Additional Technical Assistance Webinar: “Evaluation – Review the Basics” February 23, 2017 at 3:00-4:30 pm ET
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Visit http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289362 for more information and to submit an application.


American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative (AI/AN Health Equity Initiative)

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2017 grant funds for the American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative (AI/AN Health Equity Initiative).  The purpose of the AI/AN Health Equity Initiative is to support tailoring or developing, and implementing, of  evidence-based models and/or promising practices to help address trauma (historical and generational) existing in AI/AN communities through innovative programs that: 1) employ culturally appropriate and effective public health interventions designed to improve the physical, social, emotional and cultural well-being of AI/AN adolescents (ages 12 to 16 at the beginning of the program); 2) build and strengthen cultural competency among healthcare professionals and paraprofessionals serving AI/AN adolescents, their caregivers and communities; and 3) disseminating evidence-based practices to accomplish these goals.

Announcement Number MP-AIA-17-001
Opportunity Title American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative (AI/AN Health Equity Initiative)
Estimated Funding Level $2,000,000 per budget period
Expected Number of Awards 5-7
Range of Awards $275,000-$350,000 per budget period
Anticipated Start Date July 1, 2017
Period of Performance Not to exceed 5 years
Budget Period Length 12 months
Application Deadline April 3, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET
Technical Assistance Webinar View Here

Visit http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289361 for more information and to submit an application.



Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 grant funds for Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches.  The purpose of the MYVP II program is to build upon lessons learned from MYVP grants originally funded in FY 2014 and to identify innovative approaches to significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of youth violence among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged at-risk youth.  MYVP II will support project interventions tailored to at-risk racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged youth (ages 12-18 years) and requires coordinated, multi-discipline approaches that should address the following: public health, education, and public safety concerns; disparities in access to public health services; social determinants of health; and risk and protective factors. 

Announcement Number MP-YEP-17-001
Opportunity Title Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches
Estimated Funding Level $3,600,000 per budget period
Expected Number of Awards Up to 11
Range of Awards $325,000 - $425,000 per budget period
Anticipated Start Date July 1, 2017
Period of Performance Not to exceed 4 years
Budget Period Length 12 months
Application Deadline April 4, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET
Technical Assistance Webinar February 23, 2017 at 5:00-6:00 pm ET
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Additional Technical Assistance Webinar: “Evaluation – Review the Basics” February 23, 2017 at 3:00-4:30 pm ET
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Visit http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289363 for more information and to submit an application.

Last Modified: 2/24/2017 10:50:00 AM