U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Office of Minority Health (OMH)
08/23/21 6:00 PM ET
Cooperative agreement to a USA or Territory agency, IHE, school district, Tribe, or nonprofit organization to address health disparities impacting BIPOC populations. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. The program is intended to establish and operate a Coordinating Center that will be responsible for research, technical assistance, and evaluation.
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) announce the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 under the authority of 42 U.S.C. § 300u-6 (Section 1707 of the Public Health Service Act). OMH is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities. Through its demonstration projects, OMH supports the identification of effective approaches for improving health outcomes with the ultimate goal of promoting dissemination and sustainability of these approaches. This particular cooperative agreement aligns with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health priority on the elimination of health disparities and HHS Strategic Goal 2, Objective 2: Prevent, treat and control communicable diseases and chronic conditions.
The Coordinating Center (MP-CPI-21-003), combined with the Office of Minority Health demonstration projects (MP-CPI-21-004), constitute the “Framework to Address Health Disparities through Collaborative Policy Efforts” initiative. The goal of the initiative is to demonstrate the effectiveness of a methodological framework, structured process, and tool in supporting the assessment and identification of policies that may create or perpetuate health disparities by contributing to structural racism, as well as the modification, development, and implementation of policies to improve health outcomes.
The Coordinating Center will oversee and coordinate complementary and collaborative efforts among the participating sites (OMH-funded and self-funded) through leadership and management toward the goals and objectives of the initiative.
This notice solicits applications to establish and operate a Coordinating Center that will:
GrantWatch ID#: 197483
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Estimate Total Funding: $500,000 in first year; $250,000 in second year; $250,000 in third year
Estimated Project Start Date: 09/29/2021
Project Period Length: 3 years
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Agency Contact Information: Program Requirements or Technical Assistance:
Office of Minority Health
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