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New Public Health Funding Grant Opportunitites Available
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May, 2009

Access to Electronic Consumer Health Information
SOURCE: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8/3/09.
$ AVAILABLE: Three projects up to $25,000 each will be available.
ELIGIBILITY: Network members in the NN/LM SCR (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) are eligible to apply. Network membership is free and open to any organization interested in providing health information. To apply for membership go to http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/member.html.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this outreach initiative is to ensure that health professionals, their patients and the general public are connected to the health information resources they need to make informed health care decisions. This solicitation will focus on projects designed to improve access to electronic consumer health information for such groups and organizations as: consumers, the underserved and minority health care professionals, public health workers, public libraries, and community-based and faith-based organizations.
CFDA: Not listed
CONTACT: Karen Vargas, (800) 338-7657, e-mail: karen.vargas@exch.library.tmc.edu. For more information see http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/aechi.html
From National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region e-mail, 5/8/09
Subject(s) technology, public health

Exploring Linkages Between Health Outcomes and Environmental Hazards, Exposures, and Interventions for Public Health Tracking and Risk Management: EPA-G2009-STAR-B1
SOURCE: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8/5/09.
$ AVAILABLE: $3 million for five awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Public nonprofit institutions/organizations (includes public institutions of higher education and hospitals) and private nonprofit institutions/organizations (includes private institutions of higher education and hospitals) located in the U.S., state and local governments, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, and U.S. territories or possessions are eligible to apply.
PURPOSE: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications to develop new or improved environmental public health indicators (EPHIs) to build linkages between environmental hazards, human exposures, and public health outcomes. The aim of the research is to develop indicators that can be used for long-term tracking and surveillance of environmental public health, making better informed decisions, and assessing the actual impacts of environmental risk management decisions.
CFDA: 66.509
CONTACT: William Stelz, (202) 343-9802, e-mail: stelz.william@epa.gov. For more information see http://es.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2009/2009_star_ephi.html
From Grants.gov Web site, accessed 5/13/09
Subject(s) public health, environmental health, health policy research

Express Outreach Award
SOURCE: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: There are two application cycles: 8/3/09 and 2/1/10.
$ AVAILABLE: At least eight projects of up to $5,000 each will be awarded.
ELIGIBILITY: Network members in the NN/LM SCR (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) are eligible to apply. Network membership is free and open to any organization interested in providing health information. To apply for membership go to http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/member.html.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Express Outreach Award is to support a wide range of outreach projects aimed at improving access to and use of the National Library of Medicine's databases to improve access to health and biomedical information.
CFDA: Not listed
CONTACT: Karen Vargas, (800) 338-7657, e-mail: karen.vargas@exch.library.tmc.edu. For more information see http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/exp_outreach.html
From National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region e-mail, 5/8/09
Subject(s) technology, public health

Partners in Public Health Information Outreach
SOURCE: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: 7/1/09. Application: 8/3/09.
$ AVAILABLE: Two projects up to $25,000 will be awarded.
ELIGIBILITY: Network members in the NN/LM SCR (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) are eligible to apply. Network membership is free and open to any organization interested in providing health information. To apply for membership go to http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/member.html.
PURPOSE: The goal of the Partners in Public Health Information Outreach award is to provide the public health workforce with timely, convenient access to information resources that can help them perform their jobs more effectively.
CFDA: Not listed
CONTACT: Karen Vargas, (800) 338-7657, e-mail: karen.vargas@exch.library.tmc.edu. For more information see http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/publichealth_rfp.html
From National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region e-mail, 5/8/09
Subject(s) technology, public health

Promoting Child and Youth Safety: Community Initiatives and Public Awareness: OJJDP-2009-2232
SOURCE: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/15/09.
$ AVAILABLE: $1,650,000 for an unspecified number of awards.
ELIGIBILITY: State, county, city, or township governments; public and state controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized); and nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to help communities develop and implement evidence-based, field-initiated demonstration projects that promote child and youth safety and to provide resources and expertise to help communities develop effective public awareness strategies about youth safety.
CFDA: 16.543
CONTACT: Will Bronson, (202) 305-2427, e-mail: willie.bronson@usdoj.gov or Lou Ann Holland, (202) 305-2742, e-mail: lou.ann.holland@usdoj.gov. For more information see http://ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2009/PromotingChildandYouthSafety.pdf
From Grants.gov Web site, accessed 5/13/09
Subject(s) children's health, adolescent health, public health

Regional Symposium Awards
SOURCE: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/1/09.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to $8,600 per symposium.
ELIGIBILITY: Network members in the NN/LM SCR (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) are eligible to apply. Network membership is free and open to any organization interested in providing health information. To apply for membership go to http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/member.html.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this award is to allow Network members to work with the NN/LM SCR office to coordinate and implement a symposium.
Potential Symposium Topics (this list is not all-inclusive):
* Emerging health information technologies.
* Hospital library advocacy.
* Health information literacy.
* Health information outreach to community based organizations, public health workforce, or allied health professionals, or assessment and evaluation.
The symposium should include information about the products and services of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Webcasting or recording the symposium is recommended for viewing by Network members who are unable to attend the symposium.
CFDA: Not listed
CONTACT: Karen Vargas, (800) 338-7657, e-mail: karen.vargas@exch.library.tmc.edu. For more information see http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/symposium.html
From National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region e-mail, 5/8/09
Subject(s) health professions training

Strengthening Communities Fund -- Nonprofit Capacity Building Program -- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009: HHS-2009-ACF-OCS-SI-0091
SOURCE: Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/7/09.
$ AVAILABLE: $34 million for 34 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: State, county, city, township, or special district governments; public, state, and private-controlled institutions of higher education, Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized tribal governments); nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education); for-profit organizations (other than small businesses); small businesses; and faith-based and community-based organizations.
PURPOSE: This announcement announces that applications will be accepted for new cooperative agreements to experienced organizations to provide nonprofit organizations serving as project partners, with capacity building training, technical assistance, and competitive financial assistance. The focus of this program is to build the capacity of funded projects’ nonprofit partners in order to address the broad economic recovery issues present in their communities, including helping low-income individuals secure and retain employment, earn higher wages, obtain better-quality jobs, obtain health care, and gain greater access to state and Federal benefits and tax credits.
CFDA: 93.711
CONTACT: Thom Campbell, (800) 281-9519, e-mail: ocs@lcgnet.com. For more information see http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2009-ACF-OCS-SI-0091.html
From GrantsWire e-mail, 5/13/09
Subject(s) public health, community health services



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