Funding Alert Vol. 32 No. 10 Alert #2 - October 12, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Announces Name Change and New Organizational Structure
The Division of HIV/AIDS at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new organizational structure and name change. The Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention will become the Division of HIV Prevention (DHP), and the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention will become the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. The decision to remove AIDS from division and center titles was not made lightly and is the result of several years of discussion about the core mission of the organization and was informed by partner discussions over the past decade. The CDC believes the new titles more accurately reflect the organization’s focus on high impact prevention of HIV.
From Division of HIV Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) email, Oct. 6, 2021.

HHS Awards $2.21 Billion in Fiscal Year 2021 to Help Americans Access HIV Care, Support Services, and Medication
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced approximately $2.21 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funding for cities, counties, states, and local community-based organizations in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. This funding, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), supports a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, medication, and essential support services critical to improving the health outcomes of nearly 560,000 people with HIV in the United States.
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website, accessed Oct. 7, 2021.

Public Funding Opportunities

Graduate Psychology Education Program: HRSA-22-043
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec. 9, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to 55 grantees will receive a total of approximately $25 million.
ELIGIBILITY: Note: Individuals are not eligible to apply under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Eligible entities are:
• APA-accredited doctoral, internship, and post-doctoral residency programs of health service psychology (including clinical psychology, counseling, and school psychology) and Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS)-accredited doctoral level schools of psychology. 
• States, U.S. possessions, and territories. 
• Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations.  
• Tribal organizations. 
Current Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) award recipients whose grants are scheduled to end on Aug. 31, 2022 are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity and should apply as “Competing Continuations.” All other applicants should apply as “New.” 
PURPOSE: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) releases this announcement to train doctoral health service psychology students, interns, and post-doctoral residents to provide quality interdisciplinary, integrated behavioral health including but not limited to Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (SUD) into community-based primary care settings in high need and high demand areas. The GPE Program also supports faculty development of health service psychologists. If funded, for-profit organizations are prohibited from earning profit from the federal award.
CFDA: 93.191
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334363.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Oct. 5, 2021. 
Subject(s): mental health, behavioral health, substance abuse, scholarships, health internships, primary health care services.

Healthy Living Mini-Grant: Austin Public Health
SOURCE: Austin Public Health-Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Oct. 31, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $2,500. Funds are provided through a cost-reimbursement process required by the City of Austin. 
ELIGIBILITY: Programs or services must be provided in Austin and Travis County. Nonprofit organizations in the following categories are eligible: 
• Faith-based organizations. 
• Community-based organizations. 
• Childcare centers.
• Schools and universities.
• Government entities.
PURPOSE: Austin Public Health is looking to award mini-grants for projects to promote healthy living in Austin and Travis County during the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year. Projects should address health disparities by reaching
people who face higher rates of chronic disease. Mini-grants up to $2,500 will be awarded to eligible organizations with a focus on making a lasting health change. Projects must focus on one (or more) of these seven topics:
• Active Living (Physical Activity).
• Community gardens.
• Tobacco-free living. 
• Healthy food access.
• Healthy eating.
• Breastfeeding support.
• Overall wellness.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Phone: 512-972-5640. Email: MiniGrant@austintexas.gov. For more information, go to www.healthyplaceshealthypeople.org/minigrant/.
From Healthy Places, Healthy People website, accessed Oct. 4, 2021. 
Subject(s): nutrition/food services, health promotion/wellness, smoking/tobacco, pregnancy, health disparities.

Innovative Multi-Level Approaches and Strategies to Prevent, Test and Treat HIV in Primary Care Settings in Health Disparity Populations in Geographic Hot Spots in the United States (R01 - Clinical Trial Required): RFA-MD-22-001
SOURCE: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Dec. 14, 2021. Due Date: Jan. 14, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIMHD intends to commit $3 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 to fund four awards.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: This initiative will support research projects that examine innovative approaches and strategies to prevent, test and treat HIV among health disparity populations or subgroups within primary care settings located in geographic areas with a high rate of new infections in the United States.
CFDA: 93.307, 93.242
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-22-001.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Oct. 5, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research, health disparities.

