Wednesday, October 17, 2012

FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More

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FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More

From the Office of Minority Health Resource Center's Information Services Team
October 17, 2012


Federal Grants

$500k or more . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Limited Competition: Data Coordinating Center for The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) Study (UC4) Grant. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health (NIH) & U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (P50). View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Trials (R01) Grant View Full Announcement
$500k or less . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health (NIH): Prevention of HIV Transmission/Acquisition through a better understanding of Reproductive Health (R01). View Full Announcement
  • USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program Grant View Full Announcement
  • Delta Regional Authority: Health IT Workforce Revolving Loan Fund. View Full Announcement

Non Federal Grants

$500k or less . . . 


  • HHS/Administration for Children and Families: Funding resource guide now available. A Guide to Resources and Funding for Community & Faith-Based Organizations. Learn More [PDF | 1.16MB]



  • CDC: New digital press kit available. Multistate Meningitis Outbreak. Digital Kit includes: quotes, resources, websites, and more. Learn More

American Indians/Alaska Native Health


  • CDC/NCEH-Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry/APHA: Webinar. This is the fourth in a four-part series. When Every Drop Counts: Initiatives in Indian Country Monday, Oct. 22, 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. EDT. Learn More Exit Disclaimer


  • Office of Minority Health Resource Center: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Find action Steps for your community, resources and more. Learn More
  • HHS: App challenge. Reducing Cancer Among Women of Color. The challenge invites developers to create an application (app) for mobile devices that can help improve the prevention and treatment of breast, cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer. Learn More



  • American Diabetes Association: 5th Disparities Partnership Forum. Overcoming Diabetes: Diabetes Care in High Risk Populations. October 22 - 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Health Care

  • AHRQ: New toolkit released. The CUSP Toolkit includes training tools to build the capacity to address safety issues by combining clinical best practices and the science of safety in order to improve the foundation of how physicians, nurses, and other clinical team members work together. Learn More
  • The Commonwealth Fund: New report brief released. The Impact of Health Reform on the Medicare Advantage Program: Realigning Payment with Performance. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer

Health Equity


  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Health Forum. 24th National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. December 9-12, 2012, in Orlando, Florida. Scholarships available for NAPH members. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Heart Disease

  • HHS: App Challenge. The Million HeartsTM Risk Check Challenge invites developers to create a mobile app that will help consumers take a heart health risk assessment, find places to get their blood pressure and cholesterol checked, and use the results to work with their health care professional to develop a plan to improve their heart health. Learn More

Hispanic/Latino Health


  • AARP/Latino Magazine: No Mas Hambre Forum, is part of a nationwide initiative launched to raise awareness of hunger in the Latino community. October 24, 2012 in Atlanta, GA Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • HHS: Webinar. Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar: Substance Abuse. October 24 from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. EDT Learn More


  • CDC: New data report released. HIV Testing at CDC-Funded Sites, United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, 2010. Read Full Report [PDF | 691KB]

Infant/Child Health

  • Office of Safe and Healthy Students: New training toolkit available. Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment in Our Nation's Classrooms. Learn More
  • National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition-Perinatal Nutrition Working Group: New consumer guide available. A Seafood Lover's Guide to Eating During Pregnancy. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • Society for Public Health Education: October 15-19th is National Health Education Week (NHEW) 2012. Adolescent Health: Planting Seeds for a Healthier Generation. Resources now available. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • Health & Disability Working Group: New report released. Financing the Special Health Care Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care: A Primer. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer


  • March of Dimes: 2012 March of Dimes Perinatal Conference for Health Professionals. Delivering Change. November 7, 2012 in Overland Park, KS 66210. Speakers include: Tonya Lewis Lee, National Spokesperson for OMH's "Healthy Baby Begins with You" campaign. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • The Prematurity Prevention Network: Webinar. The Puzzle of the Early Detection of Preterm Labor and Prevention of Preterm Birth. October 26th from 12:00pm-1:30pm EDT. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Mental Health

  • SAMHSA: Annual Report to Congress 2010 released. Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program, Evaluation Findings. Read Full Report

Substance Abuse

  • SAMHSA: A new online analysis system now available allows researchers to produce frequencies and cross-tabulations using restricted-use data files. Restricted-Use Data Analysis System (R-DAS). Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Violence Prevention

  • SAMHSA: October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Latest resource now available. Learn More


  • White House: President Proclamation. Blind Americans Equality Day, 2012, which is honored on October 15, 2012. Learn More

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