Monthly Archives: July 2014

2014-07-25: Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program

Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-TCRGP-004555
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: USDA-NIFA
Closing Date: 2014-07-25
Award Ceiling: $200,000

Description: This program was designed to assist 1994 Land-Grant Institutions (Tribal Colleges) in building institutional research capacity through applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation or regional problems.  Awards are to be made on the basis of a competitive review process.  Collaboration with 1862 or 1890 Land Grant Institutions is a requirement.  Eligible institutions may propose projects in any discipline of the food and agricultural sciences.
Link: www.grants.gov…

2014-07-25: Educational Opportunities for Community Leaders

Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-14-GR-015-SCA-06232014
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: DOS-AFG
Closing Date: 2014-07-25
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: In order to have an impact on communities at the most grassroots level, engaging local religious leaders who lead and influence these communities is key.  These individuals have been referred to as the ?cognitive center of gravity? of their communities.  In providing English and Information Technology (IT) training for local religious leaders in various locations nationwide, we aim to provide access to information and technology that they might not otherwise have.  These local leaders, in turn, can serve as role models for their local communities with regard to the benefits of accessing information through the Internet and learning English language.
Link: www.grants.gov…

2014-07-21: Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program

Funding Opportunity Number: CMS-1H0-14-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: HHS-CMS
Closing Date: 2014-07-21
Award Ceiling: $200,000

Description: The Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the availability of funds under this grant program to assist researchers in conducting health services research for 2014.  The purpose of the Hispanic grant program is to implement Hispanic health services research activities to meet the needs of diverse CMS beneficiary populations.  The grant program is designed to: 1) encourage health services and health disparities researchers to pursue research issues which impact Hispanic Medicare, Medicaid, and Children Health Insurance Program (CHIP) health services issues, 2) conduct outreach activities to apprise Hispanic researchers of funding availability to conduct research-related issues affecting Hispanic communities to expand the pool of applicants applying for such grants, 3) assist CMS in implementing its mission focusing on health care quality and improvement for its beneficiaries, 4) support extramural research in health care capa
city development activities for the Hispanic communities, 5) promote research that will be aimed at developing a better understanding of health care services issues pertaining to Hispanics, and 6) foster a network for communication and collaboration regarding Hispanic health care issues.
Link: www.grants.gov…