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					           Health and Mental Health Funding Opportunities
          Deadlines: October 15, 2010 through January 2010


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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
     1. Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety II, Jan 25
     2. Researching Implementation and Change While Improving Quality, Jan 25

American Federation for Aging Research
     3. AFAR Award Programs, Nov 09

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
     4. Fellowships and Awards, Nov 17

Foundation for Physical Therapy
     5. Grants, Doctoral Scholarships & Awards, Jan 26

Grant (William T.) Foundation
     6. Fellowship Programs, Jan 05

Health Resources and Services Administration
     7. Organ and Tissue Donation and Procurement Program, Dec 01

Lalor Foundation
     8. Anna Lalor Burdick and Postdoctoral Programs, Jan 15

National Institutes of Health
     9. Behavioral & Social Science Research on Understanding & Reducing,
         Health Disparities, Jan 11
     10. Alcohol Research Education Project Grants, Jan 25
     11. Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS, Jan 07
     12. Tech-Based Adherence Interventions for Substance Abusing Populations
         with HIV, Jan 07
     13. MBRS Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD), Jan 25
     14. Integrating Biobehavioral & Sociocultural Research to Prevent HIV
         Transmission, Jan 07

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
     15. Executive Nurse Fellows Program, Jan 18

U.S. Department of Agriculture
     16. Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI), Dec 22
     17. Children, Youth & Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community
         Projects, Nov 10




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Funding Opportunities
1. Program: Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety II

Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Next Deadline: Jan 25, 2011

Supports research demonstration and dissemination (R18) projects from
organizations that implement safe practice interventions to demonstrate
evidence of reducing or eliminating medical errors, risks, hazards, and harms
associated with the process of healthcare. The applicant or its partner must
be a healthcare provider organization and have already completed a risk
assessment. Focus is on safe practice interventions that do not focus solely
on the use of health information technology. Expires 1/18/13. See
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-022.html for details.

E-mail: denise.burgess@ahrq.hhs.gov

Contact:    Denise Burgess, Project Officer
            Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
            540 Gaither Road
            Rockville, MD 20850
            301/427-1318
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2. Program: Researching Implementation and Change While Improving Quality

Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Next Deadline: Jan 25, 2011

Supports research demonstration and dissemination projects to understand and
improve decision-making at all levels of the healthcare system; outcomes of
healthcare; and what works, for whom, when, and at what cost. AHRQ is
interested in developing valid and reliable measures of the process and
outcomes of care, causation, and prevention of errors in healthcare,
strategies for incorporating quality measures into programs of quality
improvement, and dissemination and implementation of improvement mechanisms.
Expires 5/8/11. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-
136.html

E-mail: Denise.Dougherty@ahrq.hhs.gov

CFDA Number: 93.226

Contact:    Denise Dougherty, Program Officer
            540 Gaither Road
            6th Floor
            Rockville, MD 20850
            301/427-1868




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3. Program: AFAR Award Programs

Agency: American Federation for Aging Research

Next Deadline: Nov 09, 2010

Supports the following programs designed to encourage aging research & to
advance the careers of professionals: AFAR Research Grants (Deadline:
12/15/10); Paul Beeson Career Dev Awards (11/09/10); Julie Martin Mid-Career
Award (12/15/10); Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology Awards (12/15/10);
Ellison Medical Foundation/AFAR Postdoc Fellows Research Program (12/15/10);
The Cart Fund, Inc. (required LOI: 12/1/10); & Gilbert Foundation/AFAR New
Investigator Awards in Alzheimer's Disease (last deadline:12/15/09). Updated
information expected shortly. See http://www.afar.org/grants.html for
details.

E-mail: grants@afar.org

Contact:    Odette Van Der Willik, Director of Grant Programs
            55 West 39th Street
            16th Floor
            New York, NY 10018
            212/703-9977
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4. Program: Fellowships and Awards

Agency: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Next Deadline: Nov 17, 2010

Provides grant support for improving the quality of people's lives through
grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical
research and the prevention of child abuse. Currently available: Clinical
Scientist Award (Deadline 11/17/10). This award provides support for mentored
research to junior faculty members with an M.D. or M.D. /Ph D. (physician-
scientists) working in any disease area. See http://www.ddcf.org/Medical-
Research/ for details.

E-mail: ddcfcrf@aibs.org

Contact:    Program Staff
            650 Fifth Avenue, 19th Floor
            New York, NY 10019
            212/974-7000




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5. Program: Grants, Doctoral Scholarships & Awards

Agency: Foundation for Physical Therapy

Next Deadline: Jan 26, 2011

Supports projects in any physical therapy specialty, including Research
Grants to evaluate effectiveness of various physical therapy interventions.
New Investigator Fellowships for up 2 years to help train Ph.D. prepared
physical therapists as developing health services researchers (1/26/11);
Kendall Doctoral Scholarships support the first year of doctoral study (Last
deadline:8/18/10); & Promotion of Doctoral Studies support doctoral students
who have completed one full year of coursework (1/26/11); See
http://tinyurl.com/3az8p98.

