Thursday, January 11, 2018

Funding Opportunity to Address Lupus


u s department of health and human services - office of minority healthFY 2018 Funding Opportunity Announcement
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers cooperative agreement and 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 30, 2018by 6:00 pm ET. To receive consideration, you must submit your application electronically via Grants.gov no later than this due date and time.
Announcement Number: MP-CPI-18-00 
Estimated Funding Level: $2 million 
OMH announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2018 grant funds for the National Lupus Training, 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) developing public-private and community partnerships to promote recruitment and enrollment of minority populations affected by lupus into clinical trials (Priority A); and (2) creating a research plan and develop/test effective clinical trial education models to improve attitudes and practices of health care providers and paraprofessionals that will refer minority populations to lupus clinical trials (Priority B). 
FOA and How

Technical Assistance Webinars
Save the datefor a technical assistance webinar for interested applicants on February 7, 2018 at 3:00-4:00 pm ET.
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An additional technical assistance webinar on “Evaluation – Review the Basics” will be held on February 8, 2018 at 3:00-4:00 pm ET.
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