Thursday, January 5, 2017

OMH Announces 2017 Funding Opportunities



Office of Minority Health
FY 2017 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. Applications are due March 31, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET.  

Announcement Number: CPI-MP-17-002 
Estimated Funding Level: $2 million ($1 million for each Priority) 

OMH 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).

Save the datefor a technical assistance webinar for interested applicants on February 7, 2017 at3:00-4:00 pm ET.
An additional technical assistance webinar on “Evaluation – Review the Basics” will be held onFebruary 23, 2017 at 3:00-4:30 pm ET.



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. Applications are due by March 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET.
Announcement Number: MP-CPI-17-001
Opportunity Title: Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership) 
Estimated Funding Level: $4,700,000 per budget period
OMH announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2017 grant funds for the Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership) program. The Partnership program seeks 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.
Learn more about this FOA and how to apply.
Save the datefor a technical assistance webinar for interested applicants on February 22, 2017 at3:00-4:00 pm ET.
An additional technical assistance webinar on “Evaluation – Review the Basics” will be held onFebruary 23, 2017 at 3:00-4:30 pm ET.

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