Funding Opportunities – March 22, 2013

Up to two RWJF New Connections grants will be awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program in this round of funding. Awards will be for 12- to 18-month grants of up to $100,000 each.
The deadline for receipt of concept papers is March 27, 2013 at 3:00pm Eastern.

These grants are to support policy-relevant research of early-career investigators from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented communities, including researchers from ethnic or racial minority or lower-income communities, first-generation college graduates, or others who historically have been disadvantaged and underrepresented in research disciplines supported by RWJF. For the purpose of this call for proposals, only new investigators, defined as individuals who received their doctorate or terminal degree within 10 years prior to the award date for the grant (after November 1, 2003) are eligible to apply.

Funding opportunity from SAMHSA for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
Applications due: April 29, 2013
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $8.012 million in funding for FY 2013 Cooperative Agreements for Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment. The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for adults in primary care and community health settings with substance misuse and substance use disorders. Click here for more information and a link to the application package.

2013 Community Partnership Awards
 Mutual of America Life Insurance Company
Amount: $25,000
 April 1
Brief Description: This annual award recognizes outstanding contributions by nonprofit organizations, in partnership with public, private, and other social sector organizations, to society. Award recipients must demonstrate the difference the partnership has made, show the ability of the partnership to be replicated and stimulate new ideas in dealing with social issues, and illustrate the partnership’s commitment to advancing the mission and principles of the organization.

More information.


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