E-mail: foundation@apta.org

Contact:    Karen Chesbrough, Scientific Program Administrator
            Research Office
            1111 North Fairfax Street
            Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
            800/875-1378
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6. Program: Fellowship Programs

Agency: Grant (William T.) Foundation

Next Deadline: Jan 05, 2011

Supports two fellowship programs for early- and mid- career scholar’s
research that enhances understanding of how settings work, how they affect
youth development and how they can be improved; and when, how and under what
conditions research evidence is used. Scholars Program focuses on career
development (Last deadline: 7/7/10); Distinguished Fellows supports mid-
career professionals (LOI Deadline: 1/5/11)). Limited submission: one
applicant may be nominated from a major division of an institution each year.
See http://tinyurl.com/ya86nd3 for details.

E-mail: iwilliams@wtgrantfdn.org

Contact:    Irene Williams, Grants Coordinator
            570 Lexington Avenue
            18th Floor
            New York, NY 10022-6837
            212/752-0071




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7. Program: Organ and Tissue Donation and Procurement Program

Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration

Next Deadline: Dec 01, 2010

Supports two programs to provide public outreach in the area of organ tissue
donation. Public Education Efforts to Increase Solid Organ Donation (deadline
12/1/10) supports implementation of public education & outreach to increase
organ donation. Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Organ and
Tissue Donation (12/14/10) supports projects to improve understanding of how
to increase solid organ donation. Projects may focus on community education
and outreach initiatives or hospital based efforts. In FY 11 $1.25 million
available to support 5 awards for each program. Universities eligible. See
http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/index.html.

CFDA Number: 93.134

Contact:    Rita Maldonado
            Healthcare Systems Bureau
            5600 Fishers Lane
            Rockville, MD 20857
            301/443-3622
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8. Program: Anna Lalor Burdick and Postdoctoral Programs

Agency: Lalor Foundation

Next Deadline: Jan 15, 2011

Anna Lalor Burdick Program (concept papers due 5/1 and 11/1) provides awards
of between $10,000 and $50,000 for projects to educate young women about
human reproduction to broaden and enhance their options in life. Postdoctoral
Research Fellowship (applications due 1/15) provides $35,000 per year (one-
year renewal available) for basic postdoctoral research in mammalian
reproductive biology as related to the regulation of fertility. Nominees must
hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent, but should not have a faculty appointment.
See http://www.lalorfound.org/ for details.

E-mail: shaff@gmafoundations.com

Contact:    Susan Haff, Foundation Administrator
            (extension 323)
            Grants Management Associates
            77 Summer Street, 8th floor
            Boston, MA 02110-1006
            617/426-7080




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9. Program: Behavioral & Social Science Research on Understanding & Reducing
            Health Disparities

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Next Deadline: Jan 11, 2011

OBSSR & many NIH institutes & centers encourage behavioral & social science
research (R01; R21) on the causes and solutions to health and disabilities
disparities in the U.S. population. The primary basic research question is
the causes of differences in the health status of populations (e.g.,
differences between African Americans vs. European Americans or the US
population as a whole). The goal is to move beyond documenting the existence
of health and disability disparities to addressing causes and solutions.
Expires 5/12/13. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-
136.html

E-mail: olsterd@od.nih.gov

CFDA Number: 93.865

Contact:    Deborah Olster, Acting Director
            OBSSR
            31 Center Drive
            Bethesda, MD 20892-2027
            301/402-1147
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10. Program: Alcohol Research Education Project Grants

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Next Deadline: Jan 25, 2011

Supports research education (R25) projects to develop alcohol education
activities in the health professions. Includes projects to support
dissemination of new knowledge acquired through alcohol research to a wide
array of health professionals, such as social workers, occupational
therapists, nurses, physicians, dentists, psychologists, pharmacists,
counselors & others. Appropriate activities may include development of
courses, programs, curricula, and related materials. Expires 5/8/11. See
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-082.html for details.

E-mail: pmurray@mail.nih.gov

CFDA Number: 93.273

Contact:    Peggy Murray, Office of the Director
            NIAAA
            5635 Fishers Lane
            Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
            301/443-2594




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11. Program: Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Next Deadline: Jan 07, 2011

Supports research (R01; R03; R21) to understand and prevent the progression
of HIV disease in the presence of continued alcohol exposure. Program
intended to appeal to a broad audience of alcohol and HIV/AIDS researchers,
including alcohol researchers with no prior experience in HIV/AIDS research,
but with a keen appreciation for the relationship between problem drinking
and HIV/AIDS; & HIV/AIDS researchers with no prior alcohol research
experience. Expires 1/8/13. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-
files/PA-10-103.html for R01 details.

