Monday, February 1, 2016

New Funding Opportunity Announcement


Office of Minority Health

FY 2016 Funding Opportunity Announcement

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) administers grant programs to support projects that implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health disparities.

OMH has released a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for which applications are now being accepted.

Announcement Number: MH-CPI-16-001 
Estimated Funding Level: $2 million total ($1 million total for each Priority)


OMH announces the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 for the National Health Education Lupus Program (NHELP). The purpose of NHELP is to reduce lupus related health disparities among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations disproportionately affected by this disease by: (1) conducting a national health education program on lupus (Priority A); and (2) initiating an education action plan on clinical trials targeted at minority and/or disadvantaged populations, especially those most disproportionally affected by lupus (Priority B).  


Save the date for a technical assistance webinar for interested applicants on March 8 at 3 pm ET. Registration information will be posted shortly.

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