HHS Funds Outreach to Reduce Youth Violence, Childhood Obesity

The Health & Human Services Dept. Eunice Kennedy Shriver Nat’l Institute of Child Health offers grants to reduce public health gaps through the Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13) Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-15-032 (CFDA Number: 93.865).

Deadline: Jan. 29.

Eligibility: Schools, nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status; governments, institutions of higher education; tribes, faith- or community-based organizations; for-profits, including small business; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $30,000 each (no match required);

The Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series grants pay for efforts to bring together academic institutions and community organizations to identify opportunities for reducing health disparities through the use of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR). Priority areas to address are: infant mortality, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), maternal mortality, childhood/adolescent obesity, youth violence prevention and pediatric injury prevention.

This is an ongoing funding program with authorization and deadlines through 2016. If you don’t succeed at winning a grant during one cycle, there is no prohibition against re-applying for money in a subsequent cycle.

Contact: Bryan Clark, 301/435-6975, clarkb@mail.nih.gov

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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