University Partnership Research Grants for the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The summary for the University Partnership Research Grants for the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Federal 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 Administration for Children and Families, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: University Partnership Research Grants for the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2011-ACF-OPRE-PH-0145
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.093
CFDA Descriptions: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Profession Opportunity Grants
Current Application Deadline: Aug 05, 2011 See link to full announcement for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications submitted electronically via Grants.gov must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the due date referenced above.
Original Application Deadline: Aug 05, 2011 See link to full announcement for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications submitted electronically via Grants.gov must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the due date referenced above.
Posted Date: Jun 17, 2011
Creation Date: Jun 17, 2011
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) plans to provide funds to support new research regarding the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program. These University Partnership grants to researchers and scholars are expected to augment the national evaluations of the HPOG demonstrations by focusing on questions relevant to career track education and training programs in the health professions and related labor market issues. The grants are intended to support research to inform and improve HPOG program performance and policy decisions and solutions, particularly for underserved populations. For more information about the HPOG program, see the original announcements at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2010-ACF-OFA-FY-0124 and http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2010-ACF-OFA-FX-0126. The awardees for the HPOG grants are listed on the Office of Family Assistance, Administration for Children and Family website http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/hpog_public_list.html.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
(a) Tribally Controlled Land Grant Colleges and Universities (TCUs) as cited in Section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land Grant Status Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C. § 301 note), any other institutions that qualify for funding under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978, (25 U.S.C. § 1801 et seq.), and Navajo Community College, authorized in the Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978, Public Law (P.L.) No. 95-471, Title II (25 U.S.C. § 640a); (b) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as defined in the amended version of the Higher Education Act of 1965, codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1061(2), and that are institutions established prior to 1964 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans, and must meet the definition of "Part B institution" in Section 322 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended; and (c) Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) as defined in the amended version of the Higher Education Act of 1965, codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1101a(a)(5), and that are institutions who satisfy Section 502(a)(5) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/hhs-2011-acf-opre-ph-0145
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk [app_support@acf.hhs.gov]
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