E-mail: kbryant@mail.nih.gov

CFDA Number: 93.279

Contact:    Kendall J. Bryant, AIDS Coordinator
            Nat Inst on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
            6001 Executive Boulevard
            Bethesda, MD 20892-9555
            301/403-9289
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12. Program: Tech-Based Adherence Interventions for Substance Abusing Pops.
             with HIV

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Next Deadline: Jan 07, 2011

Supports research (R01; R34) on the efficacy of interventions that use
technological tools to foster adherence to HIV treatment regimens among
substance abusing populations in naturally occurring timeframes and contexts.
Multidisciplinary collaboration between social scientists, physician/nurse
researchers & technology experts encouraged. Expires 5/8/11. See
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-10-097.html for R01details.

E-mail: kahanas@mail.nih.gov

CFDA Number: 93.279

Contact:    Shoshana Kahana, Program Officer
            National Institute on Drug Abuse
            6001 Executive Boulevard
            Bethesda, MD 20892-9593
            301/443-2261




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13. Program: MBRS Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Next Deadline: Jan 25, 2011

Supports research (R25) to encourage development &/or expansion of programs
to improve academic & research competitiveness of underrepresented minority
students at the undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral levels & to
facilitate their progress toward careers in biomedical & behavioral research.
These institutional awards support selection of students, tuition remission;
supplies; equipment; travel; salary, wages, & fringe benefits for students &
faculty. Limited Submission: one application per institution. PAR expires
1/26/12. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-09-104.html

E-mail: riverara@nigms.nih.gov

CFDA Number: 93.859

Contact:    Alberto L. Rivera-Rentas, Program Director
            MBRS Branch
            Nat Inst of General Medical Sciences
            45 Center Drive
            Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
            301/594-3900
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14. Program: Integrating Biobehavioral & Sociocultural Research to Prevent
             HIV Transmission

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Next Deadline: Jan 07, 2011

NINR, NIDA, NIAID, and NICHD support theoretically grounded approaches (R01;
R21) to prevent HIV infection and transmission that incorporate biobehavioral
studies that are culturally appropriate. Biobehavioral approaches may be
biomedical or may consist of behavioral interventions using biological
markers of efficacy. Socio-cultural appropriateness involves, at minimum,
application of knowledge of the norms, beliefs, and values of potential
research subjects in varied contexts. Expires 5/8/11. See
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-188.html for R01 details.

E-mail: hosseinij@mail.nih.gov

CFDA Number: 93.361

Contact:    Jeanette Hosseini, Program Director
            National Institute of Nursing Research
            6701 Democracy Blvd
            Bethesda, MD 20892
            301/594-5972




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15. Program: Executive Nurse Fellows Program

Agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Next Deadline: Jan 18, 2011

Program is an advanced leadership program for nurses in senior executive
roles in health services, public health & nursing education who aspire to
help lead & shape the U.S. health care system. Selects 20 fellows with awards
up to $35 k over 3 yrs. Funds support self-directed learning activities,
independent study, & access to an electronic communications network.
Applicants must apply online. See
http://www.executivenursefellows.org./pdfarchives/cfa_ENF2011.pdf for
details.

E-mail: swan@ccl.org

Contact:    Valerie Swan, Program Director
            The Center for Creative Leadership
            One Leadership Place
            San Francisco, CA 94118
            336/286-4277
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16. Program: Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Next Deadline: Dec 22, 2010

Provides technical assistance and training funds to qualified intermediary
organizations to develop their capacity to undertake housing, community
facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas.
Approximately $6.3 million is available. Matching requirement is 1:1. See
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rhs/rcdi/ for details.

E-mail: susan.woolard@wdc.usda.gov

CFDA Number: 10.446

Contact:    Susan Woolard, Program Officer
            14th Street and Independence Avenue, SW
            Room 5014, South Building
            Washington, DC 20250
            202/720-9619




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17. Program: Children, Youth & Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community
             Projects

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Next Deadline: Nov 10, 2010

Supports projects to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive
community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported
by the Cooperative Extension System. Approximately $800,000 is available.
Eligibility limited to land-grant institutions. See
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/funding/rfas/cyfar_scp.html for details.

Email: llauxman@nifa.usda.gov

CFDA Number: 10.500

Contact:    Lisa Lauxman, Program Officer
            National Institute of Food and Agriculture
            1400 Independence Avenue, SW
            Washington, DC 20250-2225
            202/690-4568




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