The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeks R21 proposals for RFA-HS-14-007 for "Deliberative Approaches: Patient and Consumer Input for Implementing Evidence-Based Health Care" grants. Funded projects will be designed to gain insight into patient and public views to improve clinical programs and policy decisions. Letters of intent are due Jan. 6 and the application deadline is Feb. 8, 2014.
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The UMN Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Office of Community Engagement for Health (OCEH) announces the 2014 Driven to Discover Community Health Research Grants Program. Designed to support pilot research about health issues in Minnesota, funded projects will be required to recruit and enroll subjects at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair in August.
This project coincides with the new Driven to Discover research facility that is being built with funding from the UMN Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)as a venue and resource for carrying out population-based research. Letters of interest are due Jan. 2, 2014 and the application deadline is Jan. 31, 2014. See the Request for Proposal (RFP) for details. Questions can be directed to Deborah Hendricks at email@example.com 612/624-4247.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy has published the following foundation grants:
Notah Begay III Foundation
Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Program
Twelve grants of up to $20,000 each will be awarded to organizations working to prevent childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native American children. Preference given to applicants in Arizona, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin.
Deadline: Dec. 16, 2013
Jerome H. Stone Philanthropy Award for Alzheimer's Research
The award recognizes entities that have made significant philanthropic investments to help promote, accelerate, and advance Alzheimer's research.
Deadline: Dec. 16, 2013
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization
Proposed projects should focus on research, demonstration and evaluation projects that examine major changes in health-care financing and their effects on public policy. Proposed projects should focus on improved access to more affordable and higher quality health services.
Calls for proposals are ongoing. Check the site for deadlines and FAQs.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) publishes a weekly table of contents (TOC) as a guide for grants, contracts and notices related to federal funding. The Dec. 6, 2013 TOC includes:
NRSA Institutional Research (parent) Training Grant (T32)
PA-14-016 (reissue of PA-11-184)
Deadline: Jan. 25, 2014
NRSA (short-term) Institutional Research Training Grant (T35)
PA-14-016 (reissue of PA-14-015)
Deadline: Jan. 25, 2014
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) (R01)
Proposals will promote nutrition research related to nutrigenetics or nutrigenomics through collaborative interaction among nutrition researchers and experts in omics technologies.
Deadline: Letters of intent are due 30 days before the application due date, which is March 20, 2014.
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
The Palliative Care Research Cooperative: Enhancing Sustainability and Building the Science of Palliative Care (R01)
Deadline: Feb. 6, 2014
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Seeding Collaborations for Translational Research to Discover and Develop New Therapies for Diseases and Conditions within NIDDK's Mission (R01)
Letters of intent are due 30 days before application deadline, which is Feb. 5, 2013
~NIH Weekly TOC for Nov. 22, 2013
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) published the following funding opportunities:
Nursing Workforce Diversity Program
Up to $4 million available for funding that aims to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2014
Advanced Nursing Education Program
Up to $16.2 million in funds for projects that address healthcare needs of persons with multiple chronic conditions.
Deadline: Jan. 28, 2014
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) Program
Up to $7 million to 3-year interprofessional collaborative practice cooperative agreements to increase access to quality care and population-centered health outcomes.
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2014
Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health: Healthy Start Initiatives (3 opportunities)
These grants, with up to nearly $52 million in awards, will refund research to reduce infant morbidity and address the on-going needs of high-risk women and their families before, during and after pregnancy.
Deadline: Jan. 17, 2014
The nomination deadline for 2014 Distinguished McKnight University Professorship Awards is Feb. 3, 2014. The awards recognize outstanding faculty members who have recently achieved full professor status. For nomination information, see 2014 McKnight awards or email Chris Bremer or call 612/625-6176.
Proposals for 2014-15 research and creative collaboratives awarded through the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) are due Jan. 31. IAS seeks systemwide participation among UMN faculty, students or staff for funding requests up to $12,000 each. and encourages graduate student participation. See the application details.
Check out SciVal Funding, an Elsevier suite of online resources offered through the UMN Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). Funding opportunities in 2014 include:
~APN and DNP student fellowship opportunities offered by the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, which states there are more than 70 opportunities and $500K worth of awards, scholarships and research grants
~Macy Faculty Scholars program that provides a total of 5 awards for up to $100K of faculty salary support in academic health disciplines. Learn more.
~Sigma Theta Tau International grants funded through the National League for Nursing (NLN).
~PIVOT (foundation and federal agency grants)
~Aug. 5, 2012 OVPR blog post about subscribing to these resources
The NIH Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) program offers developmental training and research opportunities on the NIH campus in a variety of biomedical disciplines. The program is open to postdoctoral, pre-doctoral, post-baccalaureate, technical school and high school students. Selected applicants will receive training, tuition, mentoring, career counseling, travel and relocation assistance. Duration of the award period varies with a maximum of five years. Interested applicants may apply directly to a specific NIH principal investigator or through the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE).
~NIH research training, career development and related programs site
Applications for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) are due Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at 6 p.m. CST. Doctoral nursing students interested in boosting their basic or clinical research careers can become fellows starting fall 2014. Learn more or contact Dr. Mary B. Engler, NINR Division of Intramural Research Training Program Director, 301/594-0081.
~Check out video testimonials from past fellows