Role of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Infection in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin Disease (HD) Development with or without an Underlying HIV Infection (U01 Clinical Trial Optional): PAR-21-348
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Nov. 15, 2021; Nov. 15, 2022; Nov. 15, 2023. Due Date: Dec. 15, 2021; Dec. 15, 2022; Dec. 15, 2023. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization. 
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
• Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: The role of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) infection on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin disease (HD) development with or without an underlying HIV infection and AIDS will increase our understanding through mechanistic, epidemiological, or translational studies that examine how EBV promotes NHL or HD initiation, progression and the resulting disease sequelae. In addition, insights into mechanistic differences of EBV infection and lymphomagenesis between HIV positive and HIV negative persons will be gained.
CFDA: 93.393, 93.395 
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-348.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Oct. 6, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research.

Targeted Small Grants Program (TSG Program)
SOURCE: Reinvestment Fund, Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Interest (LOI): Dec. 7, 2021. 
$ AVAILABLE: Grants will range from $20,000 to $200,000.
ELIGIBILITY: This grants program and technical assistance is offered to healthy food retailers and food enterprises. For profit businesses, cooperative businesses, nonprofit organizations, and state, local, and tribal governments and governmental agencies are eligible to apply. Applicants must propose a project in an underserved area. Go to www.investinginfood.com/eligibility. Scroll down to use the interactive map to determine if your project’s proposed location qualifies as underserved.
PURPOSE: The program will support projects aiming to strengthen, expand, and innovate within the food retail supply chain. The program could assist a variety of organizations, business models, and capital needs of ventures that process, distribute, aggregate, market, and sell healthy, fresh, and affordable foods to underserved communities and markets. Projects must demonstrate how their proposed project will contribute to food access through the availability of staple and perishable foods for retail sale. 
CFDA: 10.872
CONTACT: Email: help@investinginfood.com. For more information, go to www.investinginfood.com/grant-opportunities/.
From Division of Nutrition Physical Activity and Obesity Weekly Digest email, Oct. 1, 2021.
Subject(s): nutrition/food services.  

Private Funding Opportunities

American Association of University Women: Career Development Grants
SOURCE: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $2,000–$12,000.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose last degree was received before June 30, 2014. Funds are available for tuition, fees, books, supplies, local transportation, and dependent care.
PURPOSE: Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce in education, health and medical sciences, or social sciences. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Grants support course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, certification program or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Funds are not available for doctorate-level work.
CONTACT: Email: aauw@applyists.com. For more information, go to www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/career-development/
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Oct. 4, 2021.
Subject(s): scholarships, health professions training, health care training.

American Association of University Women: Research Publication Grants in Engineering, Medicine and Science
SOURCE: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $10,000-$35,000.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Grants are not open to previous recipients of any AAUW national fellowship or grant (not including branch or local awards or Community Action Grants).
• Members of the AAUW Board of Directors, committees, panels, task forces and staff, including current interns, are not eligible to apply for AAUW’s fellowships and grants.
• Grant candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
• Grants are open to scholars who identify as women and who are conducting basic research in engineering, medicine, or physical or biological sciences at an accredited institution of higher education or research. AAUW will make final decisions about what constitutes eligible institutions.
• Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in engineering, medicine or the physical or biological sciences.
• The grantee must plan to have this research accepted to a scholarly scientific publication within six months of the end of the grant year and be listed as the sole author, senior author, first author, or author of equivalent significance.
• Tenured professors are not eligible. The grants are for tenure track, part-time and temporary faculty, as well as new and established researchers at universities. 
• Applicants may not apply for another AAUW national fellowship or grant in the same year.
PURPOSE: Having a strong publication record is a key to receiving promotions and tenure in engineering, medicine and science. Yet persistent gender stereotypes and bias in these fields can make it difficult for women to find the time and institutional support needed to publish their research. These grants help women overcome these barriers by funding research projects that will culminate in scholarly publications.
CONTACT: Email: aauw@applyists.com. For more information, go to www.aauw.org/resources/programs/fellowships-grants/current-opportunities/research-publication-grants/.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Oct. 4, 2021.
Subject(s): scholarships, health professions training, health care training.

