Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program

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Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program: Section 417C of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to make grants to eligible entities for the purpose of carrying out programs to: develop education programs; disseminate information on radiogenic diseases and the importance of early detection; screen eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; provide appropriate referrals for medical treatment; and facilitate documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.  This grant program was developed in consultation with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Indian Health Service (IHS).  Within HRSA, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy administers the program, hereinafter referred to as the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program ( A successful applicant measures effectiveness and quality of services and continuously evolves their programs to achieve the greatest impact.  A successful RESEP applicant collaborates with other organizations while maintaining the integrity of federally funded programs by continuing to fulfill the mission, and comply with applicable laws, regulations and program expectations.  Applicants must provide a detailed description of a program designed to:  1) determine individuals¿ basic eligibility to apply for RECA compensation; 2) screen patients for radiogenic cancers and diseases; 3) provide further testing and/or referrals, as indicated, for the diagnosis and treatment of patients screened; and 4) develop and disseminate public information and education programs for the detection, screening, prevention and treatment of radiogenic cancers and diseases.
Federal Grant Title: Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-14-046
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.257
CFDA Descriptions: Grants for Education, Prevention, and Early Detection of Radiogenic Cancers and Diseases
Current Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2014
Posted Date: Dec 16, 2013
Creation Date: Dec 16, 2013
Archive Date: Apr 15, 2014
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Only the organizations located in the high-impact States cited in the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (P.L. 106-245); i.e., Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming are eligible to apply.
Grant Announcement Contact
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 CallCenter@HRSA.GOV
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Health Resources & Services Administration 301-443-5468
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