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ANA offers grants

nurse_cap.jpgThe American Nurses Foundation (ANA) is offering two (2) awards at $5,000 each for beginning researchers. An additional two (2) awards of $10,000 each are available for experienced nurse scientists. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2014. For more information visit www.givetonursing.org or contact Gisele Marshall at 301/628-5229.
~Cast your vote by April 18, 2014 to name a nurse among Modern Healthcare's top 100 most influential people

CTSI seeks scholar applicants

The UMN Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) seeks faculty applicants for career development funding toward clinical and translational research. Assistant professors are eligible for the opportunity which funds 75 percent salary support, up to $26,000 annually for three years in travel funds, training and ongoing mentorship support. Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on May 15, 2014. Learn more.

Weekly NIH-TOCs available

Check out National Institutes of Health (NIH) weekly funding opportunities and notices for April 4, March 28 and March 21. Items include:
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NOTICES
NIH Policy for Managing Conflict of Interest in the Peer Review of Concepts and Proposals for Research and Development Contract Projects
NOT-OD-14-069
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FUNDING
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R21)
PA-14-159
Deadline: June 16, 2014
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Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R01)
PA-14-161
Deadline: June 5, 2014
Funded projects will develop new interventions, programs, policies, practices and tools that can be used by organizations that help older adults remain healthy and active.
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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
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Girls Education - Strengthen Family and Community Support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children Program
RFA-656-14-000001
The program has $15,864, 752 to fund up to 7 awards for projects that support healthcare and nutrition for orphans, vulnerable children and caregivers who may be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.
Deadline: May 7, 2014
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-based Strategies and Public Health Care Collaboration
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CDC-RFA-EH14-1404
Deadline: May 12, 2014
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science
Several types of grants available: (R43) - (R44) - (R01) - (R41) - (R42)
PA-14-154 -R43/44
These small business innovation research grants (SBIR) are designed to support in-depth development of phase one projects which are likely to result in commercial products and services.
Deadline: May 7, 2014
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PA-14-155 - R01
This initiative aims to address biomedical research in computing, informatics, and Big Data science through early-stage development of new software, tools, methodologies and approaches.
Deadline: May 7, 2014
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PA-14-157 - R41/42
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Note: Awards are made to small business concerns only. More SBIR information.

NIH TOCs published

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has published its weekly table of contents (TOCs) for the weeks of March 7 and March 14, 2014. Highlights include:
NOTICES
Adjustments to May 25-28, 2014 Grant Application Due Dates
NOT-OD-14-070
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NIH Extramural Grant Systems Upgrade for Unicode Compatibility Means Memorial Day Weekend Downtime
NOT-OD-14-071
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Notice of Reissuance of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship Funding Opportunity Announcements
NOT-OD-14-066
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FUNDING
Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R01)
PA-14-155
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Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)
PA-14-147
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Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 - Diversity)
PA-14-148
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Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)
PA-14-149
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Related:
~March 14 NIH Record online newsletter

NINR has community partnership research grants

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has three funding opportunities to foster community-engaged research:
Community Partnerships to Advance Research (R15)
PA-14-140
Deadline: June 25, 2014
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Community Partnerships to Advance Research (R21)
PA-14-141
Deadline: June 16, 2014
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Community Partnerships to Advance Research (R01)
PA-14-142
Deadline: July 5, 2014

Global teaching funds offered

The UMN Global Programs & Strategy Alliance (GPS Alliance), Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) and the Office of Information Technology (OIT) have teamed up to offer funds to enhance international cohort learning and course redesign. The ITL Cohort Program is available to UMN faculty, lecturers and adjunct instructors. The year-long program and intensive three-day session (Jan. 7-9, 2015) provide opportunities for faculty to internationalize their curriculum. Departmental approval and support is required. See the instructions, applicant form and support documentation form. Deadline is April 18, 2014 by 4 p.m.

CURA grant deadline is April 18

The University Metropolitan Consortium (UMC) Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) seeks proposals for its Metropolitan Research Grant Program. CURA will fund 2 to 3 proposals ranging from $70,000 to $110,000 each that involve a community partner and address 1 of the following topics:

  • Regional economic analysis
  • Education
  • Immigration
  • Urbanization and water resources
  • Institutional redesign
Deadline to apply is April 18, 2014. See the RFP for details.
Related:
~Other CURA grant opportunities
~Previously funded projects

View HRSA grants list

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The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) has funding available for projects related to maternal and child health, rural health and more.

Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting: Nonprofit Organizations
HRSA-14-101
Deadline: April 18, 2014
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Health Care Transitions Research Network for Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
HRSA-14-036
Deadline: May 12, 2014
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National Rural Health Policy and Community Development Program
HRSA-14-080
Deadline: March 31, 2014
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~HRSA FY 2015 budget overview

Apply for AHRQ primary care grants

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has the following funding opportunities:

Evaluation of AHRQ Initiative to Accelerate the Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Findings into Primary Care (R01)
RFA-HS-14-009
Applicants will propose comprehensive approaches designed to improve the capacity of primary care practices with a focus on the ABCS (Aspirin use by high risk individuals, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation).
Deadline: Letters of intent due May 23; application due date is July 3, 2014 by 5 p.m. CDT
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Accelerating the Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Findings into Primary Care Practice (R18)
RFA-HS-14-008
This initiative will fund cooperatives to provide quality improvement support to small and medium primary care practices within a defined geographic service area.
Deadline: Letters of intent due May 23; application due date is July 3, 2014 by 5 p.m. CDT

Fellowships available from UMII

The UMN Informatics Institute (UMII) is offering two types of faculty fellowships:
Deadline for the UMII Transdisciplinary Research Fellowship is April 15, 2014. The award provides salary and fringe benefits for associate professors during two consecutive semesters starting fall 2014 or spring 2015 plus discretionary funds of up to $75,000 for the two-year period. Applicants must be nominated by the dean of their college/school or the chancellor of a system campus. Up to six awards are available, four of which will address MnDrive focal areas.

Deadline for the UMII Faculty in Industry Fellowship is March 31, 2014. The fellowship provides summer salary of up to two months to UMN faculty who form and build industry partnerships. Candidates must be nominated by their unit heads/chairs. Proposals must be accompanied by a Value Matrix.

Related:
~Feb. 19 OVRP article on UMII
~Extramural funding opportunities focused on data and informatics (mostly NSF)

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