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Invites Proposals for 2022 Clinical Scientist Development Award
SOURCE: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Due Date: Nov. 12, 2021 by 2 p.m. CT. Select applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by March 11, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: This award will provide approximately 17 grants of up to $495,000 each over three years ($150,000 direct cost and $15,000 indirect costs per year). 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for this award, applicants must: 
• Have received an M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent degree from an accredited institution. 
• Have a valid, active U.S. medical license at the time of application but do not have to be U.S citizens. 
• Work at a U.S. academic institution that grants doctoral degrees and can receive an award as an organization with 501(c)(3) Internal Revenue Service status. 
• Have a full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. Adjunct, affiliated, temporary, part-time or acting faculty positions are not eligible for this competition. Applicants that will become Associate Professor on or before the award start date of July 1, 2022 are not eligible for the award. 
• Have been appointed to their first post-training, full-time Assistant Professor faculty position between Dec. 1, 2017, and Dec. 1, 2020 (i.e., have been at the appointment no more than four years but at least one year). 
• Not have served as the principal investigator of an extramural single or multi-principal investigator, multi-year (term >12 months) research grant, cooperative agreement or contract with annual direct funding in the amount of $225,000 or higher with a start date prior to and inclusive of July 1, 2022.
• Not have applied for a single or multiple-principal investigator NIH R01 research grant or equivalent as principal investigator that has a start date prior to and inclusive of July 1, 2022. This includes but is not limited to: research projects that are part of a P01 program project, P50 center grant or a U01 cooperative agreement, DP1, DP2, R37, and V.A. Merit grants. 
• Not be in a graduate degree program at the time of the award. All education and training toward advanced degrees must be completed by the award start date, July 1, 2022.
PURPOSE: The transition to an independent research career is often more difficult for physician scientists than it is for other researchers, as these individuals must balance the demands of both seeing patients and conducting research. DDCF's Medical Research Program created the Clinical Scientist Development Award to provide mentored research funding to early-career physician-scientist faculty to enable their transition to independent and successful research careers. 
CONTACT: Email: ddcf@aibs.org. For more information, go to www.ddcf.org/funding-areas/medical-research/clinical-scientist-development-award/.
From Philanthropy News Digest email, Oct. 4, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research.   

Healthy Eating Research Special Solicitation: COVID-19 and Socioeconomic Recovery Efforts
SOURCE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Duke University 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Concept Papers Due: Nov. 17, 2021 by 2 p.m. CT.
Select applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by Feb. 16, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Approximately $1.75 million will be awarded. A maximum of $250,000 will be given for each award. Awards will last for 18 months.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.
• Awards will be made to organizations, not to individuals.
• Preference will be given to applicants that are either public entities or nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations or Type III supporting organizations.
PURPOSE: This Call for Proposals (CFP) aims to fund research on how COVID-19-related relief and recovery policies and programs impact child health and well-being. RWJF is interested in understanding how social and economic programs and policies related to poverty reduction—such as financial payments to families, income assistance programs, housing assistance or housing security programs, and increased access to social services—impact child obesity, diet quality, food security, and other relevant child and family health outcomes among lower-income and families of color. 
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to healthyeatingresearch.org/what-we-fund/current-funding-opportunities/.
From Division of Nutrition Physical Activity and Obesity Weekly Digest email, Oct. 1, 2021.
Subject(s): children’s health, health policy research, nutrition/food services, health promotion/wellness, health disparities.

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Grants (Panhandle)
SOURCE: Mary E. Bivins Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Nov. 22, 2021 at noon CT.
$ AVAILABLE: The foundation will not consider a grant request for less than $5,000.
ELIGIBILITY: Funding is directed toward programs or projects that benefit residents or communities in the following counties: Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, and Wheeler.
PURPOSE: Preference is given to projects that serve older adults. The Bivins Foundation distributes funds in the form of grants for charitable purposes that address specific, nonrecurring needs of nonprofit organizations committed to improving and enriching the quality of life in the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Grantees include organizations dedicated to health and human services, the arts and humanities, youth development, and more.
CONTACT: Jessica Tudyk, Program Officer. Email: Jessica@bivinsfoundation.org. For more information, go to www.bivinsfoundation.org/grants/apply-for-a-grant/.
From Mary E. Bivins Foundation website, accessed Oct. 4, 2021.
Subject(s): aged/seniors, human services, health care services, youth services. 

