MCH Funding Opportunities

 

HRSA-18-072 R40 MR40 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR) Program
Organization Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Submission Deadline 1/8/18
Amount of Funding $500,000
Target Audience Only public or non-profit institutions of higher learning and public or private non-profit agencies engaged in research or in programs relating to maternal and child health and/or services for children with special health care needs are eligible to apply (42 CFR § 51a.3(b)). Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply, if they otherwise meet these eligibility criteria.
Topic/Details This announcement solicits applications for the R40 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR) Program. The MCH SDAR program supports applied MCH research that exclusively utilizes the secondary analysis of existing national databases and/or administrative records to improve the health and well-being of MCH populations.

 

Request for Proposals: Seed grants from the Institute of Diversity Science
Organization Institute of Diversity Sciences, UMass Amherst
Submission Deadline 2/1/2018
Amount of Funding Grants will range from $5,000 to $12,000. Funds may be used to pay for personnel, equipment, supplies, data collection costs, consultants, compensation of community partners, etc.
Target Audience 1. Team proposals must ensure that the topic of the project is related to human diversity, disparities, and/or inclusion broadly construed. The proposal should make an explicit case for how the proposed work fits this theme.
2. Project team members must come from at least two different departments at UMass, and ideally (but not required) from different colleges/schools on campus. Team members may also include community partners. The emphasis of the project should be on building multidisciplinary connections. Both new teams of individuals who have not collaborated previously as well as pre-existing teams that have had prior collaborations are eligible for this seed grant, as long as the proposed project is new and not funded by another source.
3. The PI must be a faculty member at UMass Amherst; graduate students may serve as co-PIs.
4. Proposed projects may involve new data collection or secondary analyses of existing datasets.Priority will be given to:
5. Projects that will be leveraged toward external grant applications. Proposals should provide details of the planned grant submission (e.g., name(s) of agency/foundation, timeline, and RFP/program announcement).
6. Projects that involve graduate students and/or undergraduate students and thereby provide hands-on student training.
7. Projects that include a social impact goal.
Topic/Details For questions please contact: Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, Ph.D. Director, Institute of Diversity Sciences
Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences
UMass Amherst (413) 545-0049 dasgupta@umass.edu

 

Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions among Immigrant Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Organization NIH – The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Submission Deadline 2/5/18
Amount of Funding Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Target Audience Organizations & Individuals (see eligibility requirements)
Topic/Details The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support innovative research to develop and implement effective interventions to address health disparities among U.S. immigrant populations.

 

Broad PCORI Funding Announcements – Cycle 1 2018 (for Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, Improving Healthcare Systems)
Organization PCORI – Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Submission Deadline February 2018
Amount of Funding Varied
Target Audience Varied
Topic/Details The Broad PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) seek investigator-initiated applications for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects aligned with our priority areas for research. This PFA covers the following four priority areas: Addressing Disparities; Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options; Communication and Dissemination Research; and Improving Healthcare Systems. We are looking for your best ideas to address needs of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders in making personalized clinical decisions across a wide range of conditions, populations, and treatments.

 

 

Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions Among Immigrant Populations (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Organization NIH – The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Submission Deadline 3/16/18
Amount of Funding The combined budget for direct costs for the two year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 direct costs may be requested in any single year.
Target Audience Organizations & Individuals (see eligibility requirements)
Topic/Details The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support and accelerate innovative exploratory and developmental research to develop and test feasibility of effective interventions to address health disparities among U.S. immigrant populations.

 

The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program
Organization Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Submission Deadline March 2018
Amount of Funding $420,000. This includes an annual $75,000 stipend, plus $30,000 per year for research support.
Target Audience M.D., D.D.S., nursing doctorate, or equivalent
Topic/Details The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program supports basic/biomedical, clinical, dental, nursing, and health services/epidemiology research.  The purpose of the AMFDP award is to facilitate the transition of the newly-trained clinician who wishes to develop into an independent investigator. 

 

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders
Organization Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Submission Deadline March 2018
Amount of Funding Total awards will be up to $350,000 per grantee organization for the duration of the three-year program. This amount includes grant funds to support the ongoing participation of all team members for all three years and a research project award. Note that additional resources, in the form of training, collaborative opportunities, and travel expenses, are also provided independent of this award.
Target Audience This call for applications seeks teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being. The applicant organization will be represented by the teams listed on its application. Applicants must be represented by a three-person team that will participate in grant activities. Each team must be comprised of three mid-career individuals: two researchers and one community partner.
Topic/Details The broad goal of the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) program is to produce diverse interdisciplinary leaders who conduct and apply high-quality, community-engaged, action-oriented, equity-focused health research in order to drive improvements in the health of communities. IRL teams will represent the grantee in this program and join together as a diverse cohort of fellows that will participate in a three-year program. During this time, fellows will receive: leadership training; the opportunity to learn and apply cutting-edge research methods; expert mentoring; networking opportunities; and fellowship and research funds, so that they may better effect change and become the next generation of leaders in population health and health equity research.

 

Clinical Scientist Development Award
Organization Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Submission Deadline 12/1/2017
Amount of Funding $165K/yr x 3yrs; 16 awards/yr
Target Audience Faculty, Assistant Professor, MD
Topic/Details The purpose of the Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award (CSDA) is to provide support to physician scientists at the Assistant Professor rank to:
1. Conduct an outstanding clinical research project
2. Enable research time protection to ease the tension between research and clinical responsibilities, and
3. Facilitate development of strong mentorship relations.
Ultimately, the CSDA program aims to enable physician-scientists’ achievement of independent and successful research careers.

 

Novice Researcher Award (Pediatric health, nutrition, environmental hazards)
Organization Gerber Foundation
Submission Deadline 12/1/2017
Amount of Funding $20K/yr x 1yr; 4-10 awards/yr
Target Audience Faculty, Assistant Professor
Topic/Details For fresh approaches to solving newborn or pediatric problems or emerging issues with a predictable time frame to clinical application. Projects should be focused on issues faced by care providers that, when implemented, will improve the health, nutrition and/or developmental outcomes for infants and young children.

 

Research Grant (Pediatric health, nutrition, environmental hazards)
Organization Gerber Foundation
Submission Deadline 12/1/2017
Amount of Funding $100K/yr x 3yrs; 10-15 awards/yr
Target Audience Faculty
Topic/Details For fresh approaches to solving newborn or pediatric problems or emerging issues with a predictable time frame to clinical application. Projects should be focused on issues faced by care providers that, when implemented, will improve the health, nutrition and/or developmental outcomes for infants and young children.

 

Greater Good Parenting: Request for Proposals
Organization The Greater Good Science Center at Berkley
Submission Deadline 12/11/17
Amount of Funding Most awards will range from a total of $25,000 to $50,000. However, we will also award 3-4 grants of up to $150,000 to programs with wide, national reach.
Target Audience Organizations that serve parents, particularly education programs run through schools, houses of worship, community centers, or other community-based organizations
Topic/Details The GGSC is pleased to announce a request for proposals (RFP) to help parents nurture generosity, gratitude, forgiveness, and related “prosocial” skills in themselves and their children. The programs must develop or expand innovative ways to educate parents on the research-based keys to guiding children toward choices that place the long-term good of their communities ahead of their immediate self-interest.