R40 Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program

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R40 Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program: This notice solicits applications for the R40 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program.  The purpose of the MCH FIRST Program grant is to advance the health and wellbeing of MCH populations by supporting innovative, applied, and translational intervention[1] research studies on critical issues affecting MCH populations. [1] For the purpose of this NOFO, an “intervention” is defined to include behavioral, social, or structural / health systems approaches, as well as combination applied clinico-medical and behavioral, social, or structural / health system approaches that contribute to the prevention of diseases or improvement of health (including clinical) outcomes for mothers, children and families at a population level.
Federal Grant Title: R40 Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-071
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.110
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 8th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: January 8th, 2018
Posted Date: November 6th, 2017
Creation Date: November 6th, 2017
Archive Date: March 9th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 6th, 2017
Category Explanation
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Only public or non-profit institutions of higher learning and public or private non-profit agencies engaged in research or in programs relating to maternal and child health and/or services for children with special health care needs are eligible to apply (42 CFR § 51a.3(b)).  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply, if they otherwise meet these eligibility criteria.  Non-U.S. entities are not eligible to apply. Applicants are required to submit proof of non-profit status.
Grant Announcement Contact
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
EAssing-Murray@hrsa.gov

Contact Evva Assing-Murray at (301)594-4113 or email EAssing-Murray@hrsa.gov
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