Grants Support Anti-Obesity, Child Autism Efforts

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Health Resources & Services Admin., HRSA); Program: Promoting Healthy Weight among Children with ASD and other Special Health Care Needs (CFDA Number: 93.110) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-16-044); Eligibility: Governments, 501(c)(3) nonprofits, faith-based and community based organization and public health programs (priority given to programs with significant experience/expertise with autism spectrum disorder); Funding (estimated): $250,000 for a single award (estimated); Deadline (tentative): February, solicitation to be released in December.

Summary: These federal grants help improve nutrition and healthcare access for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ┬áThe funds support promotion of coordinated research activities and help address obesity among ASD children and youth. Priority is given to applicants with early intervention projects or existing partnerships with HRSA’s healthy weight initiatives and other components of HRSA’s Combating Autism Act Initiative Programs.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/odvgplf;  Jessica DiBari, jdibari@hrsa.gov or phone: 301/443-4690.

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