Systems-Oriented Pediatric Obesity Research and Training (SPORT) Center of Excellence (U54)
The summary for the Systems-Oriented Pediatric Obesity Research and Training (SPORT) Center of Excellence (U54) 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 National Institutes of Health, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Systems-Oriented Pediatric Obesity Research and Training (SPORT) Center of Excellence (U54): Purpose. This FOA issued by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), solicits grant applications from institutions that propose to establish a center of excellence of childhood obesity research and training based on a transdisciplinary systems science framework and systems-based methodologies, including the use of systems modeling to capture the complexity of the etiology of childhood obesity and the potential impact of environmental and/or policy interventions. The center of excellence, structured as U.S. institutions in partnership with international institutions, will undertake epidemiological research linking biological with environmental and macrosocial factors of childhood obesity, conduct and provide developmental research funding for environmental and policy evaluations and/or interventions, and establish an infrastructure for postgraduate systems-oriented research and training in the field of obesity and chronic disease prevention and control. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the U54 award mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. For this funding opportunity,the NICHD, NCI and OBSSR intend to commit a total of $4.25M in FY2011 and one award is anticipated. Time periods up to five years may be requested.
|Federal Grant Title:||Systems-Oriented Pediatric Obesity Research and Training (SPORT) Center of Excellence (U54)|
|Federal Agency Name:||National Institutes of Health|
|Grant Categories:||Education Health Income Security and Social Services|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||RFA-HD-10-001|
|Type of Funding:||Cooperative Agreement|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Cancer Cause and Prevention Research|
|Current Application Deadline:||Dec 30, 2010|
|Original Application Deadline:||Dec 30, 2010|
|Posted Date:||Sep 23, 2010|
|Creation Date:||Sep 23, 2010|
|Archive Date:||Jan 30, 2011|
|Total Program Funding:||$4,250,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:|
|Expected Number of Awards:||1|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- County governments - City or township governments - 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 - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Regional Organizations.
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