Jul 13, 2005
Application deadline for the National Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Program is July 13, 2005. The Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) provides multiple
mechanisms for the submission of applications, as described in the following sections. Applicants will receive notification via mail from the Office of Grants Management, OPHS, confirming the receipt of applications submitted using any of these mechanisms. Applications submitted to the Office of Grants Management, OPHS, after the deadlines described below will not be accepted for review. Applications which do not conform to the requirements of the grant announcement will not be accepted for review and will be returned to the applicant. Applications may only be submitted electronically via the electronic submission mechanisms specified below. Any applications submitted via any other means of electronic communication, including facsimile or electronic mail, will not be accepted for review. While applications are accepted in hard copy, the use of the electronic application submission capabilities provided by the OPHS eGrants system or the Grants.gov Web site Portal is encouraged. Electronic Submissions via the OPHS eGrants System. The OPHS electronic grants management system, eGrants, provides for applications to be submitted electronically. Information about this system is available on the OPHS eGrants Web site, https://egrants.osophs.dhhs.gov, or may be requested from the Office of Grants Management, OPHS, at 240-453-8822.
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The National Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Program seeks to: (1) Increase the diversity of the health-related work force;(2) reduce health disparities and improve quality of care for targeted minority populations through projects that are of national significance; and (3) improve evaluation procedures and the collection and analysis of data on targeted minority populations. Award(s) will be made in each of the following categories: Work Force Development, Health Disparities and Quality Care, and Data and Evaluation. Over the five-year project period of the cooperative agreement, multiple relevant projects can be supported under each cooperative agreement. Depending upon the category, the following are examples of the types of projects or activities that can be supported: Youth initiatives, health related internships, and fellowships; academic and other support services for students in the educational pipeline; disease prevention/health promotion; health services and behavioral research; health care access, including mental health, and human services support; health information technology and communication; cultural and linguistic competency; health information dissemination; nfrastructure development; data collection and analysis on specific minority populations; development of curricula, toolkits, and other educational/instructional materials; and technical assistance, training (e.g., ``Train-the-Trainer''), and other workshops on project evaluation.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Cooperative Agreements to Improve the Health Status of Minority Populations
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Public Health and Science