Thursday, September 1, 2011

Request for Proposals Gregg Allman Hepatitis C Community Education Grant Fund

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Task Force for Global Health (Task Force) are pleased to announce  the availability of funding through the NVHR Gregg Allman Hepatitis C Community Education Grant Fund.                
NVHR is a coalition of public, private and voluntary organizations dedicated to reducing the incidence of infection, morbidity and mortality from viral hepatitis in the United States. The Task Force works in the areas of disease eradication and control, child well being, global health collaboration, and public health informatics to provide and improve the resources necessary for better global health for those in need. NVHR is a project of the Task Force. We expect to award 6 -8 grants not to exceed the amount of $10,000 each.        
Who Can Apply
This call for proposals is open to all non-profit community-based organizations, health care organizations, and social service organizations interested in advancing hepatitis C education and awareness. Organizations interested in applying must have 501 (c) 3 status.  Membership in NVHR is not required, but applicants are encouraged to join if they are not already members (visit www.nvhr.org). Activities that are eligible for funding may include, but are not limited to:       
·         Conducting trainings and workshops for stakeholders, including medical p al providers, patients, and the general al public  
·         Community based or organization based education or awareness initiatives, such as localized public education and awareness events or campaigns, or internal company/organization based education or awareness campaigns TFGH/NVH HR August, 2011 -1   

Important Application Dates:
Thursday, September 1: Technical assistance conference call -11:00 a.m. pacific/1:00 p.m. central, 2:00 p.m. eastern time  Dial In: 877-989-4822 code: 777293#
Monday, September 12: Letter of intent due by 5 p.m. EDT via email to mbsaly@nvhr.org
Friday October 7: Last day to submit proposals – Proposals must be received by 5 p.m. EDT via email to: mbsaly@nvhr.org
Monday, October 10: Applicants will be notified of receipt of proposal
October 10 - October 31: Committee review of proposals
November 1: Applicants notified of awards
November 15: Project period begins. (This date is subject to change)

Any additional questions about the application process should be directed to mbsaly@nvhr.org or 707-480-0596 (between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. pacific time)

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