Below is information on funding opportunities from the Academy and other organizations, as well as links to other funding key contacts and resources.
2013 Grant Program: Compassionate Healthcare within the Patient-Centered Medical Home
Deadline: February 13, 2013
In 2013, the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare aims to support and promote innovations that contribute to the development of patient centered medical home practices that exemplify compassionate healthcare. Proposals should describe specific initiatives for maintaining the continuity of compassionate relationships between patients and all levels of care providers—especially where team-based care or care transitions can leave patients confused about who is coordinating their care.
Determinants and Consequences of Personalized Health Care and Prevention
Application Deadline: February 28, 2013
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits U01 applications for economic research on the determinants and consequences of personalization in health care and prevention. The objective of the research program is to support foundational research, including analyses and development of research tools to advance understanding of factors that affect the value of personalized interventions to individuals and their families, health care providers and payers, and society at large; incentives and constraints facing individuals and their families, health care providers, research organizations, drug and device manufacturers, and others and how they affect the actual and optimal extent to which interventions are tailored to patients’ personal characteristics or preferences; and strategies to promote improvements in health and cost outcomes through personalization of health care and preventive interventions.
Call for Applications: 2013 Macy Faculty Scholars Program
Deadline: March 6, 2013 at 3pm ET
The Macy Faculty Scholars program is designed to support early- to mid-career faculty in medicine and nursing who are dedicated to improving the education of health professionals. Up to five faculty are selected each year to pursue educational change at their home institutions—innovations that better prepare health professions graduates to succeed in our changing health care system and meet our nation’s health care needs. Scholars receive salary support of $100,000 per year for two years and at least 50% protected time for two years to pursue their educational projects.
Grant Opportunity—Infrastructure Development Program in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Application Receipt Dates: December 19, 2013, December 19, 2014
This funding opportunity announcement from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) solicits Resource-Related Research Projects (R24) grant applications from organizations that propose to improve health outcomes by developing and disseminating evidence-based information to patients, clinicians, policy makers, and health care administrators, responding to their expressed needs about which clinical and health system design interventions are most effective for which patients under specific circumstances.
HRSA Public Health Internship Program
Application Deadline: Rolling
This Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Public Health Internship Program enables graduate and undergraduate students to experience Federal service through a one semester rotation at HRSA. Participants have frequent contact with HRSA public health experts in one of a wide-range of disciplines including, but not limited to, rural health policy, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, health care systems, and program analysis and evaluation.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces Call for Proposals for Public Health Law Research
Applications Due: Open
Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to public entities, nonprofits, tribal groups, and affiliated entities working to strengthen regulatory and policy approaches to improving public health.
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
Applications Due: Rolling
The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation seeks to fund projects that directly serve or impact children living in urban poverty, particularly in the areas of education, childhood health, and family economic stability.
Applications Due: Ongoing
The Hearst Foundations offer funding to direct medical services that promote wellness, prevention, and rehabilitation. Specific areas of interest include cancer, geriatrics, neonatology, perinatology, pediatrics, women's health, and the disabled.
Healthy Community Grants Program and the Healthy Community Outreach Program, Aetna and Aetna Foundation
Applications Due: Ongoing
This program fund community-based initiatives that increase access to quality health care and improve overall wellness in the areas of depression and obesity. Proposals must incorporate and/or demonstrate impact on either expansion of primary caregiver role and/or community care delivery. Health professions training and support programs to address the growing shortage of skilled nurses and representation of racially and ethnically diverse health care professionals across the continuum as well as health care professionals' cultural competency. Program inquiries should be directed to the Community Grants program information line at 860/273-6747 or the Aetna Foundation mailbox at AetnaFoundation@aetna.com.
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AAP Department of Community Pediatrics Funding Opportunities & Resources
Learn more about the Community Access to Child Health Program (CATCH) that offers funding opportunities for CATCH Planning Grants, CATCH Implementation Grants, and CATCH Visiting Professorships; the Healthy Tomorrows Partnerships for Children Program (HTPCP); Funding Resources by State; and Fundraising/Nonprofit Resources.
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Grants.gov includes information from grant-making agencies across the federal government. You can also sign up to receive grants announcements from the Federal Grants Opportunities (FGO) site. After subscribing, you will receive announcements of both new grants and modifications of existing grant announcements.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Grant Opportunities
This site provides information on open maternal and child health grant opportunities, a grant program spotlight, and technical assistance resources.
SparkAction brings together the latest news, research, trends, and stories from across the child and youth field so you can get informed and take action on the issues that matter most to you. This site features guides, tips, and grant alerts to help fund activities to promote sustaining a powerful voice for children, youth, and communities.
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