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Grant Opportunities

Top Grants of the Week



June 17-21, 2013 


WSC's Grant of the Week

The Administration for Children, Youth and Families Promoting Well-Being After Trauma program is funding cooperative agreement grants to implement and test innovative screening, functional assessment, and measurement-driven case planning and service array reconfiguration to produce positive well-being, adoption, and post-adoption outcomes for children, youth, and families with child welfare involvement. Eligible applicants include organizations with strong partnerships with state and local child welfare agencies.
Application Deadline: August 5, 2013


New Federal Grants


The Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Discovery Award is sponsored by the Department of Defense to provide support for military health-related research and to improve the health of military service members, veterans and beneficiaries. Proposed research must be innovative, using a legitimate hypothesis to challenge and differentiate itself from past studies by creating new perspectives.
Application Deadline: August 6, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency New Methods in 21st Century Exposure Science program provides funding to public and private non-profits (including institutions of higher education and hospitals) to improve the understanding of human exposure to chemicals in consumer products such as cleaning products, personal care products, cosmetics, plastics and electronics. Research proposals should provide tools to assess the potential impacts of chemicals in consumer products, enhance the capability to safely manage risks to human health, and generate information that individuals and communities can use to make informed choices about safe chemical and product use.
Application Due Date: September 17, 2013

The NIH Person-Centered Outcomes Research Resource (PCORR) program supports the creation of a research resource infrastructure for the administration of research investigations using person-centered health outcomes, i.e., those that are reported or performed by the individual research participant or patient. PCORR’s goal is to support the use and enhancement of four measurement information systems: 1) the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS); 2) the NIH Toolbox for Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function; 3) the Quality of Life Outcomes in Neurological Disorders (Neuro-QOL); and 4) the Adult Sickle Cell Quality of Life Measurement Information System (ASCQ-Me).
Application Deadline: September 26, 2013

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Mentored Career Development Award to Build Research Capacity in Global Mental Health (K01) program seeks qualified individuals possessing either a Ph.D. or MD with experience in biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences, and who are pursuing global mental health research careers supported by the NIMH, to apply for a short-term supervised research career development under the guidance of an experienced mentor, or sponsor leading to research independence.  
Application Deadline: October 22, 2013

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases is seeking to fund Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Clinical Centers, an international consortium of clinical research centers aimed at the delay or prevention of type 1 diabetes. This grant will: 1) provide infrastructure support for current TrialNet Clinical Centers allowing them greater ability to recruit, treat, and follow subjects in TrialNet studies and trials; 2) provide for current Clinical Centers to support Affiliate Sites; and 3) fund a new TrialNet unit, the Clinical Network Hub, that will focus on the coordination and enhancement of screening and recruiting activities.
Application Deadline: November 27, 2013

The NIH and the Food and Drug Administration have formed an interagency partnership to announce funding for Tobacco Control Regulatory Research (R01, R03, R21). This program will encourage biomedical, behavioral, and social science research that will inform the development and evaluation of regulations on tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing with the goal of protecting public health.
Letter of Intent Deadline: Varies Beginning December 13, 2013


Institutions of Higher Education 


The Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC) program is designed to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act by solving rehabilitation problems, and removing environmental barriers to improvements in employment and the overall health and outcomes of individuals with disabilities. RERCs develop systems for the exchange of technical and engineering information worldwide and improve the distribution of technological devices and equipment to individuals with disabilities. The funding priority for 2013 is Technologies to Support Successful Aging and Disability
Application Deadline: August 19, 2013

New Private Foundation Grants

The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) is seeking collaborative projects for the 2013 Humanitarian Projects Award to address sleep problems in disadvantaged populations. The ASMF is particularly interested in projects that develop or promote novel approaches to address inadequate sleep or sleep disorders in disadvantaged groups.
Application Deadline: August 4, 2013

The Walmart Foundation State Giving Grants supports non-profit organizations with programs that align with the foundation's mission to create opportunities for people to live better. The Foundation is seeking to fund programs in the areas of: Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating, Sustainability, Women's Economic Empowerment or Career Opportunity.
Application Due Date: August 9, 2013

In Case You Missed It:
Grant Alerts

NEH Bridging Cultures Community College Grants: Funding to strengthen and enrich humanities programs and scholarships. 

CMS Health Care Innovation Challenge Awards: Funding for projects that test new payment and service delivery models that will deliver better care and lower costs for Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees.

The WSC Approach to Grant-Seeking: 

Establishing, or growing, a grant-seeking program is within the reach of any organization regardless of size, experience or expertise. Our approach removes the typical roadblocks that organizations often face by establishing an efficient and effective strategy for securing funding via governmental and private grant programs. 

Designing, Executing & Maintaining Successful Grant Procurement Programs for Innovative Non- Profits Nationwide 

The WSC Approach to Grant-Seeking:

Education & Training

WSC provides customized training sessions on all facets of the grant-seeking process for organizations of all experience levels. Contact us to schedule an in person or web-based training session for your organization and check our website regularly for upcoming webinars. Examples include:

Federal Grants: Assessing Organizational Needs to Research and Track the Most Meaningful Opportunities 

Preparing Your Organization to Submit a Winning Federal Grant

Special Reports

WSC produces a variety of intelligence designed to keep our clients abreast of major legislative and policy developments inside the Beltway. Our team’s unique perspective and critical analysis is fueled by our proximity to the processes that shape public discourse.

Federal Update: Summer Outlook

The Aftermath of the Fiscal Cliff: What Happened, What It Means, and Where Things are Headed

FAQs On Sequestration Impact

WSC Workbook

WSC has developed the WSC Federal Grants Workbook to make the process of preparing an application more comprehensible and manageable. The Workbook breaks down the typical federal grant application into 10 distinct worksheets containing questions and prompts that elicit the data and information necessary to prepare a complete and competitive application. 

The Workbook is an exceptionally popular tool among some of the nation’s most innovative organizations for gathering the necessary material with which to construct an application.

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Vice President, Government Affairs

JFK Health System








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