$28M in Funding Helps Produce Infant, Child Health Experts

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Health Resources & Services Admin., HRSA); Program: Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND) (CFDA Number: 93.110) (Funding Opportunity Number; HRSA-16-031); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities; Funding: $28 million for 43 awards; Deadline: Feb. 6.

Summary: LEND funds graduate-level training program is to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who have, or are at risk for developing, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other neurodevelopmental and other related disabilities.

The program will also increase the number of sites able to diagnose or rule out autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities. Projects must: ensure trainees receive an appropriate balance of academic, clinical, and community opportunities; are culturally diverse; and provide evidence-based interventions to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.

Info:  http://tinyurl.com/hx43mf8 (NOFA);  Robyn Schulhof, 301/443-0258 or email rschulhof@hrsa.gov

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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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