U.S. Deprescribing Research Network: Grant Planning Award
SOURCE: U.S. Deprescribing Research Network
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent (Required) Due: Nov. 12, 2021. Due Date: Jan. 28, 2022.    
$ AVAILABLE: Pilot awards are for one year with a maximum budget of $60,000 in total costs (directs plus indirects). The network anticipates funding approximately four to five awards (comprising both pilot and grant planning awards) each year.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible institutions include colleges, universities, medical or nursing schools, or other fiscally responsible organizations. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree (M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D. or equivalent). Applicants must hold a faculty, research scientist, or equivalent position at an eligible institution by the start date of the award. 
PURPOSE: Deprescribing refers to the thoughtful and systematic process of identifying problematic medications and either reducing the dose or stopping these medications in a manner that is safe, effective, and helps people maximize their wellness and goals of care. The U.S. Deprescribing Research Network is a collaborative research network with the overall goal to support development of investigators studying deprescribing for older adults and to catalyze a range of high-quality, clinically impactful research in this area. Grant planning awards are intended to fund grant preparation activities that will lead to submission of large grant proposals such as multisite clinical trials. 
CONTACT: Email: admin@deprescribingresearch.org. For more information, go to deprescribingresearch.org/network-activities/grant-opportunities/.
From U.S. Deprescribing Research Network website, accessed Oct. 1, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research, aged/seniors.  

U.S. Deprescribing Research Network: Pilot Awards
SOURCE: U.S. Deprescribing Research Network
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent (Required) Due: Nov. 12, 2021. Due Date: Jan. 28, 2022.    
$ AVAILABLE: Pilot awards are for one year with a maximum budget of $60,000 in total costs. The network anticipates funding approximately four to five awards (comprising both pilot and grant planning awards) each year.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible institutions include colleges, universities, medical or nursing schools, or other fiscally responsible organizations. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree (M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., or equivalent). Applicants must hold a faculty, research scientist, or equivalent position at an eligible institution by the start date of the award. 
PURPOSE: Deprescribing refers to the thoughtful and systematic process of identifying problematic medications and either reducing the dose or stopping these medications in a manner that is safe, effective, and helps people maximize their wellness and goals of care. The U.S. Deprescribing Research Network is a collaborative research network with the overall goal to support development of investigators studying deprescribing for older adults and to catalyze a range of high-quality, clinically impactful research in this area. The pilot award supports research related to deprescribing that provides key preliminary data, proof of concept, or developmental work that offers a clear pathway to future, larger-scale studies and career development for the investigators involved. This award is geared primarily, but not exclusively, toward junior investigators. All topics related to deprescribing are welcome. 
CONTACT: Email: admin@deprescribingresearch.org. For more information, go to deprescribingresearch.org/network-activities/grant-opportunities/.
From U.S. Deprescribing Research Network website, accessed Oct. 1, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research, aged/seniors.  

Events

Virtual – 2021 International Mental Health Virtual Symposium
SPONSOR: Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) 
WHEN: Available On-Demand beginning Oct. 29.
WHERE: Online.
DESCRIPTION: BBRF Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners and the Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health recipients present updates on leading research discoveries across brain and behavior disorders.
COST: Free. For more information and registration, go to www.bbrfoundation.org/event/international-mental-health-research-symposium.
CONTACT: Alison Brooks. Email: abrooks@bbrfoundation.org.
From Brain & Behavior Research Foundation website, accessed Oct. 5, 2021.

Virtual – Federal Grant Writing Boot Camp
SPONSOR: MyFedTrainer.com. 
WHEN: Nov. 9-12, Noon-3 p.m. CT.
WHERE: Online.
DESCRIPTION: Grant Writing Boot Camp is designed to be an easy-to-understand overview of the federal grant writing process to increase your grant readiness to apply for and secure federal grants.
COST: $797. Register before Nov. 1 to get special discount rate of $397. For more information and registration, go to myfedtrainer.com/portfolio/webcast-grant-writing-training-november/.
CONTACT: Phone: 970-744-3214. Email: CustomerService@MyFedTrainer.com.

From MyFedTrainer.com website, accessed Oct. 5, 2021.


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