Agency Sets Aside Funds For ‘Healthy Tomorrows’ Effort

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Dept. of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Admin. Program: Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (CFDA Number 93.110) (Funding Opportunity Number HRSA-17-008). Eligibility: Any public or private entity is eligible to apply. These include healthcare facilities, Indian tribes and organizations and faith-based organizations. Funding: $400,000 for eight awards. Grant recipients must contribute non-federal matching funds in years two through five of the project period equal to two times the amount of the federal grant award (i.e., if the federal grant award is for $50,000, then the matching requirement is $100,000, which can include in-kind contributions). Deadline: Aug. 2.

Summary: The Healthy Tomorrows program seeks to:

  • Support development of family-centered, culturally competent, community-based initiatives that plan and implement innovative and cost-effective approaches for focusing resources on preventive health and developmental objectives for vulnerable children, adolescents and their families, especially those with limited access to quality health services.
  • Foster collaboration among community organizations, individuals, agencies, businesses and families to achieve those objectives.
  • Involve pediatricians and other pediatric health professionals in community-based service programs.
  • Build community and statewide partnerships among professionals in health, education, social services, government and business to achieve self-sustaining programs to assure healthy children, adolescents and families.

Tip: Funding supports direct service projects, not research projects.  .

Info: Madhavi Reddy, 301/443-0754; e-mail mreddy@hrsa.gov; http://goo.gl/Fvkwso to view the full announcement.

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