Monday, January 13, 2014

Funding Opportunity: Mobilization for Health, National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA) Program

The Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA) Program is designed to promote and accelerate partnerships, catalyzing collaborations in improving health through access to, and use of, preventive services across the United States. The program is designed to establish integrated, collaborative local, state, regional, or tribal partnerships to increase community awareness and action on preventive health services, particularly those provided through Health Promotion Programs and Services.

Please note the following dates:
A pre-application webinar will be scheduled on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 1-3p.m. ET. Further details of the pre-application webinar can be found on: http://www.hhs.gov/grants/.

Applications are due March 3, 2014 by 5 p.m. ET

Broad public health partnerships are encouraged between academic, governmental, community based and faith based organizations.

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This funding opportunity announcement has 2 parts:
A) Awards $50,000 to $75,000.
B) Awards not to exceed $500,000.

To ensure adequate time to successfully submit the application, HHS/OASH recommends that applicants register immediately in Grants.gov since the registration process can take up to one month. For information on registering for Grants.gov, refer to http://www.grants.gov or contact the Grants.gov Contact Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (excluding Federal holidays) at 1-800-518-4726 or support@grants.gov.

Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) announce the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year 2014.
The Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA) grant program is designed to do the following:
  • Promote and accelerate partnerships
  • Catalyze collaborations to improve health and wellness through access to and use of preventive services across the United States
  • Educate and train health workers and the public
  • Establish communication programs for all community populations regardless of social and economic barriers or race/ethnicity
The program seeks to establish integrated, collaborative local, state, regional, and tribal partnerships to increase community awareness and action on preventive health services.
Applications 
Applications are due March 3, 2014, by 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Applicants should clearly identify Part A (1-year award) or Part B (up to a 3-year award) in their application. Successful applicants will be single organizations that coordinate and oversee multiple partners that will implement the proposed activity. All applications for this funding opportunity must be submitted electronically through http://grants.gov and must be received by5:00 p.m. (ET) on March 3, 2014.
Pre-Application Webinar
A pre-application webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (ET).
Register to join the public pre-application webinar. A registration confirmation email will be sent to you. Keep this email within easy reach when joining the webinar; it includes your conference access information, including a unique PIN.
Grant application questions can be submitted prior to the webinar via emails toOASHGRANTFOA@hhs.gov. Questions during the webinar can be entered into the webinar chat box.
Frequently Asked Questions. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions on the NPPA Program for more information.

Assistance Registering for the Webinar
If you need assistance with registering, please contact Chanya Liv by email atOASHGRANTFOA@hhs.gov or by phone at 202-690-2470.
HHS welcomes the attendance of the public at its pre-application webinar and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Chanya Liv at OASHGRANTFOA@hhs.govor 202-690-2470 at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.
For more information: Access the funding opportunity announcement

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