Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Dept of Health & Human Services: Minority Resources...Money & More

FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More

Provided by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center's Information Services Team
November 07, 2012


Federal Grants

$500k or less . . .  

Non Federal Grants

Minority Population Specific: $500k or less . . . 
  • The Seattle Indian Health Board's Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI): Partnership to Support Depression Programming (PSDP). An opportunity for Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) to participate in a facilitated partnership and strategic planning process. Supported by a cooperative agreement through the Office of Minority Health. View Full Announcement [PDF | 69KB] Exit Disclaimer
$500k or less . . . 
  • The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA): PHA End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. The finalists will win a trip to Washington, D.C., where they'll present their idea before a panel of judges and all attendees at the PHA's Building a Healthier Future Summit on March 6-8, 2013. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • The Sunflower Foundation: Letters of Intent (LOI), Integrated Care Initiative. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer


  • The Commonwealth Fund: Webinar. Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy. November 13, 2012, at 2:00 pm, ET. Learn More Exit Disclaimer


  • The American Heart Association/Macy's: Go Red for Women Multicultural Scholarship Fund. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • Montana State University: NIMHD NIH-funded fellowship. Graduate Education in Health for Minority Scholars (GEhMS). View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • The University of Minnesota: The Division of Epidemiology & Community Health/Nutrition Graduate Program. PostdoctoraL Fellowship in Nutrition and Cancer. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention of the Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN2): Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions now open. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • The University of Arizona: Graduate Certificate in Maternal & Child Health (MCH)Scholarships avaialble. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer


  • Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: A free online database of faculty mentors & portfolio reviewers launched to support community-engaged careers in the academy. CCPH Database of Faculty Mentors and Portfolio Reviewers. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

American Indians/Alaska Native Health

  • Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board: A new website launched to serve as a national multimedia health resource for Native teens and young adults. The We R Native Website. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • Florida Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and the American Indian Advisory Council: Celebrating November as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Share the Spirit: Cultures, Traditions and Contributions. Resources, stats, history and a calendar of events now available. Learn More


  • NEI/National Eye Health Education Program: November is Diabetes Awareness Month A variety of resources in English and Spanish for community organizations and health professionals to use in educating people about diabetic eye disease are now available. Learn More

Emergency Preparedness

  • National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems: Hurricane Sandy Resources now available, including a crisis response map and local and federal relief organizations. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Health Care

  • American Public Health Association: Public health infographics now available. What Does Public Health Mean for You? Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Health Equity


  • Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: Forum. 2nd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Health Disparities Research. December 5-7, 2012 in Washington, DC. Learn More
  • Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: Knowledge for Equity Conference, National Conference on Using Data to Promote Health Equity and Address Disparities. November 13, 2012 8:00 am - November 14, 2012 5:00 pm in Silver Spring, MD. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • The Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health/Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH): First Annual Symposium. Environmental Justice And Environmental Health Disparities In Maryland And DC. December 1, 2012, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS): Webcast. Addressing Health Disparities for Minority Populations in Jails. 8:30 am EST on Thursday, December 6, 2012. Learn More Exit Disclaimer


  • University of Southern California: Obesity infographics now available.Understanding Childhood Obesity. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Pulmonary Health

  • FDA/CTP: Launch new Spanish and/or English pledge widget to protect kids from tobacco. Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction. Learn More

Substance Abuse

  • SAMHSA: Seven scripted modules to assist treatment program staff in understanding and implementing evidence-based group therapy practices based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 41, now available for download. Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy Inservice Training. Learn More

Opportunities for Public Comment

  • NIH: Request for Information (RFI) Pediatric Suicide Prevention in Emergency Medicine Settings. Seeking input on strategies to enhance suicide prevention efforts targeted at children and adolescents within emergency medicine department (ED) settings, where many individuals at high risk for suicide are seen. Feedback is requested from any and all organizations and individuals interested in youth suicide prevention research in the ED setting. Learn More

Adolescent Health

  • Office of Adolescent Health: Updated fact sheets on state and national summaries that focus on different areas of adolescent health and behavior now available. These fact sheets provide data from across federal agencies, so you can see exactly how adolescents in your state compare to the national averages. Fact sheets include:Physicial Health; Mental Health; Substance Abuse; and Healthy Relationships Learn More

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