Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program

The summary for the Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the availability of funds under its grant program to assist researchers in conducting health services research for 2009. The purpose of the Hispanic grant program is to implement Hispanic American 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 SCHIP health services issues, 2) conduct outreach activities to apprise Hispanic researchers of funding availability to conduct research-related issues affecting Hispanic American 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 capacity development activities for the Hispanic American communities, 5) promote research that will be aimed at developing a better understanding of health care services issues pertaining to Hispanic Americans, and 6) foster an network for communication and collaboration regarding Hispanic health care issues.
Federal Grant Title: Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2009-CMS-HHS-0005
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.779
CFDA Descriptions: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Research, Demonstrations and Evaluations
Current Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2009
Posted Date: Apr 02, 2009
Creation Date: Apr 02, 2009
Archive Date: Jul 24, 2009
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants must meet one of the following three requirements in order to qualify for funding under this grant program. 1. A health services/disparities researcher at a university or college offering a Ph.D. or Master's Degree Program in one or more of the following disciplines: Allied Health Gerontology Health Care Administration Nursing Pharmacology Public Health Public Policy Social Work; or 2. A member of a community-based health organization with a Hispanic health services research component; or 3. A member of a professional association focusing on Hispanic health services and health disparities issues.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Linda GmeinerLinda.Gmeiner@cms.hhs.gov
Linda Gmeiner [Linda.Gmeiner@cms.hhs.gov]
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